When Dreams Die

God Is With You In The Middle

9/17/17

Description:Text: Genesis 39Bible Reading:Monday, September 18Job 12:13-16Tuesday, September 19Jeremiah 17:5-8Wednesday, September 20Isaiah 40:27-31Thursday, September 21Hebrews 10:19-25Friday, September 22Hebrews 11:13-16; 39-40

When Dreams Die

God Gives A Dream

9/10/17

Description:Text: Genesis 37:1-36Bible Reading:Monday, September 11Genesis 37:1-36 (for further background on thefamily read Genesis 27-35)Tuesday, September 12Psalm 16:11; 23:1-6; 32:8; 37:23Wednesday, September 13Proverbs 3:5-6; Isaiah 30:19-21; 48:12-17Thursday, September 14John 7:16-17; 8:12; 10:1-18; 16:13Friday, September 15Romans 8:14; Philippians 2:12-13;Colossians 3:15-17; Hebrews 13:21

In Step with the Spirit

Love - The Foundational Fruit

9/3/17

Description:Text: Galatians 5:16-26Bible Reading:Monday, September 4Exodus 15:13; 34:6-7; Numbers 14:17-19;Psalm 103:1-22 and explore how God loves usTuesday, September 5Deuteronomy 6:1-5 and Mark 12:29-33and reflect on how God longs for us to lovehim and one anotherWednesday, September 6John 3:16-35; 13:1-35 and explore how Jesustaught us to love through his love for usThursday, September 7Leviticus 19:34; John 13:34-36; Romans 12:9-21;1 John 3:22-24 and 4:7-12 and reflect on God’scommand that we love one anotherFriday, September 8I Corinthians 13:1-13 and reflect on howimportant love is and what it looks like!

In Step with the Spirit

Kindness

8/27/17

Description:Text: Galatians 5:22-25Bible Reading:Monday, August 28Isaiah 54:4-8; Jeremiah 9:23-24; Hosea 11:1-4and reflect on God’s character of KindnessTuesday, August 29Psalm 106:1-48 (note verse 7) and reflect on howGod’s people responded to his KindnessWednesday, August 30Romans 2:1-4; Titus 3:3-8 and reflect on howkindness leads usThursday, August 31Ephesians 2:1-10 and Colossians 3:12-17 andreflect on how God’s kindness leads usFriday, September 1The Book of Ruth, paying special attention to thekindnesses shown from one person to another(1:8; 2:20; 3:10)

In Step with the Spirit

The Complexity of Goodness

8/20/17

Description:Text: 1 Peter 2:5Bible Reading:Monday, August 21Jeremiah 5:20-25Tuesday, August 22Psalm 14 and Romans 3:9-20Wednesday, August 23Luke 18:18-29Thursday, August 24Genesis 1:27-31Friday, August 251 Peter 2

In Step with the Spirit

Self-Control

8/13/17

Description:Text: Galatians 5:14-24Bible Reading:Monday, August 141 Corinthians 9:19-26Tuesday, August 15Titus 1:5-9; 1 Timothy 3:1-7 for instructions on self control for specific peopleWednesday, August 162 Timothy 3:1-16sThursday, August 172 Peter 1:3-11Friday, August 18Galatians 5:1-25

In Step with the Spirit

Patience

8/6/17

Description:Text: Galatians 5:15-24Bible Reading:Monday, August 14Romans 2:3-5; 9:21-23; 1 Timothy 1:15-17; 2 Peter 3:15 and reflect on God’s patience toward usTuesday, August 15Proverbs 14:29; 15:18; 16:32; 19:11; 25:15; Ecclesiastes 7:8 and reflect on practical wisdom about patienceWednesday, August 161 Corinthians 13:1-6; Romans 12:12; Ephesians 4:1-3; Colossians 3:12-13; 1 Thessalonians 5:14 and reflect on how patience impacts our relationshipsThursday, August 17James 1:2-8 and reflect on how God builds patience into our livesFriday, August 18Psalm 37:7; Romans 8:25; 2 Timothy 4:1-3; James 5:7-10 and reflect on how patience impacts our witness and our waiting for God’s promises

