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  • Lenten Devotion March 17

    by LP Community Member | March 20, 2016

    By: Olivia Whitener Readings: Psalm 31:9-16; Isaiah 53:10-12; Hebrews 2:1-9 In combination with the beginning of the second chapter of Hebrews, Psalm 31:9-16 tells of the suffering of humanity. The psalmist cries out, “I have passed out of mind like one who is dead; I have become like a broken vessel” (13). These are the words... read more >

  • Lenten Devotion March 16

    by LP Community Member | March 16, 2016

    By: Faith Korbel Readings: Psalm 20; Habakkuk 3:2-15; Luke 18:31-34 31 Jesus took the Twelve aside and told them, “We are going up to Jerusalem, and everything that is written by the prophets about the Son of Man will be fulfilled. 32 He will be delivered over to the Gentiles. They will mock him, insult him... read more >

  • Lenten Devotion March 15

    by LP Community Member | March 15, 2016

    By: Chelsey Christensen Readings: Psalm 20; Judges 9:7-15; 1 John 2:18-28 Courage (as defined by the Merriam-Webster Dictionary) noun  cour·age  \ˈkər-ij, ˈkə-rij\ : the ability to do something that you know is difficult or dangerous : mental or moral strength to venture, persevere, and withstand danger, fear, or difficulty Courage ... read more >

  • Lenten Devotion March 14

    by LP Community Member | March 14, 2016

    By: Krista Sickert-Bush Readings: Psalm 20; Exodus 40:1-15; Hebrews 10:19-25 Courage cour·age ˈkərij/ noun The ability to do something that frightens one. Strength in the face of pain or grief. A Season of Courage, our Lenten theme for these 40 days. The above definition of courage gives me both fear and encouragement. How can I ... read more >

  • Lenten Devotion March 12

    by LP Community Member | March 13, 2016

    By: Jeremy Grenhart Readings: Psalm 126; Exodus 12:21-27; John 11:45-57 This is often considered a Community Lament Psalm, I think but it reads more like a Psalm of Trust—the ‘lament’ in the psalm is very minor and is swallowed up in the confidence that God will more than overcome problems by His abundant grace. “Those... read more >

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