Day Thirty-Nine: The Promise to Die

“From that time on Jesus began to explain to his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem and suffer many things at the hands of the elders, the chief priests and the teachers of the law, and that he must be killed and on the third day be raised to life.”   Matthew 16:21 Today is […]

Day Thirty-Eight: The Promise to Be Our Joy

“I have told you this so that my joy may be in you and that your joy may be complete.”   John 15:11 You’re never fully dressed without a smile! Have you ever heard that before?  If you’re into musicals you would know that this is a song from Annie.  This was one of my favorite […]

Day Thirty-Four:  The Promise to Be Our Light

“Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, ‘I am the light of the world.  Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness but will have the light of life.’”  John 8:12 I went on a new adventure the other day.  I rode in a boat on a lake in a cave! I visited the Lost Sea […]

Day Thirty-Two:  The Promise to Set Us Free

“For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has set you free from the law of sin and death.”  Romans 8:2 The weight became really heavy.  It felt like I was being pulled under water and I couldn’t make my way back up to the surface.  The chains around my legs and […]

Day Thirty-One: The Promise of Love

“God’s love was revealed among us in this way:  God sent his only Son into the world so that we might live through him.  In this is love, not that we loved God but that he loved us and sent his Son to be the atoning sacrifice for our sins.  Beloved, since God loved us […]

Day Twenty-Nine: The Promise of Healing

“But he was wounded for our transgressions, crushed for our iniquities; upon him was the punishment that made us whole, and by his bruises we are healed.”     Isaiah 53:5 Healing happens daily on this earth.  People are cured from cancer, cuts and scrapes on a child’s leg are healed, broken bones are healed, people who […]

Day Twenty-Eight: The Promise to Reveal Himself to Us

“They who have my commandments and keep them are those who love me; and those who love me will be loved by my Father, and I will love them and reveal myself to them.”    John 14:21 Do you ever pray that God will reveal Himself to you?  Are you ever in a place where you […]