“Yes, Jesus Loves Me.” // A Mother’s Song

This week as we honor our mothers, we’re so blessed to share a scripture & song from our guest, Caitlyn Scaggs, of New Hope Girls. My mom, Cynthia, is a living example of Psalm 78:4,  “We will not hide them from their children, but tell to the coming generation the glorious deeds of the Lord,Continue reading ““Yes, Jesus Loves Me.” // A Mother’s Song”

Open the Grace {Day Forty} 40 Gifts for 40 Days

On the first day of the week, very early in the morning, the women took the spices they had prepared and went to the tomb. They found the stone rolled away from the tomb, but when they entered, they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus. While they were wondering about this, suddenlyContinue reading “Open the Grace {Day Forty} 40 Gifts for 40 Days”

Open the Grace {Day Thirty-Nine} 40 Gifts for 40 Days

Good Friday // The Road to Calvary & Christ’s Crucifixion “It was now about noon, and darkness came over the whole land until three in the afternoon, for the sun stopped shining. And the curtain of the temple was torn in two. Jesus called out with a loud voice, “Father, into your hands I commitContinue reading “Open the Grace {Day Thirty-Nine} 40 Gifts for 40 Days”

Open the Grace {Day Thirty-Eight} 40 Gifts for 40 Days

Maundy Thursday // The Last Supper, Jesus Prays In The Garden Of Gethsemane Then came the day of Unleavened Bread on which the Passover lamb had to be sacrificed. Jesus sent Peter and John, saying, “Go and make preparations for us to eat the Passover.” Luke 22:7-8 Todays Gift of Grace // We Remember OpenContinue reading “Open the Grace {Day Thirty-Eight} 40 Gifts for 40 Days”

Open the Grace {Day Thirty-Seven} 40 Gifts for For Days

Silent Wednesday // Judas & Sanhedrin Prepare for Jesus’ Arrest Now the Festival of Unleavened Bread, called the Passover, was approaching, and the chief priests and the teachers of the law were looking for some way to get rid of Jesus, for they were afraid of the people. Then Satan entered Judas, called Iscariot, oneContinue reading “Open the Grace {Day Thirty-Seven} 40 Gifts for For Days”

Open the Grace {Day Thirty-Six} 40 Gifts for 40 Days

Holy Tuesday // Jesus Taught at the Temple Just then he looked up and saw the rich people dropping offerings in the collection plate. Then he saw a poor widow put in two pennies. He said, “The plain truth is that this widow has given by far the largest offering today. All these others madeContinue reading “Open the Grace {Day Thirty-Six} 40 Gifts for 40 Days”

Open the Grace {Day Thirty-Five} 40 Gifts for 40 Days

Holy Monday // Jesus Cleanses the Temple “When Jesus entered the temple courts, he began to drive out those who were selling. “It is written,” he said to them, “ ‘My house will be a house of prayer’; but you have made it ‘a den of robbers.’” Luke 19:46 NIV Every day he was teaching atContinue reading “Open the Grace {Day Thirty-Five} 40 Gifts for 40 Days”

Open the Grace {Day Thirty-Four} 40 Gifts for 40 Days

Today’s Gift of Grace is Mercy Open the Grace {Day Thirty-Four} 40 Gifts for 40 Days After Jesus had said this, he went on ahead, going up to Jerusalem. As he approached Bethphage and Bethany at the hill called the Mount of Olives, he sent two of his disciples, saying to them, “Go to theContinue reading “Open the Grace {Day Thirty-Four} 40 Gifts for 40 Days”

Open the Grace {Day Thirty-Three} 40 Gifts for 40 Days

“As Jesus approached Jericho, a blind beggar was sitting beside the road. When he heard the noise of a crowd going past, he asked what was happening. They told him that Jesus the Nazarene was going by. So he began shouting, “Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me!” “Be quiet!” the people in frontContinue reading “Open the Grace {Day Thirty-Three} 40 Gifts for 40 Days”

Open the Grace {Day Thirty-Two} 40 Gifts for 40 Days

Once a religious leader asked Jesus this question: “Good Teacher, what should I do to inherit eternal life?” “Why do you call me good?” Jesus asked him. “Only God is truly good. But to answer your question, you know the commandments: ‘You must not commit adultery. You must not murder. You must not steal. YouContinue reading “Open the Grace {Day Thirty-Two} 40 Gifts for 40 Days”