What Do You Love?

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Psalm 69:1-5    New International Version (NIV) Psalm 69 For the director of music. To the tune of “Lilies.” Of David. 1 Save me, O God,     for the waters have come up to my neck. 2 I sink in the miry depths,     where there is no foothold. I have come into the deep waters;     the floods engulf me. 3 I […]

Words to Live By

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Proverbs 4   New International Version (NIV) Get Wisdom at Any Cost 4 Listen, my sons, to a father’s instruction;     pay attention and gain understanding. 2 I give you sound learning,     so do not forsake my teaching. 3 For I too was a son to my father,     still tender, and cherished by my mother. 4 Then he taught me, and he […]

How Many Lumens is Your Light?

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Psalm 139:1-6    New International Version (NIV) Psalm 139 For the director of music. Of David. A psalm. 1 You have searched me, Lord, and you know me. 2 You know when I sit and when I rise; you perceive my thoughts from afar. 3 You discern my going out and my lying down; you are familiar with all my ways. 4 Before a […]

What Are You Born Of?

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Psalm 29    New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Psalm 29 The Voice of God in a Great Storm A Psalm of David. 1 Ascribe to the Lord, O heavenly beings,     ascribe to the Lord glory and strength. 2 Ascribe to the Lord the glory of his name;     worship the Lord in holy splendor. 3 The voice of the Lord is over the waters;     the God of glory thunders, […]

Come Alive

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Ezekiel 37:1-14   New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) The Valley of Dry Bones 37 The hand of the Lord came upon me, and he brought me out by the spirit of the Lord and set me down in the middle of a valley; it was full of bones. 2 He led me all around them; there were very many lying in the valley, […]

When I Grow Up to Be A Man

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Proverbs 6:20-22    New International Version (NIV) Warning Against Adultery 20 My son, keep your father’s command     and do not forsake your mother’s teaching. 21 Bind them always on your heart;     fasten them around your neck. 22 When you walk, they will guide you;     when you sleep, they will watch over you;     when you awake, they will speak to you. […]

Jesus; You Are Leaving?

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Psalm 93    New International Version (NIV) Psalm 93 1 The Lord reigns, he is robed in majesty;     the Lord is robed in majesty and armed with strength;     indeed, the world is established, firm and secure. 2 Your throne was established long ago;     you are from all eternity. 3 The seas have lifted up, Lord,     the seas have lifted up their voice;     the seas have lifted up their […]

Life as a Branch

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Psalm 22:25-31    New International Version (NIV) 25 From you comes the theme of my praise in the great assembly;     before those who fear you I will fulfill my vows. 26 The poor will eat and be satisfied;     those who seek the Lord will praise him—     may your hearts live forever! 27 All the ends of the earth     will remember and turn to […]

Actions and Truth

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Acts 4:5-12   New International Version (NIV) 5 The next day the rulers, the elders and the teachers of the law met in Jerusalem.6 Annas the high priest was there, and so were Caiaphas, John, Alexander and others of the high priest’s family. 7 They had Peter and John brought before them and began to question them: “By what power or what […]

Death and Taxes?

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Genesis 1:26-31 New International Version (NIV) 26 Then God said, “Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness, so that they may rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky, over the livestock and all the wild animals, and over all the creatures that move along the ground.” 27 So God created mankind in his own image,     in the […]