The Word of God: Acts 19:1-10 – September 23, 2020

1While Apollos was in Corinth, Paul passed through the interior regions and came to Ephesus, where he found some disciples. 2He said to them, “Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you became believers?” They replied, “No, we have not even heard that there is a Holy Spirit.” 3Then he said, “Into what then were…

The Word of God: Esther 6:1-14 – September 23, 2020

1On that night the king could not sleep, and he gave orders to bring the book of records, the annals, and they were read to the king. 2It was found written how Mordecai had told about Bigthana and Teresh, two of the king’s eunuchs, who guarded the threshold, and who had conspired to assassinate King…

Psalm of the Day – September 22, 2020 (Psalm 99)

1 The LORD is king; let the peoples tremble!He sits enthroned upon the cherubim; let the earth quake!2 The LORD is great in Zion;he is exalted over all the peoples.3 Let them praise your great and awesome name.Holy is he!4 Mighty King, lover of justice,you have established equity;you have executed justiceand righteousness in Jacob.5 Extol…

The Word of God: Luke 3:15-22 – September 22, 2020

15As the people were filled with expectation, and all were questioning in their hearts concerning John, whether he might be the Messiah, 16John answered all of them by saying, “I baptize you with water; but one who is more powerful than I is coming; I am not worthy to untie the thong of his sandals….

The Word of God: Acts 18:12-28 – September 22, 2020

12But when Gallio was proconsul of Achaia, the Jews made a united attack on Paul and brought him before the tribunal. 13They said, “This man is persuading people to worship God in ways that are contrary to the law.” 14Just as Paul was about to speak, Gallio said to the Jews, “If it were a…

The Word of God: Esther 5:1-14 – September 22, 2020

1On the third day Esther put on her royal robes and stood in the inner court of the king’s palace, opposite the king’s hall. The king was sitting on his royal throne inside the palace opposite the entrance to the palace. 2As soon as the king saw Queen Esther standing in the court, she won…

Psalm of the Day – September 21, 2020 (Psalm 47)

1 Clap your hands, all you peoples;shout to God with loud songs of joy.2 For the LORD, the Most High, is awesome,a great king over all the earth.3 He subdued peoples under us,and nations under our feet.4 He chose our heritage for us,the pride of Jacob whom he loves. Selah 5 God has gone up…

The Word of God: Luke 1:1-4, 3:1-14 – September 21, 2020

1Since many have undertaken to set down an orderly account of the events that have been fulfilled among us, 2just as they were handed on to us by those who from the beginning were eyewitnesses and servants of the word, 3I too decided, after investigating everything carefully from the very first, to write an orderly…

The Word of God: Acts 18:1-11 – September 21, 2020

1After this Paul left Athens and went to Corinth. 2There he found a Jew named Aquila, a native of Pontus, who had recently come from Italy with his wife Priscilla, because Claudius had ordered all Jews to leave Rome. Paul went to see them, 3and, because he was of the same trade, he stayed with…

The Word of God: Esther 4:4-17 – September 21, 2020

4When Esther’s maids and her eunuchs came and told her, the queen was deeply distressed; she sent garments to clothe Mordecai, so that he might take off his sackcloth; but he would not accept them. 5Then Esther called for Hathach, one of the king’s eunuchs, who had been appointed to attend her, and ordered him…