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Your Daily Bible

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Short, daily meditations on God’s Word that are practical and relevant to your everyday life. Featuring pastor Kurt Barnes from Silver Creek Fellowship Church in Silverton, Oregon.


197: Luke 19:1-10
Apr 3 • 5 min
Zacchaeus the Tax Collector
196: Romans 12:9-13
Apr 2 • 5 min
Love in action
195: Psalm 121:7-8
Apr 1 • 4 min
The Lord will keep you from all harm
194: Proverbs 3:5-6
Mar 31 • 5 min
Trust in the Lord
193: Joshua 1:9
Mar 30 • 4 min
The Lord your God will be with you wherever you go
192: Ephesians 3:14-21
Mar 28 • 5 min
Rooted and established in love.
191: 1 John 4:18
Mar 27 • 4 min
Perfect love cast out all fear
190: Matthew 6:25-34
Mar 26 • 5 min
Do not worry.
189: Philippians 4:4-7
Mar 25 • 6 min
Be considerate
188: Romans 15:13
Mar 24 • 6 min
Overflowing Hope!
187: 1 Peter 3:15
Mar 23 • 6 min
Jesus is Lord
186: Matthew 9:35-38
Mar 21 • 6 min
Jesus showed compassion
185: Lamentations 3:19-26
Mar 20 • 5 min
The faithful love of the Lord never ends!
184: Romans 8:31-39
Mar 19 • 4 min
Nothing can ever separate us from God’s love.
183: Philippians 1:3-6
Mar 18 • 4 min
God will finish what he started.
182: Psalm 46
Mar 16 • 4 min
Be still.
181: Isaiah 43
Mar 16 • 3 min
Don’t be afraid
180: National Day Of Prayer
Mar 15 • 2 min
Pray today!
179: Be strong and courageous!
Mar 12 • 4 min
God is with us.
178: The Peace Plan Day 34
Mar 11 • 6 min
Wisdom vs. Information
177: The Peace Plan Day 33
Mar 11 • 5 min
But you must remain faithful to the things you have been taught.
176: The Peace Plan Day 32
Mar 8 • 5 min
Keep Learning
175: The Peace Plan Day 31
Mar 7 • 5 min
Generation to generation
174: The Peace Plan Day 30
Mar 6 • 5 min
Teach and counsel each other with all the wisdom he gives.
173: The Peace Plan Day 29
Mar 5 • 4 min
Pass the story down from generation to generation.
172: The Peace Plan Day 28
Mar 4 • 6 min
Jesus touched the sick
171: The Peace Plan Day 27
Mar 3 • 5 min
He restores my soul.
170: The Peace Plan Day 26
Mar 2 • 6 min
All healing comes from God
169: The Peace Plan Day 25
Mar 1 • 4 min
Kind words are good medicine.
168: The Peace Plan Day 24
Feb 29 • 5 min
Jesus accepted us and then…
167: The Pace Plan Day 23
Feb 28 • 4 min
Be present with the sick
166: The Peace Plan Day 22
Feb 27 • 4 min
Before you can care, you’ve got to be aware.
165: The Peace Plan Day 21
Feb 26 • 4 min
Love each other
164: The Peace Plan Day 20
Feb 24 • 5 min
MONEY!
163: The Peace Plan Day 19
Feb 24 • 4 min
Feed the hungry, and help those in trouble.
162: The Peace Plan Day 18
Feb 24 • 6 min
Assist the poor
161: The Peace Plan Day 17
Feb 23 • 5 min
Without Jesus, we have absolutely nothing to use as collateral for our salvation
160: The Peace Plan Day 16
Feb 22 • 4 min
Blessed is he who considers the poor
159: The Peace Plan Day 15
Feb 20 • 5 min
The righteous considers the cause of the poor
158: The Peace Plan Day 14
Feb 19 • 5 min
We often ask what is the most important qualification for a leader?
