Monthly Archives: March 2013

Pledge Allegiance to the King

They are all guilty of treason against Caesar, for they profess allegiance to another king, named Jesus. – Acts 17:7 When Jesus entered the gates of Jerusalem, He was surrounded not only by throngs of cheering crowds, but by clouds … Continue reading

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“I Love You More” Day 40

I love you, O LORD, my strength. The LORD is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge. He is my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. I … Continue reading

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We Are His Witnesses

Pilate had a notice prepared and fastened to the cross. It read: Jesus of Nazareth, the king of the Jews.  Many of the Jews read this sign, for the place where Jesus was crucified was near the city, and the … Continue reading

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Love Doesn’t Let Go Day 39

Then the Israelites did evil in the eyes of the LORD and served the Baals. They forsook the LORD, the God of their fathers, who had brought them out of Egypt. They followed and worshiped various gods of the peoples … Continue reading

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Love Embodied Day 38

Surely he took up our infirmities and carried our sorrows, yet we considered him stricken by God, smitten by him, and afflicted.But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace … Continue reading

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Pointing to Christ Day 37

Then Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan to be baptized by John. But John tried to deter him, saying, “I need to be baptized by you, and do you come to me?” Jesus replied, “Let it be so now; … Continue reading

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God’s Unfailing Love Day 36

If we had forgotten the name of our God or spread out our hands to a foreign god, would not God have discovered it, since he knows the secrets of the heart? Yet for your sake we face death all … Continue reading

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Pilate’s Dilemma

“What shall I do, then, with Jesus who is called the Messiah?” Pilate asked. – Matthew 27:22 Pontius Pilate was the consummate politician.  He had risen to the Governorship of Judea by his wits, his political savvy, and his instincts.  … Continue reading

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A Spirit of Power Day 35

I thank God… as night and day I constantly remember you in my prayers. Recalling your tears, I long to see you, so that I may be filled with joy. I have been reminded of your sincere faith, which first … Continue reading

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Love the Bully Day 34

“You have heard that it was said, ‘Love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ But I tell you: Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, that you may be sons of your Father in heaven. He causes … Continue reading

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