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Daily Scripture Reading: Monday, July 31

Colossians 2:11-23 11 In him you were also circumcised with a circumcision not performed by human hands. Your whole self ruled by the flesh was put off when you were circumcised by Christ, 12 having been buried with him in baptism, in which you were also raised with him through your faith in the working...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Saturday, July 29

Colossians 1:28-2:10 28 He is the one we proclaim, admonishing and teaching everyone with all wisdom, so that we may present everyone fully mature in Christ. 29 To this end I strenuously contend with all the energy Christ so powerfully works in me. 1 I want you to know how hard I am contending for...

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Matt’s Blog: The London Underground

Flood family, If you’ve ever been to England then you know that the London Underground is its heartbeat. The iconic royal family and Buckingham Palace might be the face of Britain (“God save the Queen” and all), but the Underground is what keeps the city humming. Every day, thousands of commuters hear the famous phrase,...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Friday, July 28

Colossians 1:15-27 15 The Son is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. 16 For in him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things have been created through him and for him. 17 He is...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Thursday, July 27

Colossians 1:1-14 1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, 2 To God’s holy people in Colossae, the faithful brothers and sisters in Christ: Grace and peace to you from God our Father. 3 We always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when we...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Wednesday, July 26

Philippians 4:14-23 14 Yet it was good of you to share in my troubles. 15 Moreover, as you Philippians know, in the early days of your acquaintance with the gospel, when I set out from Macedonia, not one church shared with me in the matter of giving and receiving, except you only; 16 for even...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Tuesday, July 25

Philippians 4:2-13 2 I plead with Euodia and I plead with Syntyche to be of the same mind in the Lord. 3 Yes, and I ask you, my true companion, help these women since they have contended at my side in the cause of the gospel, along with Clement and the rest of my co-workers,...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Monday, July 24

Philippians 3:12-4:1 12 Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already arrived at my goal, but I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me. 13 Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I...

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Matt’s Blog: The Entire Spectrum

Flood family, On Wednesday night Roxanne and I were thrilled to join other Floodsters at Crown Point to celebrate baptisms with a bonfire and s’mores. My favorite part of this annual tradition is having an opportunity to hear from each person being baptized. Each of their unique stories was a powerful reminder that God is...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Saturday, July 22

Philippians 3:1-11 1 Further, my brothers and sisters, rejoice in the Lord! It is no trouble for me to write the same things to you again, and it is a safeguard for you. 2 Watch out for those dogs, those evildoers, those mutilators of the flesh. 3 For it is we who are the circumcision,...

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