• Picture Scripture - Vessel

    Picture Scripture – Vessel 2.4

    Thursday Picture: Vessel (pouring in) Scripture: John 2:1-10; Romans 5:5; Ephesians 3:19-20; Psalm 119:11, 57 Write any phrases from the selected Bible verses that speak to you:       Close your eyes and visualize someone pouring clean water into a crystal vase. This picture represents the miraculous gift of the Holy Spirit (as well as God’s word) being poured…

  • Picture Scripture - Vessel

    Picture Scripture – Vessel 2.5

    Friday Picture: Vessel (pouring out) Scripture: 1 Kings 17:7-16; 2 Corinthians 4:7; 2 Timothy 4:6-8; Philippians 2:16-18 Write any phrases from the selected Bible verses that speak to you: Meditate on the act of someone pouring refreshing purified water from a pitcher into several different drinking glasses. This idea illustrates God’s beautiful work being manifested through us towards others. As…

  • Picture Scripture - House

    Picture Scripture – House 3.1

    Monday Picture: House (Builder/Architect) Scripture: Psalm 127:1; 1 Chronicles 28:11-12, 19; Jeremiah 29:11-13; Hebrews 3:1-6; 11:8-10   Write any phrases from the selected Bible verses that speak to you:           Close your eyes and visualize the detailed architectural plans of a residential home. Much like these plans, God has laid out every detail of our lives,…

  • Picture Scripture - House

    Picture Scripture – House 3.2

    Tuesday Picture: House (foundation) Scripture: Deuteronomy 32:3-4; John 14:6; Matthew 7:24-27; 1 Corinthians 3:11   Write any phrases from the selected Bible verses that speak to you:       Take a minute to think about the concrete foundation that is laid before the building of any home. Much like this firm foundation (and more so!), God never changes or…

  • Picture Scripture - House

    Picture Scripture – House 3.3

    Wednesday Picture: House (cornerstone to completion) Scripture: Isaiah 28:16; Isaiah 54:11-14; 1 Corinthians 3:11-16; 1 Peter 2:4-5 Write any phrases from the selected Bible verses that speak to you: Synonyms for the word “cornerstone” are: centerpiece, mainspring, core, heart. Cornerstone is the main stone that holds the two joining walls of the house together. From this secure place the house…

  • Picture Scripture - House

    Picture Scripture – House 3.4

    Thursday Picture: House (Rebuilder/ Restorer) Scripture: Isaiah 57:14-15; Isaiah 58:12; Isaiah 61:4; Jeremiah 31:3-4; Ezekiel 36:33-36 Write any phrases from the selected Bible verses that speak to you: Visualize for a minute a house either being built or remolded. With this picture in mind, a message of hope comes to us. Not only do we have a Builder, we also…

  • Picture Scripture - House

    Picture Scripture – House 3.5

    Friday Picture: House (living with lights on!) Scripture: Psalm 36:8-9; Psalm 40:8-10; Matthew 5:14-16; 2 Thessalonians 1:11-12 Write any phrases from the selected Bible verses that speak to you: Envision a house on a hilltop at night with all the lights on and many people visiting inside. Much like this picture, our faith in God is not only a strong…

  • Picture Scripture - Sheep

    Picture Scripture – Sheep 4.1

    Monday Picture: Sheep (the Good Shepherd) Scripture: Psalm 23; Isaiah 40:11; 1 Peter 5:7 Write any phrases from the selected Bible verses that speak to you: Imagine a modern day shepherd tending to his sheep. See him leading, protecting, grooming, and feeding all his sheep. Just as this guardian has many roles in caring for his flock, so does our…

  • Picture Scripture - Sheep

    Picture Scripture – Sheep 4.2

    Tuesday Picture: Sheep (downcast, dispirited) Scripture: Psalm 38:6-10; Matthew 9:36; Psalm 42:5-11 Write any phrases from the selected Bible verses that speak to you: Read and meditate on this excerpt from Daily Bread: “In his classic book A Shepherd Looks at Psalm 23, W. Phillip Keller gives a striking picture of the care and gentleness of a shepherd. In verse…

  • Picture Scripture - Sheep

    Picture Scripture – Sheep 4.3

    Wednesday Picture: Sheep (going astray, scattered) Scripture: Isaiah 53:6; Psalm 119:176; Matthew 26:31; Ezekiel 34:11-16; Matthew 18:10-13 Write any phrases from the selected Bible verses that speak to you:     Close your eyes and envision a sheep wandering off far away from the flock only to get caught on a dangerous sloping hillside. Now see the Shepherd’s relentless pursuit…