• 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…

  • Picture Scripture - Soldier

    Picture Scripture – Soldier 6.1

    Monday Picture: Soldier (belt and breastplate) Scripture: Ephesians 6:10-14; Psalm 119:160; 2 Corinthians 5:21 Write any phrases from the selected Bible verses that speak to you:     Take a minute to think about any soldier dressed and ready for combat. This week we will be looking at a soldier spiritually applying the armor of God in order to fight…

  • Picture Scripture - Soldier

    Picture Scripture – Soldier 6.2

    Tuesday Picture: Soldier (armored boots) Scripture: Ephesians 6:10-15 (emphasis on v.15); Psalm 18:29-36; Isaiah 61:1; Romans 16:20 Write any phrases from the selected Bible verses that speak to you:      Think of a soldier putting on his combat boots. He makes sure they are the right size and securely laced. Likewise, in order for peace to occur, we too…