Lenten Devotion – Easter

Lenten Devotion – Easter

Mark 16:5-7 As they entered the tomb, they saw a young man, dressed in a white robe, sitting on the right side; and they were alarmed. But he said to them, ‘Do not be alarmed; you are looking for Jesus of Nazareth, who was crucified. He has been raised; he is not...

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Lenten Devotion – Day 46 – Always more

Lenten Devotion – Day 46 – Always more

John 19:38-42 After this, Joseph of Arimathea, who was a disciple of Jesus -- though a secret one because he was afraid of the Jews -- asked Pilate to let him remove the body of Jesus. … Nicodemus came as well … and he brought a mixture of myrrh and aloes, weighing...

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Lenten Devotion – Day 45 – Hold me to it

Lenten Devotion – Day 45 – Hold me to it

Mark 15: 33-35, 37 When it was noon, darkness came over the whole land until three in the afternoon. At three o’clock Jesus cried out with a loud voice, ‘Eloi, Eloi, lema sabachthani?’ which means, ‘My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?’ … Then Jesus gave a loud...

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Lenten Devotion – Day 44 – Do the little things

Lenten Devotion – Day 44 – Do the little things

John 13:1-14, 34-35 I give you a new commandment, that you love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another. Do the little things If I had written this...

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Lenten Devotion – Day 43 – Have this in mind

Lenten Devotion – Day 43 – Have this in mind

Philippians  2:5-8 In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus: Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be used to his own advantage; rather, he made himself nothing by taking the very nature of...

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Lenten Devotion – Day 42 – Springtime

Lenten Devotion – Day 42 – Springtime

John 12:24-25 Very truly, I tell you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it bears much fruit. Those who love their life lose it, and those who hate their life in this world will keep it for eternal life. Springtime For much of the year, this verse...

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Lenten Devotion – Day 41 – Broken open

Lenten Devotion – Day 41 – Broken open

John 12:3 Mary took a pound of costly perfume made of pure nard, anointed Jesus’ feet, and wiped them with her hair. The house was filled with the fragrance of the perfume. Broken open We’ve all had moments when we’ve blessed someone. It may be a birthday gift you...

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Lenten Devotion – Day 40 – Palm Sunday – Do not fear

Lenten Devotion – Day 40 – Palm Sunday – Do not fear

Matthew 21:7-9 They brought the donkey and the colt, and put their cloaks on them, and [Jesus] sat on them. A very large crowd spread their cloaks on the road, and others cut branches from the trees and spread them on the road. The crowds that went ahead of him and...

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Lenten Devotion – Day 39 – Do not fear

Lenten Devotion – Day 39 – Do not fear

 Lamentations 3:55-58 I called on your name, O Lord, from the depths of the pit; you heard my plea, Do not close your ear to my cry for help, but give me relief!” You came near when I called on you; you said, “Do not fear!” You have taken up my cause, O Lord, you have...

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Lenten Devotion – Day 38 – The go-to list

Lenten Devotion – Day 38 – The go-to list

Philippians Psalm 31:14 But I trust in you, LORD; I say, “You are my God.” The go-to list I had a good experience with a motorcycle mechanic and happily told him, “You’re my mechanic. I am adding you to my list.”  Like many, I have a go-to list of people and products...

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