Lenten Devotion February 19

Readings: Psalm 27; Genesis 14:17-24; Philippians 3:17-20 “I believe that I shall see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living. Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord!” –Psalm 27 Beloved Is Where We Begin If you would...

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Lenten Devotion February 18

By: Sarah Clymer Readings: Psalm 27; Genesis 13:1-7, 14-18; Philippians 3:2-12 “Though war rise up against me, yet I will be confident.  One thing I asked of the Lord, that will I seek after: to live in the house of the Lord all the days of my life … For he...

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Lenten Devotion February 17

By: Dan Manchester Readings: Psalm 17; Job 1:1-22; Luke 21:34 In seeking forgiveness for the sins of his children, Job held himself accountable for others’ actions. The prospect of doing so may worry us: if we are willing to answer for others, won’t we have to give of ourselves to compensate...

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Lenten Devotion February 16

By: Kathryn Perry Readings: Psalm 17; Zechariah 3:1-10; 2 Peter 2:4-21 Courage: from the Latin (Cor) by way of French (Cour) Courage cannot exist without fear. Bravery, valour have no merit if we are not afraid. Courage is made manifest when we are terrified but still find the strength to do...

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Lenten Devotion February 15

By: Lolly Stuart Readings: Psalm 17; 1 Chronicles 21:1-17; 1 John 2:1-6 In the scripture readings today we hear about the love of God for his people, and His desire for our obedience in following his commandments. The message is the attainment of fellowship, oneness with Christ and other believers, in...

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Lent: A Season of Courage

Pastor Karen Brau sets the tone for the Luther Place community during Lent, with a prayer for courage. It takes courage to examine ourselves To search our souls To face our broken-ness To reflect on our habits and automated responses to life To explore places we might not want to...

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Emergence

During the 2015 Lenten season, our community contemplated what “Emergence”—the process of coming into view or being exposed after being concealed—meant to us. During this discernment, member Emily Hestness designed and organized a large-scale art installation of sculptural butterflies.  Our community came together to paint, construct, and install this amazing...

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Monday, March 9—Dave Cleveland

Readings: 1 Kings 6:1-4, 21-22, 1 Corinthians 3:10-23, Psalm 84 In First Kings 6, King Solomon “began to build the temple of the Lord.” He covered the inside with “pure gold,” and “he extended gold chains across the front of the inner sanctuary, which was overlaid with gold.” Lots of...

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Saturday, February 28—Amanda Lindamood

Readings: Genesis 16:7-15, Mark 8:27-30, Psalm 22:23-31  “She gave this name to the Lord who spoke to her: “You are the God who sees me,” for she said, “I have now seen the One who sees me.”’ (Genesis 16: 13) 29 “But what about you?” he asked. “Who do you say I am?” (Mark 8: 29)...

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