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Pray for Eileen

posted by Jana Melpolder

“Please pray for me to quit smoking, I want it so badly. It is very difficult.” –mikeandei Add your prayers now

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Gospel Reading for Sunday, November 30, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 25:1-13 1 “Then the kingdom of heaven will be like this. Ten bridesmaids took their lamps and went to meet the bridegroom. 2 Five of them were foolish, and five were wise. 3 When the foolish took their lamps, […]

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Today’s Eco Tip for November 30, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Don’t preheat your oven if you are roasting or broiling food. Preheating is unnecessary in these instances, and is a waste of energy.

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Matthew 25:1-13

posted by Jana Melpolder

[1] Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened unto ten virgins, which took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom. [2] And five of them were wise, and five were foolish. [3] They that were foolish took […]

Seven Days of 3:16–Day 6

posted by Jana Melpolder

Beliefnet is pleased to present the first 7 days of devotionals from Max Lucado’s “3:16: The Numbers of Hope” (Thomas Nelson, 2007). This is Day 6 of the week-long devotional. If you missed the previous days, stay subscribed to this […]

Pray for Maralee B.

posted by Jana Melpolder

A young lady who needs guidance and protection – about to be released from prison. –tf2508 Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Saturday, November 29, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 19:41-48 41 As he came near and saw the city, he wept over it, 42 saying, “If you, even you, had only recognized on this day the things that make for peace! But now they are hidden from your […]

Today’s Eco Tip for November 29, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Buy a drying machine with a moisture sensor to make sure that you don’t over dry your clothes, wasting time spent on laundry and energy.

Luke 19:41-48

posted by Jana Melpolder

[41] And when he was come near, he beheld the city, and wept over it, [42] Saying, If thou hadst known, even thou, at least in this thy day, the things which belong unto thy peace! but now they are […]

Seven Days of 3:16–Day 5

posted by Jana Melpolder

Beliefnet is pleased to present the first 7 days of devotionals from Max Lucado’s “3:16: The Numbers of Hope” (Thomas Nelson, 2007). This is Day 5 of the week-long devotional. If you missed the previous days, stay subscribed to this […]

Pray for Adam

posted by Jana Melpolder

“A wonderful man that has lukemia – Adam is a special man that is fighting for his life. He’s a wonderful father and friend” –Jeremy C. Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Friday, November 28, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 19:28-40 28 After he had said this, he went on ahead, going up to Jerusalem. 29 When he had come near Bethphage and Bethany, at the place called the Mount of Olives, he sent two of the disciples, 30 […]

Today’s Eco Tip for November 28, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Use solar powered path lights outside, preferably ones that have motion and light sensors so they are only on at night with someone nearby.

Luke 19:28-40

posted by Jana Melpolder

[28] And when he had thus spoken, he went before, ascending up to Jerusalem. [29] And it came to pass, when he was come nigh to Bethphage and Bethany, at the mount called the mount of Olives, he sent two […]

Seven Days of 3:16–Day 4

posted by Jana Melpolder

Beliefnet is pleased to present the first 7 days of devotionals from Max Lucado’s “3:16: The Numbers of Hope” (Thomas Nelson, 2007). This is Day 4 of the week-long devotional. If you missed the previous days, stay subscribed to this […]

Pray with Gratitude

posted by Jana Melpolder

What are you grateful for? Today is a day for thankful prayers! Read What Others Are Thankful For

Gospel Reading for Thursday, November 27, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 19:11-27 11 As they were listening to this, he went on to tell a parable, because he was near Jerusalem, and because they supposed that the kingdom of God was to appear immediately. 12 So he said, “A nobleman […]

Today’s Eco Tip for November 27, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Bind or staple once-used paper to create your own note pads.

