• Lenten Devotional – April 1, 2020

    Jeremiah 32:1-9, 36-41; Matthew 22:23-33; Psalm 143  Great Creator we confess to you that we are bound up in worldly structures that keep us away from you. We get caught up in the rules of the day, more interested in being right than having faith in your teachings. Forgive us,...

  • Lenten Devotional – March 31, 2020

    Eddy Ameen 2 Kings 4:18-37; Ephesians 2:1-10; Psalm 143  In Psalm 143, we plead, “Deliver me from my enemies, O Lord! I have fled to you for refuge.” To seek refuge in God means then to be in a place where enemies cannot reach us. The journey is implied in this psalm;...

  • Lenten Devotional – March 30, 2020

    Minister Ronald Young, Jr., Greater Refuge Temple DC Friend of Luther Place 1 Kings 17:17-24; Acts 20:7-12; Psalm 143  I often remember to thank God when things are going well. When the sun is shining and the birds are chirping I can feel the majesty of God’s creation. When the job is...

  • Lenten Devotional – March 28, 2020

    Amanda Lindamood Ezekiel 36:8-15; Luke 24:44-53; Psalm 130  I wait for the Lord, my whole being waits, and in God’s word I put my hope. Psalm 130, vs 5 When I left for college, I imagined a semi-permanent move. Who I was at 17 needed a relocation. My final weeks of college and...

  • Lenten Devotional – March 27, 2020

    Submitted Anonymously Ezekiel 33:10-16; Revelation 11:15-19; Psalm 130  “None of the sins that person has committed with be remembered against them. They have  done what is just and right; they will surely live.”  That’s Ezekiel 33;16. This point in time could be considered “Night time”. Things are pretty dark, let’s be...

  • Lenten Devotional – March 26, 2020

    Ezekiel 1:1-3, 2:8-3:3; Revelation 10:1-11; Psalm 130  Great Creator, Lord of day and night, we know that you are with us in the nighttimes of our lives as you are in the day. Help us to see you and trust in you even in seasons of lamentation, mourning, and woe....

  • Lenten Devotional – March 25, 2020

    Langley Hoyt, YAV Isaiah 60:17-22; Matthew 9:27-34; Psalm 146  Seeing in the Dark  I was sitting on the bus with my headphones in, listening to a politics podcast and feeling worried. As I watched H street pass by through the window, I felt a tap on my forearm. A small, older woman...

  • Lenten Devotional – March 24, 2020

    Isaiah 42:14-21; Colossians 1:9-14; Psalm 146  Do not put your trust in princes, in human beings, who cannot save”  Psalm 146:3 Lord, we are worried. We see the ways that folly and evil are acting upon the world and we feel helpless. We see the princes of our city, our...

  • Lenten Devotional – March 23, 2020

    Michael Weber – Lutheran Volunteer Corps Isaiah 59:9-19; Acts 9:1-20; Psalm 146  Chapter 59 of Isaiah sounds familiar. Dark times are among us. People are crying out for justice. The darkness in this chapter is instilled not just by the presence of injustice, but by a lack of truth, a lack of...