July 2, 2018

Matthew 8:18-22

The demands of discipleship are a harsh reality. Jesus is forcing both the scribe and the disciple to come to terms with this. Safety and security are not guaranteed on this journey, and it may require walking away from family.

No one ever said it would be easy, but knowing I am never alone, knowing that you are beside me and that when I am afraid to take the next step, you carry me, is all I need.

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Daily Reading and Prayer

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A spiritual reflection on the daily readings that help cultivate a pattern of daily prayer and a deepening relationship with God


July 18, 2018

Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Matthew 11:25-27 Jesus praises the Father for his wisdom. God reveals himself to those who are open and receptive. Discipleship is not measured by... Read More

July 17, 2018

Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Matthew 11:20-24 Jesus warns the Galilean cities about their unwillingness to repent for their wicked and prideful behavior. The people did not... Read More

July 16, 2018 –

Monday, July 16, 2018
Matthew 10:34-11:1 Jesus’ words are harsh. The demands of discipleship are extreme. Jesus tells his disciples that the challenges they face... Read More