Luke 19:11-27

posted by Jana Melpolder

[11] And as they heard these things, he added and spake a parable, because he was nigh to Jerusalem, and because they thought that the kingdom of God should immediately appear. [12] He said therefore, A certain nobleman went into […]

Seven Days of 3:16–Day 3

posted by Jana Melpolder

Beliefnet is pleased to present the first 7 days of devotionals from Max Lucado’s “3:16: The Numbers of Hope” (Thomas Nelson, 2007). This is Day 3 of the week-long devotional. If you missed the previous days, stay subscribed to this […]

Bible Q&A for November 27

posted by Jana Melpolder

If Jesus is God, why in Mark 10 does Jesus reply “Why do you call Me good? No one is good but God” in response to someone asking, “Good teacher, what should I do to inherit eternal life?” Excellent question. […]

Pray for Michelle’s Finances

posted by Jana Melpolder

“I am stuggling like a lot of others to stay above water financially. I don’t want to be a millionaire, I just want to pay my bills!! The stress of money is overwhelming physically and spiritually” –Micky Add your prayers […]

Gospel Reading for Wednesday, November 26, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 19:1-10 1 He entered Jericho and was passing through it. 2 A man was there named Zacchaeus; he was a chief tax collector and was rich. 3 He was trying to see who Jesus was, but on account of […]

Today’s Eco Tip for November 26, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Buy products that you think will last for years, and be sure to maintain them well.

Luke 19:1-10

posted by Jana Melpolder

[1] And Jesus entered and passed through Jericho. [2] And, behold, there was a man named Zacchaeus, which was the chief among the publicans, and he was rich. [3] And he sought to see Jesus who he was; and could […]

Seven Days of 3:16–Day 2

posted by Jana Melpolder

Beliefnet is pleased to present the first 7 days of devotionals from Max Lucado’s “3:16: The Numbers of Hope” (Thomas Nelson, 2007). This is Day 2 of the week-long devotional. If you missed the first day, stay subscribed to this […]

Pray for Loretta

posted by Jana Melpolder

“I have struggled with the fear of dying for years – it has gotten worse – I don’t want to loose my hubby over it and my kids, they see me crying a lot and I don’t like it” –retta […]

Gospel Reading for Tuesday, November 25, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 18:31-43 31 Then he took the twelve aside and said to them, “See, we are going up to Jerusalem, and everything that is written about the Son of Man by the prophets will be accomplished. 32 For he will […]

Luke 18:31-43

posted by Jana Melpolder

[31] Then he took unto him the twelve, and said unto them, Behold, we go up to Jerusalem, and all things that are written by the prophets concerning the Son of man shall be accomplished. [32] For he shall be […]

Today’s Eco Tip for November 25, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Conduct a do-it-yourself energy audit. With a simple walk-through, you can spot many problems on your own.

Seven Days of 3:16 – Day 1

posted by Jana Melpolder

Beliefnet is pleased to present the first 7 days of devotionals from Max Lucado’s “3:16: The Numbers of Hope” (Thomas Nelson, 2007). This is Day 1 of the week-long devotional. DAY 1: AN EXTRA-ORDINARY NIGHT “Suddenly a great company of […]

Pray for the Start of a Church

posted by Jana Melpolder

“Pray that we can obtain the funds to start this wonderful church” –PastorJesse Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Monday, November 24, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 18:15-30 15 People were bringing even infants to him that he might touch them; and when the disciples saw it, they sternly ordered them not to do it. 16 But Jesus called for them and said, “Let the little […]

Luke 18:15-30

posted by Jana Melpolder

[15] And they brought unto him also infants, that he would touch them: but when his disciples saw it, they rebuked them. [16] But Jesus called them unto him, and said, Suffer little children to come unto me, and forbid […]

Today’s Eco Tip for November 24, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Dispose of fluorescent lights properly, and never break them! They contain mercury, which is a highly toxic chemical. Discard them at a recycling or toxic waste management facility.

