Sunday, January 25, 2015
Luke 7:14 Then he went up and touched the coffin, and those carrying it stood still. He said, “Young man, I say to you, get up!”
Prayer: Jesus, thank you for showing us your care for the grieving widow.
Thought for the day: It is within our powers to embrace the sorrowing and bereaved.
Monday, January 26, 2015
Luke 7:28 I tell you, among those born of women there is no one greater than John; yet the one who is least in the kingdom of God is greater than he.
Prayer: O God, we are humbled by the thought that we are your children restored in Christ.
Thought for the day: Just to be a child of God is a joyful thing.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Luke 7:34 The Son of Man came eating and drinking, and you say, ‘Here is a glutton and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and “sinners.”
Prayer: Jesus, thank you for rubbing elbows with us.
Thought for the day: God can be found in your world, your work, your home.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Luke 7:47 Therefore, I tell you, her many sins have been forgiven – for she love much. But he who has been forgiven little loves little.
Prayer: Jesus, forgive us when our love for you is weak.
Thought for the day: We can choose enthusiasm.
Thursday, January 29, 2015
Luke 8:11 This is the meaning of the parable: The seed is the word of God.
Prayer: O God, may the seed of the word bear fruit in our lives.
Thought for the day: Bible verses come with a guaranteed-to-grow promise.
Friday, January 30, 2015
Luke 8:21 He replied, “My mother and brothers are those who hear God’s word and put into practice.”
Prayer: O God, we would prove our ancestry by our obedience to you.
Thought for the day: Sharing is a childhood lesson we cannot outgrow.
Saturday, January 31, 2015
Luke 8:24 The disciples went and woke him, saying, “Master, Master, we’re going to drown!”
Prayer: Jesus, may your calm in the face of life’s storms calm our spirits.
Thought for the day: A child lying at its parent’s side can sleep through a storm.