Category Archives: Red Letters

November 23 – Red Letters – “Let your light shine.”

Read Matthew 5:14-16 You are the light of the world – like a city on a mountain, glowing in the night for all to see. Don’t hide your light under a basket! Instead, put it on a stand and let … Continue reading

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November 22 – Red Letters – “I didn’t come to abolish the law, but to fulfill it.”

Read Matthew 5:17-20 Do you value the Old Testament? In the red letters you read today, it is clear that Jesus did. On the one hand, it is true that Jesus and His teaching were like new wine that could … Continue reading

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November 21 – Red Letters – “Don’t worry about tomorrow.”

Read Matthew 6:31-34 If you were to ask someone on the street, “What worries you?”, you could likely hear some of the following responses, if they were completely honest: From the teenager: “I’m not sure I will make the grade … Continue reading

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November 20 – Red Letters – “Love the Lord your God.”

Read Matthew 22:37-40 There is love, truth and hope in the red letters. What if we learned to love God and one another with nothing in return? A musician named Noel Regney walked through the streets of Manhattan. He had … Continue reading

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November 19 – Red Letters – “Give to Caesar what is Caesar’s”

Read Mark 12:17 With Thanksgiving quickly approaching we start to think about the things we are thankful for. You might have even joined a Thanksgiving challenge on social media where each day in November you post one thing that you … Continue reading

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November 18 – Red Letters – “I have overcome the world!”

Read John 16:33 What better verse to be reminded of at a time like this in our country and the world! In order to understand verse 33, you have to read the entire chapter and I challenge you to do … Continue reading

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November 17 – Red Letters – “It’s not the healthy that need a doctor but the sick.”

Read Luke 5:31-32 I have volunteered at a local hospital emergency room for the past 10 years. People that come in are often very sick. Sometimes they’re on the verge of death. The Emergency Squad brought in a man one … Continue reading

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November 16 – Red Letters – “…deny themselves, pick up their cross and follow Me.”

Read Mark 8:34-37 Large crowds were following Jesus.  He was healing the sick, bringing life to the dead.  Even at the touch of His clothes, a woman had been healed.  He had fed over 5,000 men miraculously and shortly after … Continue reading

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November 15 – Red Letters – “Whoever drinks from the water I give them will never thirst again.”

Read John 4:13-14 “I’m dying of thirst!”  are the words we cry out as we wipe the sweat from our brow on a sweltering, summer day. Nothing quenches our thirst like a drink of water. Cool. Refreshing. Rejuvenating. Life giving. … Continue reading

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November 14 – Red Letters – Leaving the 99 for the 1

Read Matthew 18:12-14 “Where is George?” That is what I found myself saying several times a day a couple of years ago in my kindergarten classroom.  You see, I had a very sweet little boy in my class named George, … Continue reading

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