Lent 21: Psalm 23

by Marquita Jones Readings: Psalm 23, 1 Samuel 15:22-31, Ephesians 5:1-9 As I write this devotion, I am in the midst of one of the most challenging seasons of my adult life: bearing through financially tough times, healing from deep heartache, and facing my deepest fears knowing that they must...

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Lent 20: Get Refreshed

by Ella Cleveland Readings: Psalm 23, 1 Samuel 15:10-21, Ephesians 4:25-32 How does one get refreshed in these desert times—these arid, barren, and difficult times? You may start by praying Psalm 23. I like to act it out, that is, lie down in the green pasture, grass, or carpet.  Let...

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Lent 19: God’s Goodness

Cindy Olson Readings: Psalm 81, Jeremiah 2:4-13, John 7:14-31, 37-39 God’s Goodness and Israel’s Waywardness Daily droughts, toxic waters, lands made desolate by human hands are in the news. Droughts in the Southwest and California and toxins in water supplies in nearby West Virginia are spoiling the plentiful land our...

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