157: The Peace Plan Day 13
Feb 17 • 5 min
Each Christ follower is a leader
155: The Peace Plan Day 11
Feb 13 • 4 min
If you won the lottery would you get servants? Or be a servant?
156: The Peace Plan Day 12
Feb 13 • 5 min
Pass it on.
154: The Peace Plan Day 10
Feb 13 • 5 min
Who are you influencing?
153: The Peace Plan Day 9
Feb 12 • 4 min
A word of encouragement can change a life.
152: The Peace Plan Day 8
Feb 12 • 6 min
Be an example to all believers
151: The Peace Plan Day 7
Feb 11 • 6 min
Our natural tendency is to hate our enemies or at least to avoid them at all cost. But if you run from conflict, you’re going to be miserable most of your life. Jesus calls us to a higher standard. He calls us to be peacemakers — not peacekeepers….
150:The Peace Plan Day 6
Feb 10 • 5 min
Matthew 18:21-35 (ICB)When the US Civil War ended in 1865, more than half a million soldiers lay dead, the economy and infrastructure of the nation was shattered, and people remained deeply divided politically. The observance of Mother’s Day in the…
149: The Peace Plan Day 5
Feb 6 • 3 min
Search for peace, and work to maintain it
148: The Peace Plan Day 4
Feb 6 • 4 min
Confession is a powerful tool for reconciliation.
147: The Peace Plan Day 3
Feb 6 • 4 min
Are you willing to go through the roof for a friend?
146: The Peace Plan Day 2
Feb 6 • 4 min
God’s authority and anointing makes the impossible possible.
144: God’s Promises Philippians 4:6-7
Feb 6 • 3 min
God promises to protect our hearts and minds from worry.
145: The Peace Plan Day 1
Feb 6 • 4 min
The greatest thing you can do with your life is to tell somebody about Jesus
143: God’s Promises Philippians 4:19
Feb 6 • 3 min
In Christ, we understand more fully the lengths our Father will go to meet the needs of His children.
142: God’s Promises 1 John 5:14-15
Feb 6 • 4 min
Why can we pray with such a high level of expectation?
141: God’s Promises Malachi 3:10
Feb 5 • 4 min
Will we be willing to give the first of our income as an act of faith and trust in the Lord?
140: God’s Promises Romans 8:28
Feb 4 • 3 min
God sees the big picture.
139: God’s Promises Romans 5:3-5
Feb 3 • 3 min
God promises none of our pain is wasted!
138: God’s Promises Ephesians 2:10
Feb 2 • 3 min
God has planned out good for us to do from the beginning of time.
137: God’s Promises Proverbs 3:5-6
Feb 1 • 3 min
Following Jesus takes us beyond what’s familiar or comfortable
136: God’s Promises James 1:5
Jan 31 • 2 min
God promises to give us the wisdom we need for understanding.
135: God’s Promises 2 Thessalonians 3:3
Jan 30 • 2 min
We can be sure God is faithful.
134: God’s Promises Romans 8:38-39
Jan 29 • 3 min
God’s grace is big enough to forgive all our sins
133: God’s Promises Psalm 103:10-12
Jan 28 • 3 min
God is as merciful as He is just
132: God’s Promises Romans 8:1-2
Jan 27 • 3 min
When Jesus saves us, He gives us a new identity.
131: God’s Promises 1 Corinthians 10:13
Jan 26 • 2 min
Difficulty doesn’t have to drive us away from God.
130: God’s Promises Romans 10:9-10
Jan 25 • 2 min
God promises that when we put our faith in Jesus, we will be saved.
129: God’s Promises 2 Chronicles 7:14
Jan 24 • 2 min
God is alert to our prayers. Day and night, He is ready to hear from His people.
128: God’s Promises 1 John 1:9
Jan 23 • 4 min
Through Jesus’ forgiveness, our sin is removed and our relationship with God is restored.
127: God’s Promises John 3:16
Jan 22 • 3 min
God has a perfect plan for you life
126: God’s Promises John 10:10
Jan 21 • 3 min
Jesus promises to simplify our choices and calm our restless hearts.
