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Come Hungry: Feeding on God’s Words – It’s All About You

Psalm 119 has so many actions you can take to interact with God’s words. On Sunday, one of the ways we read about was hiding God’s word in your heart (119:11). You can tuck God’s words away in your heart by memorizing them. That is what you’ve done with your social security number, your account...

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Come Hungry: Feeding on God’s Words – It’s Delicious

The words found in the Bible are there to point you to God. He’s revealed himself in many ways, and the written word is one of those. Psalm 119 is a song that vividly describes the effort and the benefit of time with God’s words. This week, may you explore them and find strength and...

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Kids Need and Kids Can

Jesus did not want the kids taken away from him but brought closer. What a place to be: closer to Jesus! That’s not only for children but for anyone with the heart of a child. Pray God, I need your help to become less childish and more child-like. I want to think more about your...

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Two of the Greats: Commission and Compassion

From Virginia to Galilee and from Chicago lakefront to Naperville’s Riverwalk, there have been people gathering. Some were commissioning, some were commissioned, and all need compassion. Pray Ask God to help you see ways you’ve been selfish instead of compassionate toward others. Be specific and seek forgiveness. Next, ask him to remind you of ways...

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Confession: A Word or Two

Admitting you did or said something wrong is not easy, but it is necessary. In your relationship with God and others, acknowledging what you did is vital to the longevity of those relationships. Pray Come before God as you are. It is the only choice you can make because he already sees you as you...

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Road Trip with Jesus – Part 3

The last part of our road trip with Jesus unfolded yesterday. You learned the way to God, and who needs to know about that way. Now make it more personal. Even though we finished our Sunday morning road trips, keep on traveling with Jesus. If you weren’t able to catch the sermon you can watch it on our YouTube channel....

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Road Trip with Jesus – Part 2

The second part of our road trip with Jesus was yesterday morning. On that trip, you saw Jesus’ power and you saw what Jesus worshipped. I hope you will pause and consider that power and that worship in your own life this week. If you weren’t able to catch the sermon you can watch it...

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Road Trip with Jesus – Part 1

Yesterday, on the first part of our road trip with Jesu, you learned to know whom to follow. You also learned you are known. Each of those can change your life. How? Spend some time praying, reading, and responding below and we’ll gather for the second part of the road trip next week. If you...

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Jesus’ Teaching on Prayer (Luke 11:5-13)

Then Jesus said to them, “Suppose you have a friend, and you go to him at midnight and say, ‘Friend, lend me three loaves of bread; a friend of mine on a journey has come to me, and I have no food to offer him.’ And suppose the one inside answers, ‘Don’t bother me. The...

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The Magi Visit the Messiah (Matthew 2:1-12)

When King Herod heard this he was disturbed, and all Jerusalem with him. When he had called together all the people’s chief priests and teachers of the law, he asked them where the Messiah was to be born. “In Bethlehem in Judea,” they replied, “for this is what the prophet has written: “‘But you, Bethlehem,...