Today is hump day – the middle of many people’s work week. You’re halfway through, and the week is downhill from here. Then you will have made it to the weekend! Now, if your weekends are at all like …

 

Our next promise comes through a well-known moment in Jesus’ life when He stopped in Samaritan city at Jacob’s well. He was taking a moment to rest when He encountered a woman who came to the well in the …

 

When I was a little girl and my friends and I were promising to be BFFs (best friends forever), we were certain that our friendship would last forever. To prove our devotion to our promise, we would “pink swear.” …

 

 

 

 

 

 

But now thus says the Lord, he who created you, O Jacob, he who formed you, O Israel:Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine. …

 

 

 

 

 

 

And this is the judgement, that the light has come into the world, and people loved darkness rather than light because their deeds were evil. For all who do evil hate the light and…

 

 

 

 

 

 

The spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me; he has sent me to bring good news to the oppressed, to bind up the broken-hearted, to proclaim liberty…

 

 

 

 

 

When they heard it, they went away, one by one, beginning with the elders; and Jesus was left alone with the woman standing before him. Jesus straightened up and said to her, ‘Woman, where are …

 

 

 

 

 

Yet, O Lord, you are our Father; we are the clay, and you are our potter; we are all the work of your hand. Do not be exceedingly angry, O Lord, and do not remember …

 

 

 

 

 

Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth; for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and the sea was no more. And I saw the holy city, the new …

 

The word of the Lord came to me: O Mortal, speak to your people and say to them, If I bring the sword upon a land, and the people of the land take one of their number as their …