“Greater Things”

John 1:6–8, 19–28  (“Make straight the way of the Lord.”) 6 There was a man sent from God, whose name was John.  7 He came as a witness, to bear witness about the light, that all might believe through him.  8 He was not the light, but came to bear witness about the light. … […]

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Romans 15:4–7 (We glorify the God of endurance and encouragement with one voice.) [4] For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, that through endurance and through the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.  [5] May the God of endurance and encouragement grant you to live in such harmony […]

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“Prepare the Way”

Mark 1:1–8   (John begins baptizing and preaching.) 1 The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.  2 As it is written in Isaiah the prophet, “Behold, I send my messenger before your face, who will prepare your way, 3 the voice of one crying in the wilderness: ‘Prepare the way of […]

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“Put On the Light!”

Romans 13:11–14  (Cast off the works of darkness and put on the armor of light.) [11] Besides this you know the time, that the hour has come for you to wake from sleep. For salvation is nearer to us now than when we first believed. [12] The night is far gone; the day is at […]

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“The King Comes”

Mark 11:1–10 (“Jesus enters Jerusalem in triumph.”) 1 Now when they drew near to Jerusalem, to Bethphage and Bethany, at the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two of his disciples 2 and said to them, “Go into the village in front of you, and immediately as you enter it you will find a colt tied, […]

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