Blessing Our Community - Day 48
by Walt Martin on May 17th, 2024
DAY 48 - Thursday, May 17, 2024Galatians 3:14He redeemed us in order that the blessing given to Abraham might come to the Gentiles through Christ Jesus, so that by faith we might receive the promise of the Spirit.Scripture InsightsSeveral years ago, I heard the firsthand-account story “Let My People Go,” by Cal Bombay of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. In an unnamed, war-ravaged nation, slavery was a wa...  Read More
Day 137: 1 Chronicles 9-11; Psalm 137
by Jonathan Merki on May 16th, 2024
O Lord, the times in which we live sometimes overwhelm us with the accelerated advancements in technology coupled with the accelerated decline in morality. If ever their was a day we need to 'understand the times and know what we should do' (1 Chronicles 12:32) it is now. Thank You that You have given us Your Spirit of wisdom and truth. Fill us anew and afresh with this Breath of Life and then emp...  Read More
Blessing Our Community - Day 47
by Walt Martin on May 16th, 2024
DAY 47 - Thursday, May 16, 2024Ephesians 1:3Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ.Scripture InsightsA man went to visit Yosemite National Park, but because of a mix-up in his schedule, he wound up with only one hour to spend there. He rushed over to the ranger headquarters and said, “I only have o...  Read More
Day 136: 1 Chronicles 7-8; Psalm 136
by Jonathan Merki on May 15th, 2024
Upon this we can depend, our Father, Your steadfast love, Your covenant love, Your unfailing love, Your faithful love, Your loyal love endures throughout the ages of the ages. This love has pursued and captured us and will not let us go. Humbly, gratefully before You we bow because You have loved us with this everlasting love. Thank You! Amen!...  Read More
Blessing Our Community - Day 46
by Walt Martin on May 15th, 2024
DAY 46 - Wednesday, May 15, 2024Isaiah 41:10So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.Scripture InsightsIsaiah brings us great news for today: God is with us! Our God is not some distant, unattached being who ignores or disengages from humanity. Instead, God is intricately connected t...  Read More
Didn’t We Already Read This?
by Walt Martin on May 14th, 2024
We’re at that point in the Bible reading plan where it’s good to pause and take stock of where we’ve been. If you’re reading along, we finished 1st and 2nd Kings over the weekend, which end in exile, but also with hope…For a recap, check out this video from The Bible Project, available in the MCN Connections App, under Featured Content on the Connect tab -  Read More