FIND THE INTERSECTION: Psalm 72:1-7, 18-19 (Dec. 5, 2019)

Psalm 72:1-7 New Living Translation (NLT) Psalm 72 A psalm of Solomon. 1 Give your love of justice to the king, O God,    and righteousness to the king’s son.2 Help him judge your people in the right way;    let the poor always be treated fairly.3 May the mountains yield prosperity for all,    and may the hills be fruitful.4 Help him to defend the poor,    to rescue the children of …

FIND THE INTERSECTION: Isaiah 11:1-10 (Dec. 4, 2019)

Isaiah 11:1-10 New Living Translation (NLT) A Branch from David’s Line 11 Out of the stump of David’s family[a] will grow a shoot—    yes, a new Branch bearing fruit from the old root.2 And the Spirit of the Lord will rest on him—    the Spirit of wisdom and understanding,the Spirit of counsel and might,    the Spirit of knowledge and the fear of the Lord.3 He will delight in obeying the Lord.    He will …

FIND THE INTERSECTION: Romans 15:4-13 (Dec. 3, 2019)

Romans 15:4-13 New Living Translation (NLT) 4 Such things were written in the Scriptures long ago to teach us. And the Scriptures give us hope and encouragement as we wait patiently for God’s promises to be fulfilled. 5 May God, who gives this patience and encouragement, help you live in complete harmony with each other, as is fitting for followers of Christ Jesus. 6 Then …

FIND THE INTERSECTION: Matthew 3:1-12 (Dec. 2, 2019)

Matthew 3:1-12 New Living Translation (NLT) John the Baptist Prepares the Way 3 In those days John the Baptist came to the Judean wilderness and began preaching. His message was, 2 “Repent of your sins and turn to God, for the Kingdom of Heaven is near.[a]” 3 The prophet Isaiah was speaking about John when he said, “He is a voice shouting in the wilderness,‘Prepare the …

FIND THE INTERSECTION: Psalm 122 (Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019)

Psalm 122 New Living Translation (NLT) Psalm 122 A song for pilgrims ascending to Jerusalem. A psalm of David. 1 I was glad when they said to me,    “Let us go to the house of the Lord.”2 And now here we are,    standing inside your gates, O Jerusalem.3 Jerusalem is a well-built city;    its seamless walls cannot be breached.4 All the tribes of Israel—the Lord’s people—    make their pilgrimage here.They come …

FIND THE INTERSECTION: Isaiah 2:1-5 (Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019)

Isaiah 2:1-5 New Living Translation (NLT) The Lord’s Future Reign 2 This is a vision that Isaiah son of Amoz saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem: 2 In the last days, the mountain of the Lord’s house    will be the highest of all—    the most important place on earth.It will be raised above the other hills,    and people from all over the world will stream there to worship.3 People from …

FIND THE INTERSECTION: Romans 13:11-14 (Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019)

Romans 13:11-14 New Living Translation (NLT) 11 This is all the more urgent, for you know how late it is; time is running out. Wake up, for our salvation is nearer now than when we first believed. 12 The night is almost gone; the day of salvation will soon be here. So remove your dark deeds like dirty clothes, and put on the shining …

Holy Thief

Nadia Bolz Weber speaks about Matthew 24:36-44, today’s intersection passage.