FIND THE INTERSECTION: 1 Peter 4:12-14, 5:6-11 (May 19, 2020)

1 Peter 4:12-14 New Living Translation (NLT)Suffering for Being a Christian12 Dear friends, don’t be surprised at the fiery trials you are going through, as if something strange were happening to you. 13 Instead, be very glad—for these trials make you partners with Christ in his suffering, so that you will have the wonderful joy of seeing his glory when …

FIND THE INTERSECTION: John 17:1-11 (May 18, 2020)

John 17:1-11 New Living Translation (NLT) The Prayer of Jesus 17 After saying all these things, Jesus looked up to heaven and said, “Father, the hour has come. Glorify your Son so he can give glory back to you. 2 For you have given him authority over everyone. He gives eternal life to each one you have given him. 3 And this is the way to have …

FIND THE INTERSECTION: Psalm 66:8-20 (May 14, 2020)

Psalm 66:8-20 New Living Translation (NLT) 8 Let the whole world bless our God    and loudly sing his praises.9 Our lives are in his hands,    and he keeps our feet from stumbling.10 You have tested us, O God;    you have purified us like silver.11 You captured us in your net    and laid the burden of slavery on our backs.12 Then you put a leader over us.[a]    We went through fire and …

FIND THE INTERSECTION: Acts 17:22-31 (May 13, 2020)

Acts 17:22-31 New Living Translation (NLT) 22 So Paul, standing before the council,[a] addressed them as follows: “Men of Athens, I notice that you are very religious in every way, 23 for as I was walking along I saw your many shrines. And one of your altars had this inscription on it: ‘To an Unknown God.’ This God, whom you worship without knowing, is the …

FIND THE INTERSECTION: 1 Peter 3:13-22 (May 12, 2020)

1 Peter 3:13-22 New Living Translation (NLT) Suffering for Doing Good 13 Now, who will want to harm you if you are eager to do good? 14 But even if you suffer for doing what is right, God will reward you for it. So don’t worry or be afraid of their threats. 15 Instead, you must worship Christ as Lord of your life. And if someone …

FIND THE INTERSECTION: John 14:15-21 (May 11, 2020)

John 14:15-21 New Living Translation (NLT) Jesus Promises the Holy Spirit 15 “If you love me, obey[a] my commandments. 16 And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Advocate,[b] who will never leave you. 17 He is the Holy Spirit, who leads into all truth. The world cannot receive him, because it isn’t looking for him and doesn’t recognize him. But you know him, …

FIND THE INTERSECTION: Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16 (May 7, 2020)

Psalm 31:1-5 New Living Translation (NLT)Psalm 31For the choir director: A psalm of David.1 O Lord, I have come to you for protection; don’t let me be disgraced. Save me, for you do what is right.2 Turn your ear to listen to me; rescue me quickly.Be my rock of protection, a fortress where I will be safe.3 You are my …

FIND THE INTERSECTION: Acts 7:55-60 (May 6, 2020)

Acts 7:55-60 New Living Translation (NLT) 55 But Stephen, full of the Holy Spirit, gazed steadily into heaven and saw the glory of God, and he saw Jesus standing in the place of honor at God’s right hand. 56 And he told them, “Look, I see the heavens opened and the Son of Man standing in the place of honor at God’s right hand!” …