Introduction to Seven Days of 3:16

posted by Jana Melpolder

Beliefnet is pleased to present the first 7 days of devotionals from Max Lucado’s “3:16: The Numbers of Hope” (Thomas Nelson, 2007). Introduction The story of Jesus reads a bit like a scrapbook. Headline clippings. Newspaper photos. Jesus’s favorite stories […]

Bible Q&A for November 24

posted by Jana Melpolder

Reference the Rapture: If the dead will rise up first, where are they now? I thought the souls and spirits of believers were already with Christ. Also, how does this relate to believers who have been cremated? Paul says that […]

Pray for Trena R.

posted by Jana Melpolder

“I am so lonely, I thought I had finaly met someone but I guess he wasn’t ready or didn’t feel the same.” –trena_r Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Sunday, November 23, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 21:1-13 1 When they had come near Jerusalem and had reached Bethphage, at the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two disciples, 2 saying to them, “Go into the village ahead of you, and immediately you will find a donkey […]

Matthew 21:1-13

posted by Jana Melpolder

[1] And when they drew nigh unto Jerusalem, and were come to Bethphage, unto the mount of Olives, then sent Jesus two disciples, [2] Saying unto them, Go into the village over against you, and straightway ye shall find an […]

Today’s Eco Tip for November 23, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Use a plastic window kit to cut drafts and seal in heat, saving you money on your energy bill.

Seven Days of 3:16–Day 7

posted by Jana Melpolder

Beliefnet is pleased to present the first 7 days of devotionals from Max Lucado’s “3:16: The Numbers of Hope” (Thomas Nelson, 2007). This is Day 7 of the week-long devotional. If you missed the first day, stay subscribed to this […]

Pray for a Grieving Mother

posted by Jana Melpolder

“Please help my niece to cope with her grieving over the death of her 14 year old son. She just lost him to a hit and run driver 8 weeks ago. She is not doing well at all” –boo1000 Add […]

Gospel Reading for Saturday, November 22, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 18:9-14 9 He also told this parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous and regarded others with contempt: 10 “Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a […]

Luke 18:9-14

posted by Jana Melpolder

[9] And he spake this parable unto certain which trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and despised others: [10] Two men went up into the temple to pray; the one a Pharisee, and the other a publican. [11] The […]

Today’s Eco Tip for November 22, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Sign up for electronic billing at your energy provider and electronic bank statements to reduce unnecessary paper waste.

Seven Days of 3:16–Day 6

posted by Jana Melpolder

Beliefnet is pleased to present the first 7 days of devotionals from Max Lucado’s “3:16: The Numbers of Hope” (Thomas Nelson, 2007). This is Day 6 of the week-long devotional. If you missed the previous days, stay subscribed to this […]

Pray for Lloyd

posted by Jana Melpolder

Pray for the cancer that is rapidly taking over Lloyd’s body – He is a good man who has endured with utter grace. –injesusname Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Friday, November 21, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 18:1-8 1 Then Jesus told them a parable about their need to pray always and not to lose heart. 2 He said, “In a certain city there was a judge who neither feared God nor had respect for people. […]

Luke 18:1-8

posted by Jana Melpolder

[1] And he spake a parable unto them to this end, that men ought always to pray, and not to faint; [2] Saying, There was in a city a judge, which feared not God, neither regarded man: [3] And there […]

Today’s Eco Tip for November 21, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

When cooking, reduce your oven’s temperature by 25 degrees when using ceramic or glass pans, while cooking for the same amount of time.

Seven Days of 3:16–Day 5

posted by Jana Melpolder

Beliefnet is pleased to present the first 7 days of devotionals from Max Lucado’s “3:16: The Numbers of Hope” (Thomas Nelson, 2007). This is Day 5 of the week-long devotional. If you missed the previous days, stay subscribed to this […]

Pray for Terry’s Health

posted by Jana Melpolder

My wonderful Mother and my best friend had a stroke – It is so difficult to see my once mobile and free-spirited Mother dibilitated and dependent. –grammagigi Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Thursday, November 20, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 17:20-37 20 Once Jesus was asked by the Pharisees when the kingdom of God was coming, and he answered, “The kingdom of God is not coming with things that can be observed; 21 nor will they say, ‘Look, here […]

Luke 17:20-37

posted by Jana Melpolder

[20] And when he was demanded of the Pharisees, when the kingdom of God should come, he answered them and said, The kingdom of God cometh not with observation: [21] Neither shall they say, Lo here! or, lo there! for, […]

Today’s Eco Tip for November 20, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Reuse boxes used to package products as storage containers.

