New Testament

New Testament

Devotionals featuring the Gospels, the letters from the Apostles, and Revelation.
May
17
White woman and Black woman embracing during a rally.

Love in the Face of Violence

In the face of his betrayal and death, Jesus chose humility and love. And in the face of a horrible racist hate crime, Christians are called to love in the face of violence.
4 min read
May
03
Woman praying in desert setting.

A Powerful Prayer (part 1)

(Ephesians 1:15-19). Paul's powerful prayer for the church at Ephesus will embolden your prayer life for others to know and to seek God.
3 min read
Apr
12
Broken bread and a chalice of wine of a cloth.

A Not-So-Last Supper: Good Friday Reflections

The Final Supper begins and ends in praise. It’s communal. And it points forward to Christ’s return. Though it’s a solemn scene, it is a victorious one.
2 min read
Apr
05
Heart over sidewalk

Healing a World of Harms

Our world is full of harms. How do we reconcile God's goodness with humanity's evil? What is our hope? The apostle John offers a hope and a mission to answer this.
4 min read
Mar
29
Sunset with text "It is finished: Jesus has liberated you to worship"

"It is finished." Jesus has liberated you to worship

Lenten Reflection: Christ said "It is finished" at the cross. What does this mean for your life, and how does it affect your daily worship?
3 min read
Mar
15
Mobile money app open on smartphone next to a laptop.

The Deposit of the Holy Spirit

The deposit of the Holy Spirit: There's the redemption of the cross, the personal redemption of ourselves, and then the final redemption of all things on heaven and earth.
2 min read
Feb
13
Man eating while talking to family on a couch.

Invited into the Way of Love

(Ephesians 5:1-2) Jesus invites you into the way of love. The way He has loved the world through sacrifice and as a pleasing aroma to God.
3 min read
Feb
08
Woman staring up at falling snow with wide-eyed joy.

Never Lose the Wonder

(Ephesians 1:7-10) Deep joy. Rapture. Wonder. We see these traits in kids, but what about in adults? Here's why you should never lose your wonder in God.
3 min read
Feb
23
Arm raised in worship over dark background. Text: "relearning worship"

Relearning the Definition of Worship

After a crisis in spiritual identity and anxiety over worshipping the right way, God showed me the true definition of worship.
3 min read
Feb
04
Group of guys laughing while looking over a green vista.

Friendship with a Mission

Jesus calls his disciples friends. They know him and what he stands for. Jesus also calls you friend. His friendship is beautiful, loving, and whole. And it comes with a mission...
3 min read