Every Day With Jesus

Daily Devotionals from Pastor Quintin Stieff

I Am the Lord's Servant

Today's Scripture Luke 1:26-38 (NIV) 26 In the sixth month, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in Galilee, 27 to a virgin pledged to be married to a man named Joseph, a descendant of David. The virgin's name was Mary. 28 The angel went to her and said, "Greetings, you who are highly favored! The Lord is with you." 29 Mary was greatly troubled at his words and wondered what kind of greeting this might be. 30 But the angel said to her, "Do not be... Read More
Posted by Valley Church Communications at Thursday, March 31, 2011

Totally Unexpected

Today's Scripture Mark 16:1-7 (NIV) 1 When the Sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices so that they might go to anoint Jesus' body. 2 Very early on the first day of the week, just after sunrise, they were on their way to the tomb 3 and they asked each other, “Who will roll the stone away from the entrance of the tomb?”      4 But when they looked up, they saw that the stone, which was very large, had... Read More
Posted by Valley Church Communications at Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Forsaken For You

Today's Scripture Mark 15:33-34 (NIV) 33 At the sixth hour darkness came over the whole land until the ninth hour. 34 And at the ninth hour Jesus cried out in a loud voice, “Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani?”–which means, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”   Today's Message FORSAKEN FOR YOU Darkness fell on the land for three hours at the ominous time when the wrath of God fell upon his own Son.  There was never a darker... Read More
Posted by Valley Church Communications at Tuesday, March 29, 2011

God in the Hands of Angry Sinners

Today's Scripture Mark 15:21-32 (NIV) 21 A certain man from Cyrene, Simon, the father of Alexander and Rufus, was passing by on his way in from the country, and they forced him to carry the cross. 22 They brought Jesus to the place called Golgotha (which means The Place of the Skull). 23 Then they offered him wine mixed with myrrh, but he did not take it. 24 And they crucified him. Dividing up his clothes, they cast lots to see what each would get. 25 It... Read More
Posted by Valley Church Communications at Monday, March 28, 2011

We Want the Murderer!

Today's Scripture Mark 15:6-15 (NIV) 6 Now it was the custom at the Feast to release a prisoner whom the people requested. 7 A man called Barabbas was in prison with the insurrectionists who had committed murder in the uprising. 8 The crowd came up and asked Pilate to do for them what he usually did. 9 "Do you want me to release to you the king of the Jews?" asked Pilate, 10 knowing it was out of envy that the chief priests had handed Jesus over to him. 11... Read More
Posted by Valley Church Communications at Sunday, March 27, 2011