Category Archives: Spirituality

Mark 9:38-50 – Have salt in yourselves and be at peace with one another.

Mark 9:38-50 38John said to him, “Teacher, we saw someone casting out demons in your name, and we tried to stop him, because he was not following us.” 39But Jesus said, “Do not stop him; for no one who does … Continue reading

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Mark 9:30-37 – Whoever wants to be first must be last of all and servant of all

Mark 9:30-37 30They went on from there and passed through Galilee. He did not want anyone to know it; 31for he was teaching his disciples, saying to them, “The Son of Man is to be betrayed into human hands, and … Continue reading

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Mark 7:24-37 – They begged him to lay his hand upon him

Mark 7:24-37 24From there he set out and went away to the region of Tyre. He entered a house and did not want anyone to know he was there. Yet he could not escape notice, 25but a woman whose little … Continue reading

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Psalm 125 – Those who trust in the Lord are like Mount Zion

Psalm 125:1-5 1Those who trust in the LORD are like Mount Zion, which cannot be moved, but abides forever. 2As the mountains surround Jerusalem, so the LORD surrounds his people, from this time on and forevermore. 3For the scepter of … Continue reading

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Song of Solomon 2:8-13: Arise, my love, my fair one, and come away

8The voice of my beloved! Look, he comes, leaping upon the mountains, bounding over the hills. 9My beloved is like a gazelle or a young stag. Look, there he stands behind our wall, gazing in at the windows, looking through … Continue reading

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Psalm 14 – Seek after God

Psalm 14 1Fools say in their hearts, “There is no God.” They are corrupt, they do abominable deeds; there is no one who does good. 2The LORD looks down from heaven on humankind to see if there are any who … Continue reading

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Psalm 2: Happy are all who take refuge in God

Psalm 2 1   Why do the nations conspire, and the peoples plot in vain? 2   The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD and his anointed, saying, 3   “Let us burst their bonds asunder, and … Continue reading

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Psalm 119:33-40 – In your righteousness, give me life

33  Teach me, O LORD, the way of your statutes, and I will observe it to the end. 34  Give me understanding, that I may keep your law and observe it with my whole heart. 35  Lead me in the path of your … Continue reading

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Isaiah 9:1-4 – The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light

Isaiah 9:1-4 1But there will be no gloom for those who were in anguish. In the former time he brought into contempt the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, but in the latter time he will make glorious … Continue reading

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Acts 8:14-17 – They received the Holy Spirit

Acts 8:14-17 14Now when the apostles at Jerusalem heard that Samaria had accepted the word of God, they sent Peter and John to them. 15The two went down and prayed for them that they might receive the Holy Spirit 16(for … Continue reading

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