125: God’s Promises Matthew 19:26
Jan 20 • 3 min
We can take God at His word
124: God’s Promises Lamentations 3:22-23
Jan 19 • 2 min
Every day is a new opportunity to experience God’s love and mercy
123: God’s Promises Matthew 11:28-30
Jan 18 • 3 min
The burdens of life weigh us down and wear us out.
122: God’s Promises John 14:27
Jan 17 • 2 min
Most of us think of peace as the absence of conflict
121: God’s Promises Psalm 37:4
Jan 15 • 3 min
Take delight in the Lord,and he will give youthe desires of your heart.- Psalm 37:4 Think about the last time you wanted something desperately. Maybe it was a car, an office, or the person who eventually became your spouse. We’ve all experienced longing…
120: God’s Promises Hebrews 13:15
Jan 14 • 2 min
We don’t have to worry about if we’ll get the job or if we’ll have enough because God promises to be with us.
119: Remastered Episode 6
Jan 13 • 5 min
Remastered Episode 6
118: Remastered Episode 5
Jan 12 • 4 min
Remastered Episode 5
117: Episode 4 Remastered (a little)
Jan 11 • 4 min
Remastered Episode 4
116: Episode 3 Remastered
Jan 10 • 3 min
Episode 3 Remastered
115: A look back at Episode 2 (remastered)
Jan 8 • 5 min
Remastered Episode 2
114: A look back at Episode 1 (slightly re-mastered)
Jan 7 • 4 min
Episode 1 Re-mastered for your listening enjoyment.
113: God’s Promises Isaiah 54:10
Jan 6 • 3 min
God doesn’t change His mind or renege on His covenants.
112: God’s Promises Isaiah 41:10
Jan 5 • 3 min
When we belong to God, fear doesn’t have to control us.
111: God’s Promises Isaiah 40:29-31
Jan 4 • 3 min
Our human strength is limited, but God’s power is limitless.
110: Genesis 6:8-9
Jan 3 • 4 min
How are we to respond when God asks us to do something far bigger than we have experienced in our lives?
109: Genesis 6:5-22
Jan 2 • 6 min
Will the waters recede? Will I see land again? Did I hear Him right? Can God be trusted?
108: “Where are you?”
Jan 1 • 5 min
Father God created us to be near
107: Have you ever wondered why you were created?
Dec 31, 2019 • 5 min
You were created to love God, but it’s your choice.
106: Luke 23:53
Dec 30, 2019 • 5 min
Jesus’ life ended much like it started.
105: 2 Corinthians 2:15
Dec 29, 2019 • 5 min
What does Christmas smell like?
104: Matthew 2:11
Dec 28, 2019 • 5 min
Three Wise Men
103: 2 Timothy 3:14
Dec 27, 2019 • 5 min
Christmas leftovers
102: James 1:17
Dec 26, 2019 • 4 min
God is a good gift giver
101: Advent Day 25
Dec 25, 2019 • 4 min
The Birth of Jesus
100: Advent Day 24
Dec 24, 2019 • 4 min
For us, every night can be like Christmas Eve.
99: Advent Day 23
Dec 23, 2019 • 4 min
How can we take the message of the Messiah to our neighbors?
98: Advent Day 22
Dec 22, 2019 • 4 min
The story of Christmas is for every single one of us.
97: Advent Day 21
Dec 21, 2019 • 5 min
God’s love for his people is the most well planned, extravagant, beautiful gift of all time.
96: Advent Day 20
Dec 20, 2019 • 5 min
Do you ever feel as though your life is missing something?
95: Advent Day 19
Dec 19, 2019 • 4 min
Something about Christmas seems to make us young again.
94: Advent Day 18
Dec 18, 2019 • 4 min
How good are you at keeping a surprise or a secret?
93: Advent Day 17
Dec 17, 2019 • 4 min
Are you disappointed that this may be a modest Christmas?
