Today's Good News

APR. 7 – EPH. 4:32

04/07                  Ephesians 4:32

32 Instead, be kind to each other, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, just as God through Christ has forgiven you.

CARE

We truly care for each other.

We surrender our critical thoughts and selfishness to Jesus. 

Love the Lord with all your heart,

And your neighbor as yourself. 

A real call to service. 

APR. 6 – TITUS 3:2

04/06                  Titus 3:2

2 They must not slander anyone and must avoid quarreling. Instead, they should be gentle and show true humility to everyone.

OUR CALL

We have a call to be a servant.

We do the work of the Lord in the world.

We represent Him. 

We love and care for others as He loves and cares for us. 

Humility and service are our badge of honor. 

Serve the Lord with gladness. 

Jesus loves you. 


APR. 5 – PS. 141:3

04/05                  Psalm 141:3

3 Take control of what I say, O Lord,
    and guard my lips.

TIME

Spend time with the Lord.

He will guide your steps.

Ask Him to help and He will speak with you. 

Seek His face and wisdom will be given to you. 

APR. 4 – PS. 49:3

04/04                  Psalm 49:3

3 For my words are wise,
    and my thoughts are filled with insight.

NEED

Need help?

Read God’s Word.

It Him speaking to us. 

Listen.

Study.

Meditate.

Memorize.

The Word of God lines out the path we should go. 

APR. 3 – MT. 15:18

04/03                  Matthew 15:18

18 But the words you speak come from the heart—that’s what defiles you.

EVIL

Evil seeks to control us.

We do not realize how easily we surrender control. 

The Word of God is written to us.

Where the Word of God is read, and believed,  

The life of Christ is alive in us. 

Read the Word as though your life depends on it.

It does for in God’s Word is God’s design for our life. 

APR. 2 – PS. 39:1

04/02                  Psalm 39:1

1 I said to myself, “I will watch what I do
    and not sin in what I say.
I will hold my tongue
    when the ungodly are around me.”

CAREFUL

We are called to live carefully.

Aware that we are always under fire.

Evil and worldliness are always tugging at us.

Chaos and disruption are seeking control.

Our only recourse is to keep our eyes firmly fixed on Jesus. 

APR. 1 – PS. 15:1-3

04/01                  Psalm 15:1-3

1 Who may worship in your sanctuary, Lord?
    Who may enter your presence on your holy hill?
2 Those who lead blameless lives and do what is right,
    speaking the truth from sincere hearts.
3 Those who refuse to gossip
    or harm their neighbors
    or speak evil of their friends.

WHO

Can you enter?

Can anyone enter?

Only those who claim Jesus as their Lord and Savior.

Jesus intervenes for us.

We stand in His righteousness.

Jesus gives us access to the presence of the Father.

Praise God from whom all blessings flow. 

MAR. 31 – LUKE 24:1-6A

3/31            Luke 24:1-6a       
24 But very early on Sunday morning[a] the women went to the tomb, taking the spices they had prepared. They found that the stone had been rolled away from the entrance. So they went in, but they didn’t find the body of the Lord Jesus. As they stood there puzzled, two men suddenly appeared to them, clothed in dazzling robes.

The women were terrified and bowed with their faces to the ground. Then the men asked, “Why are you looking among the dead for someone who is alive? He isn’t here! He is risen from the dead! 

RISEN

Jesus is risen from the dead. 

He is victorious over death.

He paid our price so that we might have real life, eternal life. 

Praise the Lord, He is indeed risen. 

MAR. 30 – PS. 8:3-4

3/30            PSALM 8:3-4

When I look at the night sky and see the work of your fingers—
    the moon and the stars you set in place—
what are mere mortals that you should think about them,
    human beings that you should care for them?[a]

AWESOME

Our God, Holy Father, is awesome and majestic.

Praise God.

He holds the Universe in the palm of His hand. 

The majesty of our God is beyond our ability to comprehend.

Praise the Lord for reaching out to us, lifting us up and saving us. 

Praise the Lord, King of the Universe!

Praise the Lord. 

MAR. 29 – LUKE 23:33-45

3/29            LUKE 23:33-45

33 When they came to a place called The Skull,[e] they nailed him to the cross. And the criminals were also crucified—one on his right and one on his left.

34 Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they don’t know what they are doing.”[f] And the soldiers gambled for his clothes by throwing dice.[g]

35 The crowd watched and the leaders scoffed. “He saved others,” they said, “let him save himself if he is really God’s Messiah, the Chosen One.” 36 The soldiers mocked him, too, by offering him a drink of sour wine. 37 They called out to him, “If you are the King of the Jews, save yourself!” 38 A sign was fastened above him with these words: “This is the King of the Jews.”

39 One of the criminals hanging beside him scoffed, “So you’re the Messiah, are you? Prove it by saving yourself—and us, too, while you’re at it!”

40 But the other criminal protested, “Don’t you fear God even when you have been sentenced to die? 41 We deserve to die for our crimes, but this man hasn’t done anything wrong.” 42 Then he said, “Jesus, remember me when you come into your Kingdom.”

43 And Jesus replied, “I assure you, today you will be with me in paradise.”

44 By this time it was about noon, and darkness fell across the whole land until three o’clock. 45 The light from the sun was gone. And suddenly, the curtain in the sanctuary of the Temple was torn down the middle. 46 Then Jesus shouted, “Father, I entrust my spirit into your hands!”[h] And with those words he breathed his last.
JESUS

Hung on the cross.

His sacrifice offers salvation for us. 

Trust in Jesus and be saved. 

Life in Christ is God’s gift to you.