Category Archives: Christianity

Throne

Psalm 89:14-15 “Righteousness and justice are the foundation of your throne; love and faithfulness go before you.  Blessed are those who have learned to acclaim you, who walk in the light of your presence, O Lord.” Zechariah 6:13 “It is … Continue reading

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Martyr

Matthew 5:43-44 “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…” Acts 7:59-8:1 “While they were stoning him, Stephen prayed, ‘Lord Jesus, … Continue reading

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Chains

Psalm 107:13-14 “They cried to the Lord in their trouble, and he saved them from their distress.  He brought them out of darkness and the deepest gloom and broke away their chains.” Daniel 4:33b-34a “[Nebuchadnezzar] was driven away from people … Continue reading

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At the Table

2 Samuel 9:1, 3b, 7 “David asked, ‘Is there anyone still left of the house of Saul to whom I can show kindness for Jonathan’s sake?’…Ziba answered the king, ‘There is still a son of Jonathan; he is crippled in … Continue reading

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Lamp

Genesis 1:1-3 “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.  Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters.  And God said, … Continue reading

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Cradles

Exodus 2:2b-4 “When she saw that [Moses] was a fine child, she hid him for three months.  But when she could hide him no longer, she got a papyrus basket for him and coated it with tar and pitch.  Then … Continue reading

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River

Ezekiel 37:6b-8a, 12 “Then he led me back to the bank of the river.  When I arrived there, I saw a great number of trees on each side of the river.  He said to me, ‘…Fruit trees of all kinds … Continue reading

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Seeing

Job 42:5 “My ears had heard of you but now my eyes have seen you.” Luke 2:27-31 “Moved by the Spirit…Simeon took [Jesus] in his arms and praised God, saying: ‘Sovereign Lord, as you have promised, you now dismiss your … Continue reading

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Sigh

Psalm 5:1-3“Give ear to my words, O Lord, consider my sighing.  Listen to my cry for help, my King and my God, for to you I pray.  In the morning, O Lord, you hear my voice; in the morning I … Continue reading

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Doves

Genesis 8:10b-11 “…[Noah] sent out the dove from the ark.  When the dove returned to him in the evening, there in its beak was a freshly plucked olive leaf!  Then Noah knew that the water had receded from the earth.” … Continue reading

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