Tag: An L Each Day

Lavish (Friday, March 29th)

Friday, March 29th Lavish: to expend or bestow with profusion; squander Psalm 96 (NRSV) Worship the Lord in holy splendor; tremble before him, all the earth.     The world is firmly established; it shall never be moved. Let the heavens be glad, and let the earth rejoice,… Continue Reading “Lavish (Friday, March 29th)”

Lengthen (Thursday, March 28th)

Thursday, March 28th Lengthen: to make longer; to grow longer John 10:10 (NRSV) The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly. The value of life lies not in the length of days, but… Continue Reading “Lengthen (Thursday, March 28th)”

Lighten (Wednesday, March 27th)

Wednesday, March 27th Lighten: to relieve of a burden in whole or in part; lessen; to make less wearisome; alleviate; cheer; gladden Matthew 10:42 (NRSV) …and whoever gives even a cup of cold water to one of these little ones in the name of a… Continue Reading “Lighten (Wednesday, March 27th)”

Lend (Tuesday, March 26th)

Tuesday, March 26th Lend: to give for temporary use on condition that the same or its equivalent be returned; to give with the assistance or support of; accommodate Luke 6:34-35 (NRSV) If you lend to those from whom you hope to receive, what credit is… Continue Reading “Lend (Tuesday, March 26th)”

Limit (Monday, March 25th)

Monday, March 25th Limit: to assign certain limits to; to restrict the bounds or limits; to curtail or reduce in quantity or extent Mark 12:28-31 (NRSV) One of the scribes came near and heard them disputing with one another, and seeing that he answered… Continue Reading “Limit (Monday, March 25th)”

Leap (Saturday, March 23rd)

Saturday, March 23rd Leap: to spring free from or as if from the ground; jump Luke 6:22-23 (NRSV) Blessed are you when people hate you, and when they exclude you, revile you, and defame you on account of the Son of Man. Rejoice in that day… Continue Reading “Leap (Saturday, March 23rd)”

List (Friday, March 22nd)

Friday, March 22nd List: to make a list of; enumerate; to include on a list; register Psalm 40:5 (NRSV) You have multiplied, O Lord my God,     your wondrous deeds and your thoughts toward us;     none can compare with you. Were I to proclaim and tell of… Continue Reading “List (Friday, March 22nd)”

Look (Thursday, March 21st)

Thursday, March 21st Look: examine; to search for; expect; anticipate; to have in mind as an end; to exercise the power of vision; see; to direct one’s attention Psalm 27:4 (NRSV) One thing I asked of the Lord, that will I seek after: to live… Continue Reading “Look (Thursday, March 21st)”

Lag (Wednesday, March 20th)

Wednesday, March 20th Lag: to move, function, or develop with comparative slowness James 1:19-20 (NRSV) You must understand this, my beloved: let everyone be quick to listen, slow to speak, slow to anger; for your anger does not produce God’s righteousness.   In recent days… Continue Reading “Lag (Wednesday, March 20th)”

Linger (Tuesday, March 19th)

Tuesday, March 19th Linger: to be slow in parting or in quitting something; tarry Exodus 33:7-11 (NRSV) Now Moses used to take the tent and pitch it outside the camp, far off from the camp; he called it the tent of meeting. And everyone… Continue Reading “Linger (Tuesday, March 19th)”