• 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…

  • Picture Scripture - Sheep

    Picture Scripture – Sheep 4.4

    Thursday Picture: Sheep (assembled in a flock) Scripture: Micah 2:12; Luke 12:32; Psalm 100:1-3; Acts 2:1 Write any phrases from the selected Bible verses that speak to you:         Take a minute to think about a protective shepherd gathering his whole flock together. He counts each one, but also enjoys the whole. Likewise, our Shepherd loves each…

  • Picture Scripture - Sheep

    Picture Scripture – Sheep 4.5

    Friday Picture: Sheep (following the Shepherd) Scripture: Psalm 78:52-54; John 10:1-18; 1 Peter 2:25 Write any phrases from the selected Bible verses that speak to you:         In your mind’s eye, see and hear a shepherd calling out to his sheep, and the sheep immediately responding to it. See the sheep willingly follow their protector and provider.…

  • Picture Scripture - Body

    Picture Scripture – Body 5.1

    Monday Picture: Body (the Head/the mind) Scripture: Ephesians 1:22-23; Colossians 1:16-18; Colossians 2:8-10; Romans 12:1-2; 1 Corinthians 2:16 Write any phrases from the selected Bible verses that speak to you:      Today’s focus is both on the Head and the mind. First think about the knowledge and power of a any king or president over his country and people.…

  • Picture Scripture - Body

    Picture Scripture – Body 5.2

    Tuesday Picture: Body (a heart to beat) Scripture: Jeremiah 17:9; Jeremiah 24:7; Jeremiah 32:38-41; Psalm 86:11-13 Write any phrases from the selected Bible verses that speak to you:     When the Bible speaks of “the heart” it encompasses the thoughts, feelings, and desires of an individual, not just his or her emotions. With this truth in mind, close your…

  • Picture Scripture - Body

    Picture Scripture – Body 5.3

    Wednesday Picture: Body (hands/gifts to serve) Scripture: Isaiah 58:6-11; Matthew 25:35-40; 1 Corinthians 12:11-20   Write any phrases from the selected Bible verses that speak to you:        Close your eyes and see someone serving in some way, whether it’s helping to build a building or volunteering at a nursing home or making a meal for a family…

  • Picture Scripture - Body

    Picture Scripture – Body 5.4

    Thursday Picture: Body (feet to walk) Scripture: Acts 3:6-9: Ephesians 4:1-7; Colossians 1:9-12; Hebrews 12:1-3; Isaiah 52:7 Write any phrases from the selected Bible verses that speak to you: Envision taking a long new and unfamiliar trail walk with a map in hand. The idea of course is stay on the trail and follow the directions to the final destination.…

  • Picture Scripture - Body

    Picture Scripture – Body 5.5

    Friday Picture: Body (a mouth to proclaim) Scripture: Psalm 34:1-3; Acts 8:25-40; Romans 10:11-17 Write any phrases from the selected Bible verses that speak to you: Close your eyes and see yourself explaining something to someone, whether it’s how to change a tire or how to fix a special recipe. In the same way, we have the great privilege of…