Seven Days of 3:16–Day 4

posted by Jana Melpolder

Beliefnet is pleased to present the first 7 days of devotionals from Max Lucado’s “3:16: The Numbers of Hope” (Thomas Nelson, 2007). This is Day 4 of the week-long devotional. If you missed the previous days, stay subscribed to this […]

Bible Q&A for November 20

posted by Jana Melpolder

Where in the Bible does God get mad at some people for mixing and marrying outside their own tribes? Does God think that marrying another race (tribe?) is wrong? Christians are not under the Old Covenant, but rather under the […]

Pray for John

posted by Jana Melpolder

He was let go from his job without any warning – his wife fell sick from all the stress. He has a young son as well and this financial hardship is overwhelming. –bwriter19 Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Wednesday, November 19, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 17:11-19 11 On the way to Jerusalem Jesus was going through the region between Samaria and Galilee. 12 As he entered a village, ten lepers approached him. Keeping their distance, 13 they called out, saying, “Jesus, Master, have mercy […]

Luke 17:11-19

posted by Jana Melpolder

[11] And it came to pass, as he went to Jerusalem, that he passed through the midst of Samaria and Galilee. [12] And as he entered into a certain village, there met him ten men that were lepers, which stood […]

Today’s Eco Tip for November 19, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Let hot food cool before storing it in the fridge or freezer to reduce the energy used in cooling.

Pray for the Prevention of Teen Suicide

posted by Jana Melpolder

This prayer circle is for prayer to prevent all teenage suicides, for the parents of teenagers who have completed suicide – for any teenager who may be having thoughts of suicide. –Ladysensei1 Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Tuesday, November 18, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 17:1-10 1 Jesus said to his disciples, “Occasions for stumbling are bound to come, but woe to anyone by whom they come! 2 It would be better for you if a millstone were hung around your neck and you […]

Luke 17:1-10

posted by Jana Melpolder

[1] Then said he unto the disciples, It is impossible but that offences will come: but woe unto him, through whom they come! [2] It were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he cast […]

Today’s Eco Tip for November 18, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Hot-water pipes that cross through unheated areas should be wrapped with insulation. Use non-foam insulation for steam pipes.

Pray for Newborn Twins

posted by Jana Melpolder

Twin girls who were born at 34 weeks –tcllns Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Monday, November 17, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 16:19-31 19 “There was a rich man who was dressed in purple and fine linen and who feasted sumptuously every day. 20 And at his gate lay a poor man named Lazarus, covered with sores, 21 who longed to […]

Luke 16:19-31

posted by Jana Melpolder

[19] There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day: [20] And there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, which was laid at his gate, full of sores, [21] And […]

Today’s Eco Tip for November 17, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Bring a glass or mug to work and use it for water or coffee.

Bible Q&A for November 17

posted by Jana Melpolder

I have two married daughters that are of the apostolic Pentecost faith. They believe women should not wear slacks or jeans. Can you tell me what scripture this is found in? There is nothing in the Bible about men or […]

Pray for Mindy and Her Children

posted by Jana Melpolder

“My husband left us on Friday. We are devastated, confused, and hurting beyond belief” –mommy1964 Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Sunday, November 16, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 23:13-24 13 “But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you lock people out of the kingdom of heaven. For you do not go in yourselves, and when others are going in, you stop them. 15 Woe to […]

Matthew 23:13-24

posted by Jana Melpolder

[13] But woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye shut up the kingdom of heaven against men: for ye neither go in yourselves, neither suffer ye them that are entering to go in. [14] Woe unto you, scribes […]

Today’s Eco Tip for November 16, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Open your window blinds during the day to make the most use of the sunlight, turning off your lamps.

