• Apr2019

    Jesus captures our hearts

    April 19, 2019

    Pray – (1/2 minute) Read – (3 minutes) “It was Preparation Day (that is, the day before the Sabbath). So as evening approached, Joseph of Arimathea, a prominent member of the Counsel, who was himself waiting for the kingdom of God, went boldly to Pilate and asked for Jesus’ body.”...

  • God tore the curtain

    April 18, 2019

    Pray – (1/2 minute) Read – (3 minutes) “With a loud cry, Jesus breathed His last. The curtain of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom.” (Mark 15:37-38) Passage: Hebrews 9:11-28 The Temple in Jerusalem had a number of areas that restricted access the closer one came...

  • Pray – (1/2 minute) Read – (3 minutes) “When some of those standing near heard this, they said, ‘Listen, He’s calling Elijah.’ One man ran, filled a sponge with wine vinegar, put it on a stick, and offered it to Jesus to drink. ‘Now leave Him alone. Let’s see if...

  • Pray – (1/2 minute) Read – (3 minutes) “At the sixth hour darkness came over the whole land until the ninth hour. And at the ninth hour, Jesus cried out in a loud voice, ‘Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani?’ – which means, ‘My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?’...

  • Remember the cross

    April 15, 2019

    Pray – (1/2 minute) Read – (3 minutes) “The Lord Jesus on the night He was betrayed, took bread, and when He had given thanks, He broke it and said, ‘this is my body, which is for you; do this in remembrance of me.’ In the same way, after supper...

  • Stand up in victory!

    April 12, 2019

    Pray – (1/2 minute) Read – (3 minutes) “Returning the third time, He said to them, ‘Are you still sleeping and resting? Enough! The hour has come. Look, the Son of Man is betrayed into the hands of sinners. Rise! Let us go! Here comes my betrayer!’ ” (Mark 14:41-42)...

  • Submit to God’s will

    April 12, 2019

    Pray – (1/2 minute) Read – (3 minutes) “ ‘Abba, Father,’ He said, ‘everything is possible for you. Take this cup from me. Yet not what I will, but what you will.’ ” (Mark 14:36) Passage: Psalm 143:1-12 There are two statements that God has never uttered throughout time immortal....

  • Seek God in prayer

    April 10, 2019

    Pray – (1/2 minute) Read – (3 minutes) “Going a little farther, He fell to the ground and prayed that if possible the hour might pass from Him. ‘Abba, Father, ‘He said, ‘everything is possible for you.’ ” (Mark 14:35-36a) Passage: Philippians 4:4-9 After Jesus shared His burden with His...

  • Pray – (1/2 minute) Read – (3 minutes) “He took Peter, James and John along with Him, and He began to be deeply distressed and troubled. ‘My soul is overwhelmed with sorrow to the point of death, ‘ He said to them. ‘Stay here and keep watch.’ ” (Mark 14:33-34)...

  • Dealing with Stress

    April 8, 2019

    Pray – (1/2 minute) Read – (3 minutes) “They went to a place called Gethsemane, and Jesus said to His disciples, ‘Sit here while I pray.’ ”(Mark 14:32) Passage: Psalm 17:1-8 Stress is a normal condition of our human experience. Sometimes, I feel like I am an orange that is...