92: Advent Day 16
Dec 16, 2019 • 5 min
God uses the ordinary for His extraordinary plan.
91: Advent Day 15
Dec 15, 2019 • 4 min
It’s easy to get caught up in the celebration and forget the person we’re celebrating.
90: Advent Day 14
Dec 14, 2019 • 6 min
If we’re honest, there are people we’re tempted to avoid.
89: Advent Day 13
Dec 13, 2019 • 6 min
Jesus came to earth so everyone — from beggar to billionaire — could have a relationship with their Creator.
88: Advent Day 12
Dec 12, 2019 • 5 min
Those closest to us are sometimes the hardest to reach.
87: Advent Day 11
Dec 11, 2019 • 5 min
Loving others is messy work.
86: Advent Day 10
Dec 10, 2019 • 4 min
Jesus Visits Martha and Mary
85: Advent Day 9
Dec 9, 2019 • 4 min
GOLD, FRANKINCENSE, AND MYRRH
84: Advent Day 8
Dec 8, 2019 • 4 min
TWO KINDS OF OPPOSITION TO JESUS
83: Advent Day 7
Dec 7, 2019 • 6 min
BETHLEHEM’S SUPERNATURAL STAR
82: Advent Day 6
Dec 6, 2019 • 3 min
MESSIAH FOR THE MAGI
81: Advent Day 5
Dec 5, 2019 • 4 min
NO DETOUR FROM CALVARY
80: Advent Day 4
Dec 4, 2019 • 4 min
FOR GOD’S LITTLE PEOPLE
79: Advent Day 3
Dec 3, 2019 • 5 min
THE LONG-AWAITED VISITATION
78: Advent Day 2
Dec 2, 2019 • 4 min
MARY’S MAGNIFICENT GOD
77: Advent Day 1
Dec 1, 2019 • 3 min
PREPARE THE WAY
76: Lesson from Daniel
Nov 30, 2019 • 7 min
God is in control!
75: Daniel 12
Nov 29, 2019 • 6 min
God is in control and our ultimate victory through Jesus is assured.
74: HAPPY THANKSGIVING!
Nov 28, 2019 • 5 min
God is not done and He does not abandon us. And for that, we can be thankful.
73: Daniel 11:31-45
Nov 27, 2019 • 6 min
With difficult times comes an opportunity to share the reason for our hope.
72: Daniel 10:1-12
Nov 26, 2019 • 5 min
God always hears our prayer.
71: Daniel 9
Nov 25, 2019 • 8 min
When bad things happen, our first instinct is often to run.
70: Daniel 8
Nov 24, 2019 • 7 min
Seeing God’s handiwork come to fruition requires patience and faith.
69: Daniel 7
Nov 23, 2019 • 8 min
We need to always remember that we are on the winning team spiritually.
68: Daniel 6
Nov 22, 2019 • 8 min
God doesn’t promise us a trouble-free life, but He does promise to be with us through it all.
67: Daniel 5
Nov 21, 2019 • 8 min
Daniel’s focus wasn’t on what he could gain by following the Lord, but on being faithful to follow the Lord.
66: Daniel 4
Nov 20, 2019 • 7 min
It took hitting rock bottom for Nebuchadnezzar to acknowledge that God alone deserves our praise
65: Daniel 3
Nov 19, 2019 • 8 min
God has promised to be with us when life is hard, but often our hearts struggle to believe it.
64: Daniel 2:24-49
Nov 18, 2019 • 7 min
God gives each of us unique abilities, talents, and insights
63: Daniel 2:1-23
Nov 17, 2019 • 6 min
Have you ever found yourself in a seemingly impossible situation?
62: Daniel 1
Nov 16, 2019 • 7 min
Daniel knew God, knew His Word, and was fixed on God’s purpose.
61: 1 Timothy 6:11-21
Nov 15, 2019 • 6 min
God asks us to give from what He has given us.
