Every Day With Jesus

Daily Devotionals from Pastor Quintin Stieff

Huility and Greatness

Today's Scripture Matthew 5:1-3 (NIV) Now when he saw the crowds, he went up on a mountainside and sat down. His disciples came to him, 2 and he began to teach them, saying: 3 "Blessed are the poor in spirit,      for theirs is the kingdom of heave,      for they will be called sons of God. Today's Message Humility and greatness In earthly kingdoms, power, authority, wealth, prestige, and... Read More
Posted by Valley Church Communications at Wednesday, February 29, 2012 | 3 comments

Turn on the Light

Today's Scripture Matthew 4: 12-17 (NIV) 12 When Jesus heard that John had been put in prison, he returned to Galilee. 13 Leaving Nazareth, he went and lived in Capernaum, which was by the lake in the area of Zebulun and Naphtali-- 14 to fulfill what was said through the prophet Isaiah:    15 "Land of Zebulun and land of Naphtali,             the way to the sea, along the Jordan, ... Read More
Posted by Valley Church Communications at Tuesday, February 28, 2012 | 2 comments

In Good Company

Today's Scripture Matthew 5:12 (NIV) Rejoice and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven, for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you. . Today's Message In Good company In the Old Testament, prophets were truly people who were "ahead of their times." Not only did they prophesy of the future events, but they were, like many pioneers, misunderstood and rejected in their own age. Throughout Israel's history,... Read More
Posted by Valley Church Communications at Monday, February 27, 2012 | 1 comments

Avoiding God's Blessing?

Today's Scripture Matthew 5:10 (NIV) Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Today's Message Avoiding God's blessing? Who would intentionally try to avoid God's blessing? Nobody, right? Maybe not.   Jesus said that we are blessed when we are persecuted because of righteousness because we get to experience God's presence and goodness in a special and powerful way. But... Read More
Posted by Valley Church Communications at Sunday, February 26, 2012 | 3 comments

Peace in Times of War

Today's Scripture Matthew 5:9 (NIV) Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called sons of God. Today's Message Peace in times of war These are precarious and dangerous days in our world. The United States and other nations are at war in Iraq. The conflict is bloody and deadly. And only God knows how long it will last.   And this is nothing new. War is more the norm than the exception in world history. So how can a Christian... Read More
Posted by Valley Church Communications at Saturday, February 25, 2012 | 1 comments