In Step with the Spirit

Joy

7/30/17

Description:Text: Galatians 5:14-24Bible Reading:Monday, July 31Psalm 16:1-11Tuesday, August 1Psalm 19:1-14Wednesday, August 2Psalm 28:1-9; 30:11Thursday, August 3Psalm 33:1-22. Friday, August 4John 16:1-33

In Step with the Spirit

Gentleness

7/23/17

Description:Text: Galatians 5:19-25Bible Reading:Monday, July 31Read 1 Kings 19:1-18 and reflect on how God chose to reveal himself to a worn-out, discouraged Elijah.Tuesday, August 1Read Matthew 11:25-30 and reflect on how Jesus chooses to reveal himself and the Father to us.Wednesday, August 2Read Ephesians 4:1-6; Colossians 3:12-14 and reflect on how we are called to live gentle lives and how that impacts the body of Christ.Thursday, August 3Read 1 Timothy 3:1-3; 6:11-12 which deal with qualifications for church leadership and note the role gentleness plays. Spend some praying for our current leaders (Elders, Staff, Ministry leaders) and future pastoral leadership. Use Galatians 2:20 to ask God that these leaders would daily identify with Christ in his death and resurrection so that Christ lives through them. Friday, August 4Read James 3:13-18 which speaks of gentleness in wisdom and peacemaking and then Proverbs 15:1-4 for practical wisdom for how we are gentle in our day to day interactions.

In Step with the Spirit

Peace

7/16/17

Description:Text: Galatians 5/bible Reading:Monday, July 17Colossians 3:14-15Tuesday, July 18Isaiah 9:6-7Wednesday, July 19Isaiah 32:15-20Thursday, July 202 Corinthians 14:11Friday, July 21James 3:16-18

In Step with the Spirit

God is Faithful, So we are Faithful

7/9/17

Description:Text: Galatians 5Bible Reading:Monday, July 10Read Genesis 15:6; Romans 4Consider Abraham’s faith, why do you think he believed?Tuesday, July 11Read Hebrews 11What does faith mean and who are the faithful?Wednesday, July 12Read Deuteronomy 7:9; Psalm 111 Meditate on God’s faithfulness and reflect on His faithfulness in your life. How has he been faithful to you? Thursday, July 13Read John 15:1-13 What does it look like to be attached to the Vine?Friday, July 14Read Galatians 5:13-26 Compare the fruit of the Spirit to the sinful nature. Write down what you notice.

In Step with the Spirit

In Step with the Spirit

7/2/17

Description:Text: Galatians 2:20Bible Reading:Monday, July 3Read Galatians 1:1-10. What was Paul challenging the churches in Galatia about?Tuesday, July 4Read Galatians 1:11-2:10 This is Paul’s story of how he came to understand the gospel of grace and what happened when he shared that gospel with the Gentiles.Wednesday, July 5Read Galatians 2:11-21 Paul shares how even Peter, a key leader in the church struggled with living out grace instead of legalism. Focus on verse 20, which is our key verse for this series.Thursday, July 6Read Galatians 3:1-25 Paul teaches that the law was just a guardian but not the full adoption into grace.Friday, July 7Read Galatians 3:26-4:1-7 and then skip to 5:1-12 – Now you are ready to study the Fruit of the Spirit!

Everyone Service

He Made Him to be Sin

6/25/17

Description:Text: Numbers 21:4-9Bible Reading:Monday, July 3John 3:1-21Tuesday, July 42 Corinthians 5:18-21Wednesday, July 5Psalm 121Thursday, July 6Revelation 1:12-20Friday, July 7Isaiah 12

Faith at Work - James

Lasting Faith

6/18/17

Description:Text: James 5:7-20Bible Reading:Monday, June 19Psalm 107:28-30Tuesday, June 20Philippians 4:6-7Wednesday, June 211 Timothy 2:1-2Thursday, June 222 Chronicles 7:14Friday, June 23Ephesians 1:18 and 6:18

Faith at Work - James

Humble Faith

6/11/17

Description:Text: James 4:11-5:6Bible Reading:Monday, June 12James 1Tuesday, June 13James 2Wednesday, June 14James 3Thursday, June 15James 4Friday, June 16James 5

