Daily Scriptures

Isaiah 56:1-8

Introduction Isaiah 56:1-8: Today’s reading is from the final section of Isaiah. This section focuses on the people of God living in the city of Jerusalem. The people are challenged to turn away from ... Read More »

Isaiah 55:1-13

Introduction Isaiah 55:1-13: This chapter in Isaiah invites readers to an abundant life, full of sustenance, mercy, joy, and peace – a life marked by the richness of the presence of God. God’s lasting... Read More »

Isaiah 35:1-10

Introduction Isaiah 35:1-10: Today’s reading describes the renewal of the earth and its people. The desert will bloom and become fertile, the weak will become strong, the impaired will receive new gif... Read More »

Jeremiah 33:14-26

Introduction Jeremiah 33:14-26: In today’s reading, God continues to share his promise. Jeremiah prophesies that God will appoint a king from the family of David, and that a descendant of David will a... Read More »

Jeremiah 31:23-40

Introduction Jeremiah 31:23-40: In today’s passage, Jeremiah says that God will free the people of the southern tribes of Judah and bring them home. God promises to make a new agreement with Israel an... Read More »

Jeremiah 31:1-14

Introduction Jeremiah 31:1-14: Israel was made up of twelve tribes named for the sons of Jacob. After King Solomon died, the ten northern tribes formed their own kingdom (Israel), while the two southe... Read More »

Jeremiah 23:1-8

Introduction Jeremiah 23:1-8: In today’s reading from the book of Jeremiah, the prophet says that the leaders of Israel were supposed to care for their sheep, the people, but instead they acted like w... Read More »

Malachi 4:1-6

Introduction Malachi 4:1-6: Malachi says that there will be a time when the Lord will punish those who do evil. But those who honor the name of God will experience great victory and freedom. God will ... Read More »

Malachi 3:1-4

Introduction Malachi 3:1-4: Today we begin reading from the book of Malachi. The call of this passage was to tell the Israelites to return to faith, to return to trusting in God, to return to dealing ... Read More »

Matthew 3:1-12

Introduction Matthew 3:1-12: Today’s reading from Matthew’s Gospel continues the theme of preparing for the advent of Jesus Christ. John the Baptist tells people to turn back to God and get ready for ... Read More »

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