Posts from January 2023

Posts from January 2023

Verse of the Day – Jan. 31, 2023

January 31, 2023 – Tuesday  John 4:46-50     NIV 46 Once more he visited Cana in Galilee, where he had turned the water into wine. And there was a certain royal official whose son lay sick at Capernaum.  47 When this man heard that Jesus had arrived in Galilee from Judea, he went to him and begged him to come and heal his son, who was close to…

Verse of the Day – Jan. 30, 2023

January 30, 2023 – Monday  John 4:39     NIV 39 Many of the Samaritans from that town believed in him because of the woman’s testimony, “He told me everything I ever did.” Comments To really grasp the importance of this verse you have to understand that Jews generally hated or considered as unclean both Samaritans and Gentiles. Yet, here was…

Verse of the Day – Jan. 27, 2023

January 27, 2023 – Friday  John 3:36     NIV/NET/ESV 36 Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life, but whoever rejects the Son will not see life, for God’s wrath remains on them. John 3:36     NKJV 36 He who believes in the Son has everlasting life; and he who does not believe the Son shall not see life, but the…

Verse of the Day – Jan. 26, 2023

January 26, 2023 – Thursday  John 3:18     NIV 18 Whoever believes in him is not condemned, but whoever does not believe stands condemned already because they have not believed in the name of God’s one and only Son. Comments I want to back up to John 3:16, but first let’s take a look at this verse in some detail. First point to make is that…

Verse of the Day – Jan. 25, 2023

January 25, 2023 – Wednesday  John 1:12-13     NIV 12 Yet to all who did receive him [Jesus], to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God— 13 children born not of natural descent, nor of human decision or a husband’s will, but born of God.  Comments This is John introducing us to salvation through Jesus where we…

Verse of the Day – Jan 24, 2023

January 24, 2023 – Tuesday  Acts 16:29-31     NIV 29 The jailer called for lights, rushed in and fell trembling before Paul and Silas.  30 He then brought them out and asked, “Sirs, what must I do to be saved?” 31 They replied, “Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved—you and your household.”  Comments The above verses begin a fascinating…

Verse of the Day – Jan. 17, 2023

January 17, 2023 – Tuesday  Romans 1:18-20     NIV 18 The wrath of God is being revealed from heaven against all the godlessness and wickedness of people, who suppress the truth by their wickedness, 19 since what may be known about God is plain to them, because God has made it plain to them. 20 For since the creation…

Verse of the Day – Jan. 16, 2023

January 16, 2023 – Monday  Romans 1:16     NIV 16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes: first to the Jew, then to the Gentile. Comments I literally love how verse 16 begins, For I am not ashamed of the gospel. Somehow it reminds me of the last phrase in…

Verse of the Day – Jan. 13, 2023

January 13, 2023 – Friday  Romans 1:5     NIV 5 Through him we received grace and apostleship to call all the Gentiles to the obedience that comes from faith for his name’s sake. Comments Did you know the book of Romans has faith mentioned 40 times in the NIV, one more than Hebrews and twice what Matthew and 1 Timothy each have. In the…

Verse of the Day – Jan. 12, 2023

January 12, 2023 – Thursday  Genesis     NIV 4 So Abram went, as the Lord had told him; and Lot went with him. Abram was seventy-five years old when he set out from Harran. Comments When I first read this, I thought how brave and faithful of Abram to leave in his old age … or older age.  Then I went back to 11:26 and…