Royalty For A Reason

The fact we are usually quite rightly seen as something to be avoided rather than emulated says far more about the church than it does the world.

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Royalty For A Reason

But you are not like that, for you are a chosen people. You are royal priests, a holy nation, God’s very own possession. As a result, you can show others the goodness of God, for he called you out of the darkness into his wonderful light. (1 Peter 2:9) Read: Ezekiel 45:13 – 46:24, 1 Peter 1:13 –…

Nobody Else

When the Temple guards returned without having arrested Jesus, the leading priests and Pharisees demanded, “Why didn’t you bring him in?” “We have never heard anyone speak like this!” the guards responded. (John 7:45-46) Read: 1 Kings 12:1-33, 2 Chronicles 10:1 – 11:17, Ecclesiastes 11:7 – 12:14 Relate: I used to watch a TV show called…

John 4:39-41 (Story Driven)

Many Samaritans from the village believed in Jesus because the woman had said, “He told me everything I ever did!” When they came out to see him, they begged him to stay in their village. So he stayed for two days, long enough for many more to hear his message and believe. (John 4:39-41) Read: Judges 7:1…

No Other

Read: 1Kings 1:1-53, Acts 4:1-37, Psalm 124:1-8, Proverbs 16:24 There is salvation in no one else! God has given no other name under heaven by which we must be saved. (Acts 4:12) Relate: In the book Radical, David Platt writes: I remember sitting outside a Buddhist temple in Indonesia. Men and women filled the elaborate, colorful temple…

October 17 – God Came Down

Read: Jeremiah 30:1-31:26, 1 Timothy 2:1-15, Psalm 87:1-7, Proverbs 25:18-19 For there is only one God and one Mediator who can reconcile God and humanity—the man Christ Jesus. He gave his life to purchase freedom for everyone. This is the message God gave to the world at just the right time. (1 Timothy 2:5-6) Relate: In the book…