Category Archives: Christianity

Wheat

Judges 6:3-4, 6, 11-13a “Whenever the Israelites planted their crops, the Midianites, Amalekites and other eastern peoples invaded the country.  They camped on the land and ruined the crops all the way to Gaza and did not spare a living … Continue reading

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Bitter Water

Exodus 15:22-26 “Then Moses led Israel…into the Desert of Shur.  For three days they traveled in the desert without finding water.  When they came to Marah, they could not drink its water because it was bitter…So the people grumbled against Moses, saying, ‘What are … Continue reading

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Without Ceasing

Daniel 6:10-12a “Now when Daniel heard that the decree had been published, he went home to his upstairs room where the windows opened toward Jerusalem.  Three times a day he got down on his knees and prayed, giving thanks to his … Continue reading

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Resurrection

2 Kings 4:20, 25, 27a, 28, 30b, 34b “After the servant had lifted him up and carried him to his mother, the boy sat on her lap until noon, and then he died…So she set out and came to the … Continue reading

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Blossom

Exodus 25:8, 31-33 “Then have them make a sanctuary for me, and I will dwell among them.  Make this tabernacle and all its furnishings exactly like the pattern I will show you…Make a lampstand of pure gold and hammer it … Continue reading

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Crown

Psalm 103:2-4 “Praise the Lord, O my soul, and forget not his benefits—who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit and crowns you with love and compassion…” Isaiah 28:5 “In that … Continue reading

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Intercessor

Job 9:16-17, 33-34 “Even if I summoned him and he responded, I do not believe he would give me a hearing.  He would crush me with a storm and multiply my wounds for no reason…If only there were someone to … Continue reading

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Rocks to Remember

Joshua 4:20-22, 24 “And Joshua set up at Gilgal the twelve stones they had taken out of the Jordan.  He said to the Israelites, ‘In the future when your descendants ask their fathers, ‘What do these stones mean?’ tell them, ‘Israel crossed … Continue reading

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Midwives

Exodus 1:15-17, 20a, 21b “The king of Egypt said to the Hebrew midwives, whose names were Shiphrah and Puah, ‘When you help the Hebrew women in childbirth and observe them on the delivery stool, if it is a boy, kill him, but … Continue reading

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Garments

Mark 14:50-52 “Then everyone deserted him and fled.  A young man, wearing nothing but a linen garment, was following Jesus.  When they seized him, he fled naked, leaving his garment behind.” Genesis 3:21 “The Lord God made garments of skin … Continue reading

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