Monthly Archives: March 2011

Shaped through thirst

John 4:5-26 (NIV 2011) 5 So he came to a town in Samaria called Sychar, near the plot of ground Jacob had given to his son Joseph. 6 Jacob’s well was there, and Jesus, tired as he was from the … Continue reading

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Shaped by New Birth

John 3:1-17 1 Now there was a Pharisee, a man named Nicodemus who was a member of the Jewish ruling council. 2 He came to Jesus at night and said, “Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher who has … Continue reading

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Shaped by testing

Matthew 4:1-11 (New International Version, ©2011) 1 Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. 2 After fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry. 3 The tempter came to him … Continue reading

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An Eye for an Eye?

Matthew 5:38-48 (New International Version, ©2010) Eye for Eye     38 “You have heard that it was said, ‘Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.’ 39 But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If anyone slaps you … Continue reading

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