Jeremiah 9:23-24

Thoughts from Alex Morse Dive Deeper “This is what the Lord says: ‘Let not the wise boast of their wisdom or the strong boast of their strength or the rich boast of their riches, but let the one who boasts boast about this: that they have the understanding to know me, that I am the Lord, who exercises kindness, justice and […]

Matthew 11:28-30

Thoughts from Dayna Spaulding Dive Deeper “Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.”  Matthew 11:28-30 Behind […]

1 Thessalonians 4:3-5

Thoughts from Alex Morse Dive Deeper “It is God’s will that you should be sanctified: that you should avoid sexual immorality; that each of you should learn to control your own body in a way that is holy and honorable, not in passionate lust like the pagans, who do not know God;”  1 Thessalonians 4:3-5 Behind the Scenes When you say […]

John 14:27

Thoughts from Dayna Spaulding Dive Deeper “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.”  John 14:27 Behind the Scenes Today’s verse comes from the book of John, and it is part of a […]

Proverbs 16:32

Thoughts from Alex Morse Dive Deeper “Better a patient person than a warrior, one with self-control than one who takes a city.”  Proverbs 16:32 Behind the Scenes Several years ago, my wife and I were building a house.   The contractor did all the complicated jobs, but we did the flooring, tiling, and painting ourselves to […]

Matthew 5:5

Thoughts from Dayna Spaulding Dive Deeper “Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.”  Matthew 5:5 Behind the Scenes What comes to mind when you think about the words meek, humble, or gentle?  Do these words strike you as positive or negative?  Today’s verse comes from Jesus’s Sermon on the Mount, which is found […]

Matthew 24:45-46

Thoughts from Alex Morse Dive Deeper “Who then is the faithful and wise servant, whom the master has put in charge of the servants in the household to give them their food at the proper time? It will be good for that servant whose master finds him doing so when he returns.”  Matthew 24:45-46   […]

Romans 12:21

Dive Deeper “Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.”  Romans 12:21 Behind the Scenes Today’s verse comes from the apostle Paul’s letter to the Romans.  The book of Romans can be hard to understand, but over the years it has become one of my favorite books of the Bible because it […]

Luke 6:35

Thoughts from Alex Morse Dive Deeper “But love your enemies, do good to them, and lend to them without expecting to get anything back. Then your reward will be great, and you will be children of the Most High, because he is kind to the ungrateful and wicked.”  Luke 6:35  Behind the Scenes Being a disciple of Christ […]

James 5:7-8

Dive Deeper “Be patient, then, brothers and sisters, until the Lord’s coming. See how the farmer waits for the land to yield its valuable crop, patiently waiting for the autumn and spring rains.  You too, be patient and stand firm, because the Lord’s coming is near.” James 5:7-8 Behind the Scenes One year my wife and I bought […]