Give me a word, Lord: PATCHWORK QUILT

Psalm 139:13-16 You made all the delicate, inner parts of my body and knit me together in my mother’s womb. Thank you for making me so wonderfully complex! Your workmanship is marvelous—how well I know it. You watched me as I was being formed in utter seclusion, as I was woven together in the darkContinue reading “Give me a word, Lord: PATCHWORK QUILT”

Give me a word, Lord: THE TOMB IS EMPTY

Matthew 28:1-10 Early on Sunday morning, as the new day was dawning, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went out to visit the tomb. Suddenly there was a great earthquake! For an angel of the Lord came down from heaven, rolled aside the stone, and sat on it. His face shone like lightning, and his clothing wasContinue reading “Give me a word, Lord: THE TOMB IS EMPTY”

Give me a word, Lord: RAISED UP

John 12:1-2 Six days before the Passover celebration began, Jesus arrived in Bethany, the home of Lazarus—the man he had raised from the dead. A dinner was prepared in Jesus’ honor. Martha served, and Lazarus was among those who ate with him. Last week in our ladies’ Bible study, we look at John chapter 11, but ratherContinue reading “Give me a word, Lord: RAISED UP”

Give me a word, Lord: HOLY WEEK: CRUCIFIXION FRIDAY

John 19: 28-30 Jesus knew that his mission was now finished, and to fulfill Scripture he said, “I am thirsty.” A jar of sour wine was sitting there, so they soaked a sponge in it, put it on a hyssop branch, and held it up to his lips. When Jesus had tasted it, he said, “It is finished!” ThenContinue reading “Give me a word, Lord: HOLY WEEK: CRUCIFIXION FRIDAY”

Give me a word, Lord: HOLY WEEK: MAUNDY THURSDAY

John 13:1-5 Before the Passover celebration, Jesus knew that his hour had come to leave this world and return to his Father. He had loved his disciples during his ministry on earth, and now he loved them to the very end. It was time for supper, and the devil had already prompted Judas, son of SimonContinue reading “Give me a word, Lord: HOLY WEEK: MAUNDY THURSDAY”

Give me a word, Lord: HOLY WEEK: WEDNESDAY

John 12:4-8 But Judas Iscariot, the disciple who would soon betray him, said, “That perfume was worth a year’s wages. It should have been sold and the money given to the poor. Not that he cared for the poor—he was a thief, and since he was in charge of the disciples’ money, he often stole some forContinue reading “Give me a word, Lord: HOLY WEEK: WEDNESDAY”

Give me a word, Lord: HOLY WEEK: TUESDAY

Matthew 24:3-8 Later, Jesus sat on the Mount of Olives. His disciples came to him privately and said, “Tell us, when will all this happen? What sign will signal your return and the end of the world?” Jesus told them, “Don’t let anyone mislead you, for many will come in my name, claiming, ‘I am the Messiah.’Continue reading “Give me a word, Lord: HOLY WEEK: TUESDAY”

Give me a word, Lord: HOLY WEEK: MONDAY

Mark 11:12-25 The next day as they were leaving Bethany, Jesus was hungry. Seeing in the distance a fig tree in leaf, he went to find out if it had any fruit. When he reached it, he found nothing but leaves, because it was not the season for figs. Then he said to the tree, “May noContinue reading “Give me a word, Lord: HOLY WEEK: MONDAY”

Give me a word, Lord: I’M NOT LUCKY

Psalm 145:9 The Lord is good to everyone. He showers compassion on all his creation. Romans 8:28 And we know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to his purpose for them. Ruth 2:12 May the Lord, the God of Israel, under whose wings you have comeContinue reading “Give me a word, Lord: I’M NOT LUCKY”