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

Today’s Gift of Grace // Like a Child Open the Grace {Day Thirty-One} 40 Gifts for 40 Days One day some parents brought their little children to Jesus so he could touch and bless them. But when the disciples saw this, they scolded the parents for bothering him. Then Jesus called for the children andContinue reading “Open the Grace {Day Thirty-One} 40 Gifts for 40 Days”

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

Today’s Gift of Grace is Hope Open the Grace {Day Thirty} 40 Gifts for 40 Days “Later, Jesus addressed this again with his apostles, saying, “The time is coming when a great passion will be awakened within you to see me again. Yes, you will long to see the beginning of the days of theContinue reading “Open the Grace {Day Thirty} 40 Gifts for 40 Days”

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

Today’s Gift of Grace is Faith. Open the Grace {Day Twenty-Nine} 40 Gifts for 40 Days “It happened that as he made his way toward Jerusalem, he crossed over the border between Samaria and Galilee. As he entered a village, ten men, all lepers, met him. They kept their distance but raised their voices, callingContinue reading “Open the Grace {Day Twenty-Nine} 40 Gifts for 40 Days”

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

“When you enter a house, first say, ‘Peace to this house.’ If someone who promotes peace is there, your peace will rest on them; if not, it will return to you. Stay there, eating and drinking whatever they give you, for the worker deserves his wages. Do not move around from house to house.” LukeContinue reading “Open the Grace {Day Twenty-Eight} 40 Gifts for 40 Days”

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

“And when he had finished speaking, he said to Simon, “Put out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.”” Luke 5:4 ESV Today’s Reading // Luke 5: 1-11 Then Jesus said to Simon, “Don’t be afraid; from now on you will fish for people.” Luke 5:10b NIV Today’s Gift is CallingContinue reading “Open the Grace {Day Twenty-Seven} 40 Gifts for 40 Days”

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

“The Spirit of the LORD is upon Me, Because He has anointed Me To preach the gospel to the poor; He has sent Me to heal the brokenhearted, To proclaim liberty to the captives And recovery of sight to the blind, To set at liberty those who are oppressed; To proclaim the acceptable year ofContinue reading “Open the Grace {Day Twenty-Six} 40 Gifts for 40 Days”

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

Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, left the Jordan and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness, where for forty days he was tempted by the devil. He ate nothing during those days, and at the end of them he was hungry. The devil said to him, “If you are the Son of God,Continue reading “Open the Grace {Day Twenty-Five} 40 Gifts for 40 Days”

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

“I baptize you with water, but he will baptize you with the Holy Spirit.” Mark 1:8 NIV “When all the people were being baptized, Jesus was baptized too. And as he was praying, heaven was opened and the Holy Spirit descended on him in bodily form like a dove. And a voice came from heaven:Continue reading “Open the Grace {Day Twenty-Four} 40 Gifts for 40 Days”

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

Today’s Gift of Grace // Prepare the Way Open the Grace {Day Twenty-Three} 40 Gifts for 40 Days “The beginning of the good news about Jesus the Messiah, the Son of God, as it is written in Isaiah the prophet: “I will send my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way”— “a voiceContinue reading “Open the Grace {Day Twenty-Three} 40 Gifts for 40 Days”

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

Psalm 118:15-29 15 Shouts of joy and victory resound in the tents of the righteous: “The Lord’s right hand has done mighty things! 16 The Lord’s right hand is lifted high; the Lord’s right hand has done mighty things!” 17 I will not die but live, and will proclaim what the Lord has done. 18Continue reading “Open the Grace {Day Twenty-Two} 40 Gifts for 40 Days”