Faith at Work - James

Wise Faith

6/4/17

Description:Text: James 3:13-4:10Bible Reading:Monday, June 5Job 28:28; Psalm 25:9; 45:4; 107:43; 149:4 on wisdomTuesday, June 62 Corinthians 12:20; Romans 13:13;Philippians 1:15; 2:3 on bitter jealousy and selfishnessWednesday, June 7Romans 7:13-15 on where theseevil desires come fromThursday, June 81 Peter 5:5; Psalm138:6; Matthew 23:13Proverbs 29:23 on humilityFriday, June 9Proverbs 11:18; Matthew 5:9; Hosea 10:12Philippians 2:1-11on humility

Faith at Work - James

Taming the Tounge

5/28/17

Description:Text: James 3:1-13Bible Reading:Monday, May 22 Ephesians 4:29Tuesday, May 23Matthew 12:33-37Wednesday, May 241 Peter 2:1-5Thursday, May 251 Corinthians 13:1-13Friday, May 26Romans 12:1-21

Faith at Work - James

Dead Faith

5/21/17

Description:Text: James 2:14-26Bible Reading Monday, May 22 James 2:14-26Tuesday, May 23 Genesis 12:1-5; 15:1-1-6; Galatians 3:1-6Wednesday, May 24 Joshua 2:1-24Thursday, May 25 Romans 3:21-31Friday, May 26 Romans 4:1-25

Faith at Work - James

Impartial Faith

5/14/17

Description:Text: James 2:1-13Bible ReadingMonday, May 15 1 Timothy 5:21Tuesday, May 16Galatians 3:27-28Wednesday, May 17Acts 10:34-36Thursday, May 18Deuteronomy 10:17Friday, May 19Leviticus 19:15

Faith at Work - James

Words That Free Us

5/7/17

Description:Text: James 1:19-27Bible Reading:Monday, May 8 John 8:31-32Tuesday, May 9Psalm 119:11Wednesday, May 101 Peter 1:22-25Thursday, May 11Proverbs 25:11Friday, May 12Romans 12:2

Faith at Work - James

Faith Under Attack

4/30/17

Description:Text: James 1:1-18Bible Reading:Monday - James 1Tuesday - James 2Wednesday - James 3Thursday - James 4Friday - James 5

7 Sayings from John

I Am the Vine

4/23/17

Description:Text: John 15:1-17Bible Reading:Monday, April 24 John 15:1-17Tuesday, April 25Psalm 1Wednesday, April 26Galatians 5:16-26Thursday, April 27Matthew 11:28-30 Friday, April 281 Corinthians 3:5-9

7 Sayings from John

I Am the Ressurection and the Life

4/16/17

Description:Text: John 11:1-44Bible Reading:Monday, April 17 John 11:17-27Tuesday, April 18John 10:7-10Wednesday, April 191 Corinthians 15:12-19Thursday, April 201 Corinthians 15:55 Friday, April 21Romans 8:11

7 Sayings from John

I Am the Way, the Truth and the Life

4/9/17

Description:Text: John 14:1-12Bible Reading:Monday, April 10John 14-:1-7Tuesday, April 11Acts 4:11-12Wednesday, April 12Psalm 43:3-5Thursday, April 13Romans 6:22-23Friday, April 14John 14:15-20

7 Sayings from John

I Am the Good Shepherd

4/2/17

Description:Text: John 10:11-21Bible Reading:Monday, April 3 Ezekiel 34:1-24 and 30-31 and reflect on the description of the bad shepherds and how God desired to be Israel’s ShepherdTuesday, April 4The idea of God as our Shepherd, and human spiritual leaders as shepherds was not new in Jesus day. Read these passages to explore: Genesis 48:15-16 (Jacob’s blessing of Joseph; 2 Samuel 5:1-3; 7:1-9; 24:10-17 (David’s view of himself as an under-shepherd of God the great Shepherd. Note especially when he takes responsibility for his sin impacting the people/sheep) What do you learn about those God calls to shepherd his people on his behalf?Wednesday, April 5Read Zechariah 11:4-17 – Where God asks Zechariah to symbolically shepherd the people as God does and Zechariah experiences what it is like to fire bad shepherds and deal with unruly sheep!Thursday, April 6Read John 10:1-1-21 – What do you learn Jesus as the Good Shepherd that we all long for? What characterizes the relationship of sheep (people) to the Good Shepherd (Jesus)? Friday, April 7Read Psalm 23 as a prayer

