Here’s a Thought

Jim Cantelon invites you to start your day with a brief thought from the scriptures. He’s hoping it will catalyze an appetite for daily bible reading. Like his weekly commentary “Cantelon’s Casual Commentary” it is down to earth, approachable, and inspiring.

Read Luke 23

Key Verse: Luke 23: 12 “That very day Pilate and Herod became friends…” In this chapter and the latter half of the previous chapter, we read of the crucifixion. Some have called this the “Passion” narrative. In 22:47-53 we see Jesus arrested (even while His disciples were eager to use those newly purchased swords–“Lord, should Continue reading…

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Read Luke 22

Key Verse: Luke 22:29 “I bestow upon you a kingdom, just as My Father bestowed one upon Me.” Here’s a passage of scripture that has been remarkably silent over the years. At least in sermons, that is. We have probably heard a few sermons on Jesus sending out the disciples without “purse, bag or sandals”–the Continue reading…

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Read Luke 20 & 21

Key Verse: Luke 21:4 “all these people gave their gifts out of their wealth; but she out of her poverty…” The question occurring to me as I read this story is, “what would Jesus think or say about some modern ministries that unscrupulously bilk widows of their life savings?” We have no record of what Continue reading…

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Read Luke 17 & 18

Key Verse: Luke 18:13 “…God be merciful to me a sinner!” The Bible doesn’t always make an editorial comment about Jesus’ parables, but Luke does so in this instance. The famous parable of the Pharisee and the tax collector is told to “some who were confident of their own righteousness and looked down on everybody Continue reading…

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