60: 1 Timothy 6:2-10
Nov 14, 2019 • 4 min
Money and stuff can be here today and gone tomorrow.
59: 1 Timothy 5
Nov 13, 2019 • 6 min
It’s easy to lose sight of the fact that we aren’t just going to church; we are the church.
58: 1 Tim 4:12-16
Nov 12, 2019 • 5 min
God is not waiting for us to reach a certain age, theological understanding or level of income to be used by Him.
57: 1 Tim 4:7-11
Nov 11, 2019 • 4 min
Striving toward godliness has value in this life and the one to come.
56: 1 Timothy 4:1-6
Nov 10, 2019 • 4 min
We serve a God who holds more fulfillment, love, peace, healing and security than we could ever ask for
55: 1 Timothy 3:14-16
Nov 9, 2019 • 4 min
Jesus lived a perfect life and gave us a perfect example of how to live.
54: 1 Timothy 3:1-13
Nov 8, 2019 • 5 min
Living a godly life starts at the heart.
53: 1 Timothy 2:9-10
Nov 7, 2019 • 4 min
Living modestly is to intentionally take the focus off of ourselves and shift people’s attention to God.
52: 1 Timothy 2:1-8
Nov 6, 2019 • 4 min
As Christians, we are called to pray for those in authority
51: 1 Timothy 1
Nov 5, 2019 • 6 min
If you have a pulse, you have a past.
50: Habakkuk 3
Nov 4, 2019 • 7 min
Habakkuk’s response to his doubt gives us an example of how we can deal with doubt.
49: Habakkuk 2:14-20
Nov 3, 2019 • 5 min
When we allow anything other than God to capture our awe, we’ve made an idol.
48: Habakkuk 2:4-14
Nov 2, 2019 • 5 min
We can build our lives on a relationship with Jesus, or we can build our lives on acquiring stuff and making money.
47: Habakkuk 2:2-3
Nov 1, 2019 • 5 min
Often what we perceive as God’s slowness to action is His grace and patience with us.
46: Habakkuk 2:1
Oct 31, 2019 • 5 min
We are quick to ask God for answers, but do we put ourselves in a position to receive them?
45: Habakkuk 1:12-17
Oct 30, 2019 • 6 min
Habakkuk’s second complaint
44: Habakkuk 1:1-11
Oct 29, 2019 • 5 min
God is working in your life and in our world in ways that if He told us, we would not even believe.
43: Philippians 4
Oct 28, 2019 • 7 min
When you’re tempted to worry, thank God for something different.
42: Philippians 3
Oct 27, 2019 • 7 min
Knowing Jesus isn’t about meeting a standard but following a person.
41: Philippians 2
Oct 26, 2019 • 7 min
We will have problems. The question is what we do when we face obstacles.
40: Philippians 1
Oct 25, 2019 • 7 min
When everything seems to be falling apart, and we are certain we have let God down, grace intervenes and reminds us the story isn’t over yet.
39: 1 John 5
Oct 24, 2019 • 6 min
It can be difficult to wrap our minds around how Jesus loves.
38: 1 John 4
Oct 23, 2019 • 6 min
Love sets our God apart from the gods of every other religion.
37: 1 John 3:11-24
Oct 22, 2019 • 5 min
We can show real love because we’ve experienced it.
36: 1 John 3:1-10
Oct 21, 2019 • 6 min
We’re not yet who we want to be, but we’re not who we used to be either.
35: 1 John 2:18-29
Oct 20, 2019 • 5 min
Have you ever been through a season where you felt like you weren’t hearing from God or seeing Him work in your life?
34: 1 John 2:1-17
Oct 19, 2019 • 6 min
Every Christian wants to know the secret to avoiding sin.
33: 1 John 1
Oct 18, 2019 • 5 min
Connection with God and with others is where joy comes from.
32: Galatians 6
Oct 17, 2019 • 6 min
When we make the decision to follow Jesus, we start a lifelong journey. But this is not a trip we make on our own.
