Every Day With Jesus

Daily Devotionals from Pastor Quintin Stieff

Remember the Sabbath

Today's Scripture Mark 3:1-6 (NIV) 1 Another time he went into the synagogue, and a man with a shriveled hand was there. 2 Some of them were looking for a reason to accuse Jesus, so they watched him closely to see if he would heal him on the Sabbath. 3 Jesus said to the man with the shriveled hand, "Stand up in front of everyone." 4 Then Jesus asked them, "Which is lawful on the Sabbath: to do good or to do evil, to save life or to kill?" But they remained silent. ... Read More
Posted by Valley Church Communications at Monday, February 28, 2011 | 2 comments

Why They Call Grace Amazing

Today's Scripture Mark 2:1-12 (NIV) 1 A few days later, when Jesus again entered Capernaum, the people heard that he had come home. 2 So many gathered that there was no room left, not even outside the door, and he preached the word to them. 3 Some men came, bringing to him a paralytic, carried by four of them. 4 Since they could not get him to Jesus because of the crowd, they made an opening in the roof above Jesus and, after digging through it, lowered the mat... Read More
Posted by Valley Church Communications at Sunday, February 27, 2011 | 2 comments

Touching the Untouchable

Today's Scripture Mark 1:40-45 (NIV) 40 A man with leprosy came to him and begged him on his knees, "If you are willing, you can make me clean." 41 Filled with compassion, Jesus reached out his hand and touched the man. "I am willing," he said. "Be clean!" 42 Immediately the leprosy left him and he was cured. 43 Jesus sent him away at once with a strong warning: 44 "See that you don't tell this to anyone. But go, show yourself to the priest and offer the... Read More
Posted by Valley Church Communications at Saturday, February 26, 2011 | 3 comments

Everyone is Looking for You

Today's Scripture Mark 1:35-39 (NIV) 35 Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where he prayed. 36 Simon and his companions went to look for him, 37 and when they found him, they exclaimed: "Everyone is looking for you!" 38 Jesus replied, "Let us go somewhere else--to the nearby villages--so I can preach there also. That is why I have come." 39 So he traveled throughout Galilee, preaching... Read More
Posted by Valley Church Communications at Friday, February 25, 2011 | 2 comments

Right Here, Right Now

Today's Scripture Mark 1:16-20 (NIV) 16 As Jesus walked beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and his brother Andrew casting a net into the lake, for they were fishermen. 17 "Come, follow me," Jesus said, "and I will make you fishers of men." 18 At once they left their nets and followed him. 19 When he had gone a little farther, he saw James son of Zebedee and his brother John in a boat, preparing their nets. 20 Without delay he called them, and they left... Read More
Posted by Valley Church Communications at Thursday, February 24, 2011 | 2 comments