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Daily Scripture Reading: Thursday, October 13

John 7:1-13 1After this, Jesus went around in Galilee. He did not want to go about in Judea because the Jewish leaders there were looking for a way to kill him. 2 But when the Jewish Festival of Tabernacles was near, 3 Jesus’ brothers said to him, “Leave Galilee and go to Judea, so that your disciples there...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Wednesday, October 12

John 6:60-71 60 On hearing it, many of his disciples said, “This is a hard teaching. Who can accept it?” 61 Aware that his disciples were grumbling about this, Jesus said to them, “Does this offend you? 62 Then what if you see the Son of Man ascend to where he was before! 63 The Spirit gives life; the...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Tuesday, October 11

John 6:52-59 52 Then the Jews began to argue sharply among themselves, “How can this man give us his flesh to eat?” 53 Jesus said to them, “Very truly I tell you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you have no life in you. 54 Whoever eats my flesh and...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Monday, October 10

John 6:43-51 43 “Stop grumbling among yourselves,” Jesus answered. 44 “No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draws them, and I will raise them up at the last day. 45 It is written in the Prophets: ‘They will all be taught by God.’ Everyone who has heard the Father and learned from him comes...

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Matt’s Blog: Muscle Confusion

A decade ago I became addicted to a new fitness regimen called Crossfit. Crossfit is dedicated to “forging elite fitness” and their philosophy is based on the principle of muscle confusion. When we want to get physically fit, it is healthy to create a little muscle confusion. It is necessary to disrupt our status quo....

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Daily Scripture Reading: Saturday, October 8

John 6:25-42   25 When they found him on the other side of the lake, they asked him, “Rabbi,when did you get here?” 26 Jesus answered, “Very truly I tell you, you are looking for me, not because you saw the signs I performed but because you ate the loaves and had your fill. 27 Do not work...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Friday, October 7

John 6:16-24 16 When evening came, his disciples went down to the lake, 17 where they got into a boat and set off across the lake for Capernaum. By now it was dark, and Jesus had not yet joined them. 18 A strong wind was blowing and the waters grew rough.19 When they had rowed about three or four...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Thursday, October 6

John 6: 1-15 1 Some time after this, Jesus crossed to the far shore of the Sea of Galilee (that is, the Sea of Tiberias), 2 and a great crowd of people followed him because they saw the signs he had performed by healing the sick. 3 Then Jesus went up on a mountainside and sat down...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Wednesday, October 5

John 5:31-47 31 “If I testify about myself, my testimony is not true. 32 There is another who testifies in my favor, and I know that his testimony about me is true. 33 “You have sent to John and he has testified to the truth. 34 Not that I accept human testimony; but I mention it that you may...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Tuesday, October 4

John 5:16-30 16 So, because Jesus was doing these things on the Sabbath, the Jewish leaders began to persecute him. 17 In his defense Jesus said to them, “My Father is always at his work to this very day, and I too am working.” 18 For this reason they tried all the more to kill him; not only...

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