Every Day With Jesus

Daily Devotionals from Pastor Quintin Stieff

Grace Period

Today's Scripture Luke 13:6-9 (NIV) Then he told this parable: "A man had a fig tree, planted in his vineyard, and he went to look for fruit on it, but did not find any. 7 So he said to the man who took care of the vineyard, 'For three years now I've been coming to look for fruit on this fig tree and haven't found any. Cut it down! Why should it use up the soil?' 8 " 'Sir,' the man replied, 'leave it alone for one more year, and I'll dig around it and fertilize it. 9 If... Read More
Posted by Valley Church Communications at Tuesday, April 30, 2013 | 13 comments

When Bad Things Happen to People

Today's Scripture Luke 13:1-5 (NIV) Now there were some present at that time who told Jesus about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mixed with their sacrifices. 2 Jesus answered, "Do you think that these Galileans were worse sinners than all the other Galileans because they suffered this way? 3 I tell you, no! But unless you repent, you too will all perish. 4 Or those eighteen who died when the tower in Siloam fell on them-do you think they were more guilty than all the... Read More
Posted by Valley Church Communications at Monday, April 29, 2013 | 12 comments

Peace on Earth?

Today's Scripture Luke 12:49-53 (NIV) "I have come to bring fire on the earth, and how I wish it were already kindled! 50 But I have a baptism to undergo, and how distressed I am until it is completed! 51 Do you think I came to bring peace on earth? No, I tell you, but division. 52 From now on there will be five in one family divided against each other, three against two and two against three. 53 They will be divided, father against son and son against father, mother against... Read More
Posted by Valley Church Communications at Sunday, April 28, 2013 | 1 comments

Be Ready

Today's Scripture Luke 12:35-40 (NIV) "Be dressed ready for service and keep your lamps burning, 36 like men waiting for their master to return from a wedding banquet, so that when he comes and knocks they can immediately open the door for him. 37 It will be good for those servants whose master finds them watching when he comes. I tell you the truth, he will dress himself to serve, will have them recline at the table and will come and wait on them. 38 It will be good for... Read More
Posted by Valley Church Communications at Saturday, April 27, 2013 | 1 comments

What is Life All About?

Today's Scripture Luke 12:15-21 (NIV) Then he said to them, "Watch out! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; a man's life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions." 16 And he told them this parable: "The ground of a certain rich man produced a good crop. 17 He thought to himself, 'What shall I do? I have no place to store my crops.' 18 "Then he said, 'This is what I'll do. I will tear down my barns and build bigger ones, and there I will store all... Read More
Posted by Valley Church Communications at Friday, April 26, 2013 | 2 comments