Lenten Devotion March 1

By: Lisa Ann Johnson Readings: Psalm 39; Ezekiel 17:1-10; Romans 2:12-16 Walking Boldly in Uncertainty The Psalmist reminds us that only God knows how many days we have on earth and of the struggle to understand what it is we are supposed to speak up for. If we are not striving...

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Lenten Devotion February 29

By: Ben Frazell Readings: Psalm 39; Jeremiah 11:1-17; Romans 2:1-11 In Psalm 39, the writer peers into the sands of time and sees them falling quickly: “Surely everyone stands as a mere breath. Surely everyone goes around as a shadow.” As a Shakespeare devotee, my mind immediately flashed to Macbeth, where...

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Lenten Devotion February 27

By: Tara Hogan Readings: Psalm 63:1-8; Isaiah 5:1-7; Luke 6:43-45 “Because you are my help, I sing in the shadow of your wings. I cling to you; your right hand upholds me.” -Psalm 63:7-8 Just as God worked through David, and countless other saints who have gone before us, God works...

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Lenten Devotion February 26

By: Christiana Lundholm Readings: Psalm 63:1-8; Daniel 12:1-4; Revelation 3:1-6 And to the angel of the church in Sardis write: These are the words of him who has the seven spirits of God and the seven stars: “I know your works; you have a name of being alive, but you are...

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Lenten Devotion February 25

By: Dave Cleveland Readings: Psalm 63:1-8; Daniel 3:19-30; Revelation 2:8-11 WHAT KIND OF FURNACE ARE YOU FACING? In Daniel chapter 3, Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon, is angry at three Jews because they did not worship his gods. The king told the Jews that if they did not serve his gods, and...

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Lenten Devotion February 24

By: Ella Cleveland Readings: Psalm 105:1-15 42; 2 Chronicles 20:1-22; Luke 13:22-31 The Moabites and Ammonites were threatening to make war on Jehoshafat, the fourth king of Judah, in 800 BC. Jehoshafat’s model prayer is featured in 2 Chronicles, chapter 20; it consists of awe, praise, thanks, petitions, and intercessions. It...

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Lenten Devotion February 23

By: Olivia Whitener Readings: Psalm 105:1-15 42; Numbers 14:10b-24; 1 Corinthians 10:1-13 On my bus ride home from our Ash Wednesday service earlier in the month, with ashes on my forehead clearly marking me as a follower of Christ, I looked around and realized that I in no way felt more...

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Lenten Devotion February 22

By: Candace Lilyquist Readings: Psalm 105:1-15 42; Exodus 33:1-6; Romans 4:1-12 I was once told you could tell how insecure a woman was by the amount of jewelry she wore. (This should be for men too, right?) Those who are in need of protection from the world, cover themselves with a...

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Lenten Devotion February 20

By: Monica Fitzgerald Readings: Psalm 27; Psalm 118:26-29; Matthew 23:37-39 David spoke in Psalm 27: “One thing I ask from the LORD, this only do I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life… for in the day of trouble he will...

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