April 27 – Loving God + Loving Others = Everything

TODAY’S VERSES: Matthew 22:36-39  36 “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?” 37 Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ 38 This is the first and greatest commandment. 39 And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ 40 All the Law...

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April 26 – A Hunger For God and His Mission

TODAY’S VERSE: John 4:4-7 4 Now he had to go through Samaria. 5 So he came to a town in Samaria called Sychar, near the plot of ground Jacob had given to his son Joseph. 6 Jacob’s well was there, and Jesus, tired as he was from the journey, sat down by the well. It...

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April 25 – The Harvest Is Plentiful in the Greater Akron Area

TODAY’S VERSES: Matthew 9:35-38 35 Jesus went through all the towns and villages, teaching in their synagogues, proclaiming the good news of the kingdom and healing every disease and sickness. 36 When he saw the crowds, he had compassion on them, because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd. 37 Then he said...

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April 24 – Examining Our Hearts

TODAY’S VERSES: Psalm 139:23-24 23 Search me, God, and know my heart;     test me and know my anxious thoughts. 24 See if there is any offensive way in me,     and lead me in the way everlasting. James 4:2-3 2 You desire but do not have, so you kill. You covet but you cannot get what you want,...

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April 23 – Finding Focus and Wisdom in the Bible

TODAY’S VERSE: Psalm 119:105 Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path. DO THIS: Memorize John 3:16-17- “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.  For God did not send his...

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April 21 & 22 – Trust God To Provide in Rest

TODAY’S VERSES: Psalm 121 1 I lift up my eyes to the mountains—     where does my help come from? 2 My help comes from the Lord,     the Maker of heaven and earth. 3 He will not let your foot slip—     he who watches over you will not slumber; 4 indeed, he who watches over Israel     will neither...

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April 20 – Love And Sacrifice

TODAY’S VERSES:  John 15:12-17 12 My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you. 13 Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.14 You are my friends if you do what I command. 15 I no longer call you servants, because a servant does not know his...

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God’s Heart In Fasting

Why should we fast?  Obviously, it is not about trying to manipulate God, or gaining some spiritual advantage over people, or losing weight by dieting.  Although there are physical aspects to fasting, it is essentially a spiritual matter.  Let’s take a look at why people fasted in the Bible. 2...

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April 18 – The Gospel Won’t Be Heard Unless It’s Told

TODAY’S VERSES: Romans 10:11-15 11 As Scripture says, “Anyone who believes in him will never be put to shame.”[a]12 For there is no difference between Jew and Gentile—the same Lord is Lord of alland richly blesses all who call on him, 13 for, “Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.”[b]...

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