7 Sayings from John

I Am the Door

3/26/17

Description:Text: John 10:9Bible Readings:Monday, March 27John 10:8-10Tuesday, March 28John 10:1-7Wednesday, March 29Ezekiel 34:14Thursday, March 30Ezekiel 36:38Friday, March 31John 14:6

7 Sayings from John

I Am the Light of the World

3/19/17

Description:Text: John 8:12-20Bible Reading:Monday, March 20John 7:1-52Tuesday, March 21John 8:12-59Wednesday, March 22John 9:1-41Thursday, March 23John 3:16-20Friday, March 24Matthew 5:15; Psalm 109:5

7 Sayings from John

I Am the Bread of Life

3/12/17

Description:Text: John 6:32-58Bible Reading:Monday, March 13John 6:1-15Jesus feeds the Five ThousandTuesday, March 14John 6:25-58Jesus the Bread of LifeWednesday, March 15Matthew 4:1-11Man Shall not live by Bread AloneThursday, March 162 Kings 7:1-16Share the Good NewsFriday, March 17Luke 22:14-30In Remembrance of Jesus

7 Sayings from John

Intro to the 7 Sayings of John

3/5/17

Description:Text: John 15:9-17Bible Reading:Monday, March 6Romans 5:1-8Tuesday, March 7Song of Songs 8:6-7Wednesday, March 81 John 4:7-21Thursday, March 9Psalm 130Friday, March 10Acts 4:32-37

Sunset: Past, Present & Future

Hope When God Seems Unfair

2/26/17

Description:Text: Jonah 4Bible Reading:Monday, February 27Jonah 1Tuesday, February 28Jonah 2Wednesday, March 1Jonah 3Thursday, March 2Jonah 4Friday, March 3Matthew 12:40-41

Sunset: Past, Present & Future

Still Choosing to Follow

2/19/17

Description:Text: John 6:25-69Bible Reading:Monday, February 20Acts 4:13Tuesday, February 21Deuteronomy 30:19-20Wednesday, February 22John 14:12Thursday, February 23John 20:26-29Friday, February 24John 14:27

Sunset: Past, Present & Future

Living in the In-Between

2/12/17

Description:Text: Acts 7:20-35Bible Reading:Monday, February 13Psalm 5:1-3; Psalm 27:1-14Tuesday, February 14Psalm 33:1-22Wednesday, February 15Psalm 37:1-40Thursday, February 16Isaiah 26:4-8; Isaiah 40:25-31Friday, February 17Hebrews 9:23-28; James 5:7-11; Jude 20-25

Sunset: Past, Present & Future

The Church in Leadership Transition

2/5/17

Description:Text: Hebrews 12:2Bible Reading:Monday, February 6Hebrews 12:1-3Tuesday, February 7Matthew 16:17-19Wednesday, February 8Colossians 1:15-20Thursday, February 9Acts 20:28Friday, February 10Isaiah 5:18-19

Part 3

The Wind Blows Where It Will

1/29/17

Description:Text: John 3:1-21Bible Reading:Monday, January 30, Numbers 21:4-9Tuesday, January 31, John 1Wednesday, February 1, John 3:1-21Thursday, February 2, John 4:1-38Friday, February 3, Galatians 2:11-21

Part 2

Church in the Flesh

1/22/17

Description:Text: Colossians 1:24-29Bible Readings:Monday, John 6:22-59Tuesday, John 15:1-17Wednesday, Ephesians 3:14-21Thursday, Colossians 2:1-10Friday, 1 Peter 2:1-12

Advent Anonymous

A Time for ... What?

