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 Acts 3 & 4

Key Verse: Acts 4:20 “For we cannot help speaking about what we have seen and heard.” (NIV) The trouble started the afternoon Peter and John went up to the temple to pray. Until now they had enjoyed “the favour of all the people” (2:47). But then a crippled beggar called out to them for money. Continue reading…

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Read Acts 1 & 2

Key Verse: Acts 2:42 “And they continued steadfastly in the apostles’ doctrine and fellowship, in the breaking of bread, and in prayers.” One of the key factors in the success of the early church was the uncontested fact of the resurrection. I say “uncontested” in terms of the believers themselves and the incontrovertible evidence of Continue reading…

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Read John 20 & 21

Key Verse: John 20:28 “And Thomas answered and said to Him, ‘My Lord and my God!’” Arthur John Gossip writes, “That night that Christ came, Thomas had not been present. We do not know why. But is there not here a warning for us not to forsake the assembling of ourselves together?  How much many Continue reading…

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Read John 19

Key Verse: John 19:38b (NIV) “Now Joseph was a disciple of Jesus, but secretly because he feared the Jews.” After recording the events of the crucifixion and the touching scene around the foot of the cross, when Jesus entrusts His mother to John’s keeping and care, John tells us about the burial. We might have Continue reading…

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