Thursday March 21, 2013

Day 32 – Prayer for the New Community Read Colossians 1:9-14 9 For this reason, since the day we heard it, we have not ceased praying for you and asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of God’s will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding, 10 so that you may lead lives worthy of the Lord, … Continue reading

Wednesday March 20, 2013

Day 31 – A New Community Read Colossians 1:3-8  3 In our prayers for you we always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, 4 for we have heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of the love that you have for all the saints, 5because of the hope laid up for you in heaven. You … Continue reading

Tuesday March 19, 2013

Day 30 – Promoting the Hope Read Acts 2:36-42 …Let the entire house of Israel know with certainty that God has made him both Lord and Messiah, this Jesus whom you crucified.”  37 Now when they heard this, they were cut to the heart and said to Peter and to the other apostles, “Brothers, what should we … Continue reading

Monday March 18, 2013

Day 29 – Promoting the Hope Read Psalm 96:1-6 1 O sing to the Lord a new song; sing to the Lord, all the earth. 2 Sing to the Lord, bless his name; tell of his salvation from day to day. 3 Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous works among all the peoples. 4 For great is the Lord, and greatly to … Continue reading

Sunday March 17, 2013

I will bless the Lord at all times;       his praise shall continually be in my mouth. My soul makes its boast in the Lord;       let the humble hear and be glad. O magnify the Lord with me,       and let us exalt his name together… O taste … Continue reading

Saturday March 16, 2013

Day 28 – Spread the Word Read Acts 1:6-8 6 So when they had come together, they asked him, “Lord, is this the time when you will restore the kingdom to Israel?” 7 He replied, “It is not for you to know the times or periods that the Father has set by his own authority. 8 But you will receive … Continue reading

Friday March 15, 2013

Day 27 – Hope’s Foundation Read Luke 24:36-47  36 While they were talking about this, Jesus himself stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with you.” 37 They were startled and terrified, and thought that they were seeing a ghost. 38 He said to them, “Why are you frightened, and why do doubts arise in your hearts? 39 Look at … Continue reading

Thursday March 14, 2013

Day 26 – The Promise of Hope Read Luke 23:32-43  32 Two others also, who were criminals, were led away to be put to death with him. 33 When they came to the place that is called The Skull, they crucified Jesus there with the criminals, one on his right and one on his left.  34 Then Jesus said, “Father, … Continue reading

Wednesday March 13, 2013

Day 25 – Grace and Hope Read Luke 15:25-32 25 “Now his elder son was in the field; and when he came and approached the house, he heard music and dancing. 26 He called one of the slaves and asked what was going on. 27 He replied, ‘Your brother has come, and your father has killed the fatted calf, because … Continue reading

Tuesday March 12, 2013

Day 24 – Grace and Hope Read Luke 15:11-24 11 Then Jesus said, “There was a man who had two sons. 12 The younger of them said to his father, ‘Father, give me the share of the property that will belong to me.’ So he divided his property between them. 13 A few days later the younger son gathered all … Continue reading