Saturday, June 6: Now we have heard for ourselves John 4:39-42

Many of the Samaritans from that town believed in him because of the woman's testimony, "He told me everything I ever did." So when the Samaritans came to him, they urged him to stay with them, and he stayed two days. And because of his words many more became believers.

They said to the ... Continue Reading

Friday, June 5: Surprised to find him talking with a woman John 4:27-38

Just then his disciples returned and were surprised to find him talking with a woman. But no one asked, "What do you want?" or "Why are you talking with her?"

Then, leaving her water jar, the woman went back to the town and said to the people, "Come, see a man who told me everything I ev... Continue Reading

Thursday, June 4: I, the one speaking to you — I am he John 4:15-26

The woman said to him, "Sir, give me this water so that I won't get thirsty and have to keep coming here to draw water."

He told her, "Go, call your husband and come back."

"I have no husband," she replied.

Jesus said to her, "You are right when you say you have no husband. T... Continue Reading

Wednesday, June 3: How can you ask me for a drink? John 4:1-14

Now Jesus learned that the Pharisees had heard that he was gaining and baptizing more disciples than John — although in fact it was not Jesus who baptized, but his disciples. So he left Judea and went back once more to Galilee.

Now he had to go through Samaria. So he came to a town in Sa... Continue Reading

Tuesday, June 2: He must become greater; I must become less John 3:22-36

After this, Jesus and his disciples went out into the Judean countryside, where he spent some time with them, and baptized. Now John also was baptizing at Aenon near Salim, because there was plenty of water, and people were coming and being baptized. (This was before John was put in prison.) A... Continue Reading

Monday, June 1: Whoever lives by the truth comes into the light John 3:9-21

"How can this be?" Nicodemus asked.

"You are Israel's teacher," said Jesus, "and do you not understand these things? Very truly I tell you, we speak of what we know, and we testify to what we have seen, but still you people do not accept our testimony. I have spoken to you of earthly thi... Continue Reading

Sunday, May 31: The wind blows wherever it pleases John 3:1-8

Now there was a Pharisee, a man named Nicodemus who was a member of the Jewish ruling council. He came to Jesus at night and said, "Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher who has come from God. For no one could perform the signs you are doing if God were not with him."

Jesus replied, "Ver... Continue Reading

Saturday, May 30: I will obey your decrees Psalm 119:1-8

Blessed are those whose ways are blameless,

who walk according to the law of the Lord.

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Friday, May 29: You alone are God Psalm 86:8-13

Among the gods there is none like you, Lord;

no deeds can compare with yours.

All the nations you have made

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Thursday, May 28: Restore to me the joy of your salvation Psalm 51:11-13

Do not cast me from your presence

or take your Holy Spirit from me.

Restore to me the joy of your salvation

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Wednesday, May 27: Against you, you only, have I sinned Psalm 51:1-6

Have mercy on me, O God,

according to your unfailing love;

according to your great compassion

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Tuesday, May 26: Hallowed be your name Matthew 6:9-13

"This, then, is how you should pray:

"'Our Father in heaven,

hallowed be your name,

your kingdom come,

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Monday, May 25: That all of them may be one John 17:20-23

"My prayer is not for them alone. I pray also for those who will believe in me through their message, that all of them may be one, Father, just as you are in me and I am in you. May they also be in us so that the world may believe that ... Continue Reading

Sunday, May 24: Stop turning my Father’s house into a market! John 2:13-25

When it was almost time for the Jewish Passover, Jesus went up to Jerusalem. In the temple courts he found people selling cattle, sheep and doves, and others sitting at tables exchanging money. So he made a whip out of cords, and drove all from the temple courts, both sheep and cattle; he scat... Continue Reading

Saturday, May 23: His love endures forever Psalm 118:1-14

Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good;

his love endures forever.

Let Israel say:

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Friday, May 22: I stand at the door and knock Revelation 3:20

Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with that person, and they with me.

Reflect

Here's a classic verse we often take out of context! We cite this verse to non-Christians, when in truth, the context here i... Continue Reading

Thursday, May 21: LORD, you hear my voice Psalm 5:3

In the morning, Lord, you hear my voice;

in the morning I lay my requests before you

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Wednesday, May 20: Wakens my ear to listen Isaiah 50:4

The Sovereign Lord has given me a well-instructed tongue,

to know the word that sustains the weary.

He wakens me morning b... Continue Reading

Tuesday, May 19: Speak, LORD, for your servant is listening 1 Samuel 3:1-10

The boy Samuel ministered before the Lord under Eli. In those days the word of the Lord was rare; there were not many visions.

One night Eli, whose eyes were becoming so weak that he could barel... Continue Reading

Monday, May 18: My sheep listen to my voice John 10:27-28

"My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me. I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; no one will snatch them out of my hand."

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Jesus is using a metaphor — imagery about sheep and a shepherd — to describe what a relationship with him is li... Continue Reading

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