Pray for Those Wanting to Break Free

posted by Jana Melpolder

For all those struggling with addictions –ms.bao Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Saturday, November 15, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 16:10-18 10 “Whoever is faithful in a very little is faithful also in much; and whoever is dishonest in a very little is dishonest also in much. 11 If then you have not been faithful with the dishonest wealth, […]

Luke 16:10-18

posted by Jana Melpolder

[10] He that is faithful in that which is least is faithful also in much: and he that is unjust in the least is unjust also in much. [11] If therefore ye have not been faithful in the unrighteous mammon, […]

Today’s Eco Tip for November 15, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Wash your clothes in cold water to reduce your heating bill.

Pray for a Mourning Family

posted by Jana Melpolder

We lost our daughter Tayla Jade a a year ago – We are battling with our pain and our hurt and all the other emotions such as guilt and anger –gogs Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Friday, November 14, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 16:1-9 1 Then Jesus said to the disciples, “There was a rich man who had a manager, and charges were brought to him that this man was squandering his property. 2 So he summoned him and said to him, […]

Luke 16:1-9

posted by Jana Melpolder

[1] And he said also unto his disciples, There was a certain rich man, which had a steward; and the same was accused unto him that he had wasted his goods. [2] And he called him, and said unto him, […]

Today’s Eco Tip for November 14, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Install your refrigerator away from all heat sources, which will cause it to work harder and use more energy.

Pray for Rebecca’s Heartache

posted by Jana Melpolder

Please pray for my daughter – She relocated to be near her boyfriend who encouraged the move. Now he has moved on and she feels humiliated. Please pray for her heartache to subside –mom3x Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Thursday, November 13, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 15:1-2, 11-32 1 Now all the tax collectors and sinners were coming near to listen to him. 2 And the Pharisees and the scribes were grumbling and saying, “This fellow welcomes sinners and eats with them.” 11 Then Jesus […]

Luke 15:1-2, 11-32

posted by Jana Melpolder

[1] Then drew near unto him all the publicans and sinners for to hear him. [2] And the Pharisees and scribes murmured, saying, This man receiveth sinners, and eateth with them. [11] And he said, A certain man had two […]

Today’s Eco Tip for November 13, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Install storm windows to ensure that your home’s heat is sealed in.

Bible Q&A for November 13

posted by Jana Melpolder

In Matthew chapter 1 there is a genealogy of Jesus that ends with Joseph the carpenter, and in Luke chapter 3 the same, but all other names are different. Would you please explain why there are these two different genealogies? […]

Pray for Cathy

posted by Jana Melpolder

“I’ve lost my home thru foreclosure; I’ve lost my entire savings…I’m terrified that God is going to make me live thru this misery until I die. I’m just numb and scared and broken” –Cathy Lane Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Wednesday, November 12, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 15:1-10 1 Now all the tax collectors and sinners were coming near to listen to him. 2 And the Pharisees and the scribes were grumbling and saying, “This fellow welcomes sinners and eats with them.” 3 So he told […]

Today’s Eco Tip for November 12, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Buy non-toxic alternatives to household chemicals whenever possible.

Luke 15:1-10

posted by Jana Melpolder

[1] Then drew near unto him all the publicans and sinners for to hear him. [2] And the Pharisees and scribes murmured, saying, This man receiveth sinners, and eateth with them. [3] And he spake this parable unto them, saying, […]

Pray for David B.

posted by Jana Melpolder

“Prayers are needed for my dad who was just diagnosed with lung cancer that has metastisized to his brain” –jodigirl76 Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Tuesday, November 11, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 14:25-35 25 Now large crowds were traveling with him; and he turned and said to them, 26 “Whoever comes to me and does not hate father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters, yes, and even life itself, […]

Today’s Eco Tip for November 11, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

If you are only buying one or two products, don’t let the cashier give you a shopping bag. You can also use a bag from home or a backpack to store small purchases.

Luke 14:25-35

posted by Jana Melpolder

[25] And there went great multitudes with him: and he turned, and said unto them, [26] If any man come to me, and hate not his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brethren, and sisters, yea, and his […]

Pray for B.T.

posted by Jana Melpolder

“I need a job desperately. I have no family near me and I feel so alone. I cry every day” –bwriter19 Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Monday, November 10, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 14:12-24 12 He said also to the one who had invited him, “When you give a luncheon or a dinner, do not invite your friends or your brothers or your relatives or rich neighbors, in case they may invite […]

Today’s Eco Tip for November 10, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Buy a turkey that was raised in humane conditions, preferably one that was raised locally.

