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"You are the light of the world" Lenten Devotional 10

Matthew 5:14-15 “You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house.” It seems as if a hallmark of growing up… Read more »

"Do whatever he tells you" Lenten Devotional 9

John 2:4-5 4) “Jesus said to her, “O woman, what does your concern have to do with me? My hour has not yet come”. 5) His mother said to the servants, “do whatever he tells you” For many of us, this can be a hard passage to read at first. How often do we read… Read more »

"Don't use your mouth to tell lies." Lenten Devotional 8

“Be careful what you think, because your thoughts run your life. Don’t use your mouth to tell lies; don’t ever say things that are not true.” Proverbs 4:23-24 NCV This Lenten season has given me the opportunity to be reflective of how we have been challenged to discern facts from lies. No better place to take… Read more »

"Obedience through suffering" Lenten Devotional 7

Hebrews 5:8-9 “Even though Jesus was God’s Son, he learned obedience from the things he suffered. In this way, God qualified him as a perfect High Priest, and he became the source of eternal salvation for all those who obey him.” I’ve recently heard it said that when we are broken over and over again,… Read more »

"I believe; help my unbelief!" Lenten Devotional 6

Mark 9:23-24 ESV “‘If you can?’ said Jesus. ‘All things are possible for one who believes.’ Immediately the father of the child cried out and said, ‘I believe; help my unbelief!’ To fully understand the power of this short passage, we need to understand the context. The father in this story brings his son to… Read more »

"Do not be conformed to this world" Lenten Devotional 5

  Romans 12:1-2 (NRSV) “1) I appeal to you therefore, brothers and sisters, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. 2) Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds, so that… Read more »

"Do not be conformed to this world." Lenten Devotional 4

Romans 12:1-2 (NRSV) “1) I appeal to you therefore, brothers and sisters, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. 2) Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds, so that you… Read more »

"For the Lord God is a sun and shield." Lenten Devotional 3

Psalm 84:11 – For the Lord God is a sun and shield: the Lord will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly Do you ever struggle to accept something you know is true? Sometimes, I struggle to accept the truth that God will not withhold good from me…. Read more »

"The spirit is willing, but the body is weak." Lenten Devotional 2

“Stay here and keep watch with me…could you not keep watch with me for one hour? The spirit is willing, but the body is weak.” (Matthew 26:36-46) For many Christians, Lent is a time of giving up something: certain meals or specific kind of food. For others it may be giving up television or Facebook…. Read more »

In The Beginning: Lenten Devotional 1

In the beginning when God created the heavens and the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep, while a Spirit from God swept over the face of the waters. -Genesis 1: 1-2 Lent. It is the story of us; of you and me entering a season of self-reflection and… Read more »