Sunday Selah

I Am Day 1: Sunday Selah Looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God. (Hebrews 12:2, ESV) As we made our way through the study of the “I Am” sayings of the Lord Jesus, we can appreciate that the Lord Jesus was exactly who He claimed…

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I Am 6: Scripture Portion to Meditate

I Am Day 6: Scripture Portion to Meditate Let’s think on these portions of Scripture as we remember the I Am…  “Your father Abraham rejoiced that he would see my day. He saw it and was glad.” So the Jews said to him, “You are not yet fifty years old, and have you seen Abraham?”  Jesus said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, before Abraham was, I am.” (John 8:56-58, ESV) Then Jesus, knowing all that would…

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I Am 5: I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life

I Am Day 5: I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life Thomas said to him, “Lord, we do not know where you are going. How can we know the way?” Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.” (John 14:5-6, ESV) Then Pilate said to him, “So you are a king?” Jesus answered, “You say…

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I Am 4: I am the Resurrection and the Life

I Am Day 4: I am the Resurrection and the Life Jesus said to her, “Your brother will rise again.” Martha said to him, “I know that he will rise again in the resurrection on the last day.”  Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live, and everyone who lives and believes in me shall never die. Do you believe this?” She said to him, “Yes, Lord; I believe…

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I Am 3: I am the Good Shepherd

I Am Day 3: I am the Good Shepherd I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep. He who is a hired hand and not a shepherd, who does not own the sheep, sees the wolf coming and leaves the sheep and flees, and the wolf snatches them and scatters them. He flees because he is a hired hand and cares nothing for the sheep. I am the good shepherd. I know my own and my…

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I Am 2: I am the Light of the World

I am Day 2: I am the Light of the World Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” (John 8:12, ESV) Have you ever experienced complete and utter darkness? I’m not talking about the darkness of your room with all the lights off or even the darkness of a night sky; I’m talking about…

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I Am 1: I Am the Bread of Life

I am Day 1: I Am the Bread of Life “Our fathers ate the manna in the wilderness; as it is written, ‘He gave them bread from heaven to eat.’” Jesus then said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, it was not Moses who gave you the bread from heaven, but my Father gives you the true bread from heaven. For the bread of God is he who comes down from heaven and gives life…

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The Impact of Jesus on Seven Men 7: Judas

The Impact of Jesus on Seven Men Day 7: Judas “When it was evening, he reclined at table with the twelve.” (Matthew 26:20, ESV) Have you ever had someone ask what you would want for your last meal on earth? I would love for it to be New York strip steak, Bojangles fries, my mom’s macaroni & cheese, chorizo tacos, a mango, Mountain Dew, vanilla cake with vanilla ice cream, all to…

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The Impact of Jesus on Seven Men 6: Lazarus

The Impact of Jesus on Seven Men Day 6: Lazarus “So the sisters sent to him, saying, ‘Lord, he whom you love is ill.’ But when Jesus heard it he said, ‘This illness does not lead to death. It is for the glory of God, so that the Son of God may be glorified through it.’” (John 11:3-4, ESV) Sometimes, there are circumstances in life during which we are being used to…

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The Impact of Jesus on Seven Men 5: Zacchaeus

The Impact of Jesus on Seven Men Day 5: Zacchaeus  “For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.” (Luke 19:10, ESV) There are a few occasions in life when you are at the right place at the right time. I remember a coworker of mine really wanted to meet Carolina Panthers’ star linebacker, Luke Kuechly. I had gone to their practice sessions a few times during my year…

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