Luke 14:12-24

posted by Jana Melpolder

[12] Then said he also to him that bade him, When thou makest a dinner or a supper, call not thy friends, nor thy brethren, neither thy kinsmen, nor thy rich neighbours; lest they also bid thee again, and a […]

Bible Q&A for November 10

posted by Jana Melpolder

I enjoyed your Beliefnet column on apocalyptic literature. Are you saying that parts of Revelation are a blueprint for the End Times and parts are not? Was it because the early Christians were convinced the Parousia was imminent? This is […]

Pray for a Family Business

posted by Jana Melpolder

“Please pray for my family business. We’re one step away from bankruptcy and one step away from becoming great.” –nite2332 Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Sunday, November 9, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Matthew 20:1-16 1 “For the kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out early in the morning to hire laborers for his vineyard. 2 After agreeing with the laborers for the usual daily wage, he sent them into […]

Today’s Eco Tip for November 9, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Consider becoming a vegetarian or a vegan. Meat requires more resources to produce and distribute than plants.

Matthew 20:1-16

posted by Jana Melpolder

[1] For the kingdom of heaven is like unto a man that is an householder, which went out early in the morning to hire labourers into his vineyard. [2] And when he had agreed with the labourers for a penny […]

Pray for Larry

posted by Jana Melpolder

Pray for a 48 year old male who suffered a stroke and slipped into a coma. He is a wonderful man and a devoted father & grandfather –sherrygk Add your prayers now

Gospel Reading for Saturday, November 8, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 14:1-11 1 On one occasion when Jesus was going to the house of a leader of the Pharisees to eat a meal on the sabbath, they were watching him closely. 2 Just then, in front of him, there was […]

Today’s Eco Tip for November 8, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Use water leftover from cooking to water your houseplants.

Luke 14:1-11

posted by Jana Melpolder

[1] And it came to pass, as he went into the house of one of the chief Pharisees to eat bread on the sabbath day, that they watched him. [2] And, behold, there was a certain man before him which […]

Gospel Reading for Friday, November 7, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 13:31-35 31 At that very hour some Pharisees came and said to him, “Get away from here, for Herod wants to kill you.” 32 He said to them, “Go and tell that fox for me, ‘Listen, I am casting […]

Pray for Allyn and Jeremy H.

posted by Jana Melpolder

“My husband and I were once very much in love, but because of my alcoholism he feels he can no longer trust me” –shendrick77 Add your prayers now

Today’s Eco Tip for November 7, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Your refrigerator will use more energy while trying to cool uncovered liquids. Make sure everything is covered!

Luke 13:31-35

posted by Jana Melpolder

[31] The same day there came certain of the Pharisees, saying unto him, Get thee out, and depart hence: for Herod will kill thee. [32] And he said unto them, Go ye, and tell that fox, Behold, I cast out […]

Conclusion

posted by Jana Melpolder

Beliefnet regrets to inform its viewers that it will discontinue the ‘Daily Lectionary Reading’. If you enjoyed this feed, you might want to sign up for a Daily Gospel Reading. Beliefnet also offers Christian Inspiration to bring you a daily […]

Gospel Reading for Thursday, November 6, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 13:18-30 18 He said therefore, “What is the kingdom of God like? And to what should I compare it? 19 It is like a mustard seed that someone took and sowed in the garden; it grew and became a […]

Pray for Others

posted by Jana Melpolder

“Pray for those who suffer from chronic pain – I want to be encouraged and inspired and would love to encourage and inspire you” –ramom Add your prayers now

Today’s Eco Tip for November 6, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Every degree over 68 on your thermostat can increase the energy you use for heating by 3%. Set it lower than 68 to save!