31: Galatians 5:16-26
Oct 16, 2019 • 6 min
The only way to overcome sin and experience real life change is to listen and follow the Holy Spirit.
30: Galatians 5:1-12
Oct 15, 2019 • 5 min
You never have to work to earn God’s acceptance.
29: Galatians 4:8-20
Oct 14, 2019 • 6 min
When we understand that our salvation is an undeserved gift, our natural response is obedience.
28: Galatians 4:1-7
Oct 13, 2019 • 5 min
As a result of your new birth, the Holy Spirit is constantly at work bringing you into a fuller, richer relationship with the Lord Jesus and the Father.
27: Galatians 3:15-29
Oct 12, 2019 • 6 min
Jesus is the mediator who brings God and His people together.
26: Galatians 3:1-14
Oct 11, 2019 • 5 min
Jesus enables us to be who He’s created us to be and to do what He calls us to do.
25: Galatians 2:11-21
Oct 10, 2019 • 6 min
We are made right with God through Jesus’ sacrifice.
24: Galatians 2:1-10
Oct 9, 2019 • 5 min
God sees us all the same. He does not show favoritism.
23: Galatians Chapter 1
Oct 8, 2019 • 6 min
Am I trying to please God or men?
22: Paul’s Prayer Ephesians 3:14-21
Oct 7, 2019 • 5 min
The only way to experience the fullness of Jesus’ love is to let Him fully into our lives.
21: The armor of God. Ephesians 6:10-20
Oct 6, 2019 • 5 min
As humans, we were not meant to fight the troubles of this world on our own.
20: Thanksgiving is not a day; it’s a lifestyle! Ephesians 5:1-20
Oct 5, 2019 • 5 min
Thanksgiving is not a day; it’s a lifestyle! Ephesians 5:1-20
19: Following Jesus happens one decision at a time, day in and day out. Ephesians 4:17-32
Oct 4, 2019 • 6 min
Following Jesus happens one decision at a time, day in and day out.
18:Our actions give others an impression of our God. Ephesians 4:1-16
Oct 3, 2019 • 5 min
Our actions give others an impression of our God. Ephesians 4:1-16
17: Less than the least of all God’s people. Ephesians 3:1-13
Oct 2, 2019 • 5 min
Have you ever felt ill-equipped to do something you wanted to do or knew you should do?
16: We are on the same team! Ephesians 2:11-22
Oct 1, 2019 • 5 min
Christians we are on the same team!
15: Moving from a consumer to a server. Ephesians 2:1-10
Sep 30, 2019 • 5 min
When we say ‘yes’ to fulfilling God’s plan and purpose for our lives, we move from consumer to server.
14: Knowing God better Ephesians 1:15-23
Sep 29, 2019 • 5 min
The objective of the Christian life is to know God better
13: You have been chosen by God! Ephesians 1:1-14
Sep 28, 2019 • 6 min
By making Jesus Lord of our lives through salvation, we belong to God’s family forever!
12: What is the secret to rejoicing in suffering? Romans 5:1-5
Sep 27, 2019 • 6 min
Even in your suffering God loves you and has your best interest at heart.
11: Suffering produces hope.
Sep 26, 2019 • 5 min
Trials, rather than destroying our hope, are meant to increase our hope. Romans 5:3-4
10: Suffering produces character. Romans 5:3-4
Sep 25, 2019 • 6 min
Suffering produces character in our lives. Romans 5:1-5
9: Suffering produces perseverance. Romans 5:3-4
Sep 24, 2019 • 5 min
You can either panic or persevere when you’re under pressure.
8: God cares about your suffering. Romans 5:3-4
Sep 23, 2019 • 7 min
How can a Christian rejoice in suffering?
7: Standing firm in the presence of God Romans 5:1-5
Sep 22, 2019 • 4 min
You and I have been given an invitation like no other!
6: The War is Over! Romans 5:1-5
Sep 19, 2019 • 4 min
Those of us who are in Christ have peace with God! The war is over!