1/1/17

Description:Text: Ecclesiastes 3:1-13; Revelation 21:1-7Bible Reading:Monday, January 2, Psalm 37Tuesday, January 3, Ecclesiastes 2:1-13Wednesday, January 4, Matthew 25:31-46Thursday, January 5, 2 Corinthians 6:1-13Friday, January 6, Revelation 21:1-6

Advent Anonymous

Christmas Story 2016 Version

12/25/16

Description:Text: Luke 2:1-21Bible Reading:Monday, December 26, John 1:1-14Tuesday, December 27, Matthew 1:18-25Wednesday, December 28, Isaiah 9:6Thursday, December 29, Isaiah 7:14Friday, December 30, Matthew 2:1-12

Advent Anonymous

This the Season for Cutting Off Ears

12/18/16

Description:Text: Luke 22:47-53 Bible Reading: Monday, December 19, Romans 12:9-21 Tuesday, December 20, 1 Corinthians 13 Wednesday, December 21, 2 Corinthians 2:5-11 Thursday, December 22, Ephesians 4:26-32 Friday, December 23, James 1:19-27

Advent Anonymous

Sloth - Calling

12/11/16

Description:Text: Luke 18:18-30Bible Reading:Monday, December 12, Luke 2:8-14Tuesday, December 13, James 2:14-19Wednesday, December 14, Ephesians 2:8-10Thursday, December 15, James 2:8Friday, December 16, Galatians 5:6

Advent Anonymous

Giving and Receiving

12/6/16

Description:Text: Matthew 6:19-24Bible Reading:Monday, December 5, Luke 11:37-54Tuesday, December 6, Luke 12:13-21Wednesday, December 7, Luke 18:18-30Thursday, December 8, Romans 5Friday, December 9, 2 Corinthians 9

Advent Anonymous

The Hope of Pushing Away from the Table

11/27/16

Description:Text: Genesis 2:4-17; 3:1-7Bible Readings:Monday - Genesis 2.4-17Tuesday - Genesis 3.1-7Wednesday - Matthew 6.16-24Thursday - Luke 16.19-31Friday - Philippians 3

Jeremiah More Than Mediocre

Hope For A New Day

11/20/16

Description:Text: Jermiah 31:10-17; 31-34Bible Reading:Monday, November 21, Jeremiah 32:36-44Tuesday, November 22, Acts 10:39-48Wednesday, November 23, Romans 10:1-13Thursday, November 24, Hebrews 8Friday, November 25, Hebrews 10

Jeremiah More Than Mediocre

Thriving in Exile

11/13/16

Description:Text: Jeremiah 29:1-14 Bible Reading:Monday, November 14, Genesis 46 Tuesday, November 15, Isaiah 55 Wednesday, November 16, Jeremiah 33 Thursday, November 17, Romans 13 Friday, November 18, 1 Peter 1

Jeremiah More Than Mediocre

Directions to Get Home

11/6/16

Description:Text: Jeremiah 36:1-32Bible Reading:Monday, November 7, Deuteronomy 8 Tuesday, November 8, Deuteronomy 27:1-8 Wednesday, November 9, Isaiah 40:1-8 Thursday, November 10, John 6:52-71 Friday, November 11, 2 Timothy 4:1-8

Jeremiah: More Than Mediocre

Keep Going

10/30/16

Description:Text: Jeremiah 25:1-7Bible Reading:Monday, October 31, Psalm 37Tuesday, November 1, Isaiah 40Wednesday, November 2, Jeremiah 1Thursday, November 3, Galatians 6:1-10Friday, November 4, Revelation 3:7-13

Jeremiah: More Than Mediocre

Learning to Soar by Being Grounded

10/23/16

Description:Text: Jeremiah 15:15-18Bible Reading:Monday, October 24, Psalm 69Tuesday, October 25, Psalm 142Wednesday, October 26, Jeremiah 10:17-25Thursday, October 27, Jeremiah 20:7-18Friday, October 28, Matthew 6:1-21

Jeremiah: More Than Mediocre

Getting Shaped by the Potter

10/16/16

Description:Text: Jeremiah 18:2Bible Reading:Monday, Jeremiah 18:1-17Tuesday, Isaiah 64:8Wednesday, Philippians 1:6Thursday, Romans 9:21Friday, Romans 8:28

Jeremiah: More Than Mediocre

More Than Church

10/9/16

Description:Text: Jeremiah 7:1-11Bible Reading:Monday, October 10, Jeremiah 2Tuesday, October 11, Jeremiah 26Wednesday, October 12, Mark 11:15-19Thursday, October 13, Mark 12:1-12Friday, October 14, John 3:1-21