Luke 14:18-30

posted by Jana Melpolder

[18] And they all with one consent began to make excuse. The first said unto him, I have bought a piece of ground, and I must needs go and see it: I pray thee have me excused. [19] And another […]

Bible Q&A for November 6

posted by Jana Melpolder

Is there any reference in the Bible to the hereafter for illegitimate children? I was recently told that somewhere in the Bible it states that all “bastard” children and their ten generations thereafter will go to hell. I am happy […]

Gospel Reading for Wednesday, November 5, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 13:10-17 10 Now he was teaching in one of the synagogues on the sabbath. 11 And just then there appeared a woman with a spirit that had crippled her for eighteen years. She was bent over and was quite […]

Pray for a Sick Cat

posted by Jana Melpolder

“My sick kitty had a bad vet that did nothing to help him” –Starla_v1 Add your prayers now

Today’s Eco Tip for November 5, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Look for the ENERGY STAR label when buying windows or doors to ensure that the products are energy efficient.

Luke 13:10-17

posted by Jana Melpolder

[10] And he was teaching in one of the synagogues on the sabbath. [11] And, behold, there was a woman which had a spirit of infirmity eighteen years, and was bowed together, and could in no wise lift up herself. […]

Gospel Reading for Tuesday, November 4, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Luke 13:1-9 1 At that very time there were some present who told him about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices. 2 He asked them, “Do you think that because these Galileans suffered in this way […]

Pray for Holly

posted by Jana Melpolder

Please pray for Holly a seven-year-old child with cancer –pbmacchioni Add your prayers now

Today’s Eco Tip for November 4, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Avoid products that are packaged for one use such as individually wrapped snacks or bottled drinks.

Luke 13:1-9

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[1] There were present at that season some that told him of the Galilaeans, whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices. [2] And Jesus answering said unto them, Suppose ye that these Galilaeans were sinners above all the Galilaeans, […]

Gospel Reading for Monday, November 3, 2008

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Luke 12:49-59 49 “I came to bring fire to the earth, and how I wish it were already kindled! 50 I have a baptism with which to be baptized, and what stress I am under until it is completed! 51 […]

Pray for a Mother

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“Please pray for our finances that I would be able to provide for my daughters” –ark Add your prayers now

Today’s Eco Tip for November 3, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Program your thermostat to a lower setting at night and when you are not home.

Luke 12:49-59

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[49] I am come to send fire on the earth; and what will I if it be already kindled? [50] But I have a baptism to be baptized with; and how am I straitened till it be accomplished! [51] Suppose […]

Bible Q&A for November 3

posted by Jana Melpolder

What is the sin unto death it talks about in 1 John 5:16? There are various texts that suggest hell exists. For example, we have the parable of Jesus about the rich man and Lazarus in Luke 16:19-31. That parable […]

Gospel Reading for Sunday, November 2, 2008

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Matthew 18:21-35 21 Then Peter came and said to him, “Lord, if another member of the church sins against me, how often should I forgive? As many as seven times?” 22 Jesus said to him, “Not seven times, but, I […]

Pray for Joyce

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“I am grief stricken and miss my mother so much. Please pray that the Lord will strengthen me during this time especially during the upcoming holidays” –moochie Add your prayers now

Today’s Eco Tip for November 2, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Be diligent in turning off all lights when you leave a room to save energy.

Matthew 18:21-35

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[21] Then came Peter to him, and said, Lord, how oft shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? till seven times? [22] Jesus saith unto him, I say not unto thee, Until seven times: but, Until seventy […]

Gospel Reading for Saturday, November 1, 2008

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Luke 12:32-48 32 “Do not be afraid, little flock, for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom. 33 Sell your possessions, and give alms. Make purses for yourselves that do not wear out, an unfailing treasure […]

Pray for Troubled Families

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This is a prayer circle for anyone that needs help getting out of domestic violence and for all those that get hurt along the way –tanjajean6 Add your prayers now

Today’s Eco Tip for November 1, 2008

posted by Jana Melpolder

Use the “soak” or “prewash” dishwasher settings sparingly, as they use extra energy and water.

Luke 12:32-48

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[32] Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom. [33] Sell that ye have, and give alms; provide yourselves bags which wax not old, a treasure in the heavens that faileth not, […]

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