Tag: An L Each Day

Legitimate (Monday, March 18th)

Monday, March 18th Legitimate: to make (someone or something) legitimate: 1. to give legal status to; 2. to show or affirm to be justified; 3. to lend authority or respectability to. Proverbs 31 Speak out for those who cannot speak,     for the rights of… Continue Reading “Legitimate (Monday, March 18th)”

Listen (Saturday, March 16th)

Saturday, March 16th Listen: to pay attention to sound; to hear something with thoughtful attention; to be alert to catch an expected sound Mark 9:7 Then a cloud overshadowed them, and from the cloud there came a voice, “This is my Son, the Beloved; listen to… Continue Reading “Listen (Saturday, March 16th)”

Labor (Friday, March 15th)

Friday, March 15th Labor: to exert one’s powers of body or mind especially with painful or strenuous effort; work 1 Corinthians 15:58 Therefore, my beloved, be steadfast, immovable, always excelling in the work of the Lord, because you know that in the Lord your labor is… Continue Reading “Labor (Friday, March 15th)”

Lack (Thursday, March 14th)

Thursday, March 14th Lack: to stand in need of ; suffer from the absence or deficiency of Mark 10:17-22 (NRSV) As he was setting out on a journey, a man ran up and knelt before him, and asked him, “Good Teacher, what must I do… Continue Reading “Lack (Thursday, March 14th)”

Lace (Wednesday, March 13th)

Wednesday, March 13th Lace: to draw or pass something (such as a shoelace) through something (such as eyelets) Ephesians 6:15 As shoes for your feet put on whatever will make you ready to proclaim the gospel of peace. Jesus came to live among us… Continue Reading “Lace (Wednesday, March 13th)”

Lift (Tuesday, March 12th)

Tuesday, March 12th Lift: to raise from a lower to a higher position; elevate Mark 9:27 But Jesus took him by the hand and lifted him up, and he was able to stand. I was at a seminar when an unfamiliar woman suddenly approached me. With… Continue Reading “Lift (Tuesday, March 12th)”

Let (Monday, March 11th)

Monday, March 11th Let: to give opportunity to or fail to prevent Psalm 19:14 (NRSV) Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable to you, O Lord, my rock and my redeemer. I really appreciate this second definition of let: “to fail to prevent.” To fail to prevent reminds us that, unless we stand in… Continue Reading “Let (Monday, March 11th)”

Lose (Saturday, March 9th)

Saturday, March 9th Lose: to free oneself from; to fail to keep control of; to miss from one’s possession.  Matthew 16:25 (NRSV) For those who want to save their life will lose it, and those who lose their life for my sake will find it.… Continue Reading “Lose (Saturday, March 9th)”

Long (Friday, March 8th)

Friday, March 8th Long: to feel a strong desire or craving especially for something not likely to be attained Psalm 63:1 (NRSV) O God, You are my God; I shall seek You earnestly; my soul thirsts for You, my flesh yearns for You, in… Continue Reading “Long (Friday, March 8th)”

Liberate (Thursday, March 7th)

Thursday, March 7th Liberate: to set at liberty; free Luke 4:16-21 When he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up, he went to the synagogue on the sabbath day, as was his custom. He stood up to read, and the scroll of the… Continue Reading “Liberate (Thursday, March 7th)”