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Day 157 – Following Jesus

Day 157 – Following Jesus

Thoughts and Reflection Today we read Jesus rebukes the Pharisees for rejecting the commandments of God in favor of their traditions. For example, God commands them to honor their father and mother by taking care of them in their old age. Some Pharisees allowed people...
Day 156 – Jesus Casts Out Demons

Day 156 – Jesus Casts Out Demons

Thoughts and Reflection In today’s readings we learn that Jesus sends the deamons into a heard of two thousand pigs. For Jesus, one person is worth more that two thousand pigs — even though pigs are valuable during that time. The world is under the...
Day 155 – Jesus is Lord

Day 155 – Jesus is Lord

Thoughts and Reflection In today’s reading we learn that the synagogue elders are watching Jesus to see if he will heal on the Sabbath. Jesus asks them if it is lawful to do good on the Sabbath. They remain silent and Jesus looks at them with anger. This is a...
Day 154 – The Baptism of Jesus

Day 154 – The Baptism of Jesus

Thoughts and Reflection Today in the reading we start the Gospel of Mark. Most scholars believe that the Gospel of Mark is the account of Apostle Peter’s experiences. We are all called to pick up our crosses and follow him daily like he asked his disciples to...
Royal Kingdom Recap

Royal Kingdom Recap

153 days in the Bible in a Year Journey we wrapped up the Royal Kingdom. This is a wondrous time in Israel’s history. The twelve tribes are united as a nation and a permanent temple is built in Jerusalem for them to worship the Lord. Their lack of trust in God...
Day 153 – The Decline of Solomon

Day 153 – The Decline of Solomon

Thoughts and Reflection In today’s reading, we learn that our decisions have consequences for both ourselves and others. David was an absent father who did not pass his relationship with the Lord to Solomon. Solomon failed to be faithful to God. Solomon’s...