Minds Open to the Word

Jesus comes in his risen body to his frightened disciples.  At first they think he is a ghost!   What convinces them that it really is Jesus?  When he takes some fish and eats it.  Ghosts don’t do that!

They become so very happy that Jesus is with them.  Then Jesus begins to open their minds so that they can understand the Holy Scriptures.  The Lord wants to do the same for you.  We need God’s help for us to understand what God is saying to us as we read God’s Word everyday.  Before you read the passage from the Bible each day, ask the Holy Spirit to teach you to understand the reading—as though it is written just for you . . . and it is!

Luke 24:36-49

What are “Bible Breaths”? Learn More…
Example from today’s reading:
“Looking at Your hands and feet”

Sundays are dedicated to the Gospels from the Revised Common Lectionary
During the Easter Season, are read from the Gospel of John.

These Firestarters are from a new edition of The Bible Through the Seasons being developed for families with children. For the Firestarters in the original edition, I recommend the ebook.  You will have the entire program of well over a thousand of these introductions with you on your phone or tablet! Check the menu options at the site for more information.

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