Tag: Lent

Yearly devotions for the Lenten season

Monday, March 27th- Justice

Micah 6:8 He has told you, O mortal, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God? I was a young mom, heading to the check-out lines at the… Continue Reading “Monday, March 27th- Justice”

Saturday, March 25th- Simplicity

Luke 10:41-42 41 But the Lord answered her, “Martha, Martha, you are worried and distracted by many things; 42 there is need of only one thing. Mary has chosen the better part, which will not be taken away from her.” When we moved from our home to a… Continue Reading “Saturday, March 25th- Simplicity”

Friday, March 24th- Newness

Romans 6:4 Therefore we have been buried with him by baptism into death, so that, just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, so we too might walk in newness of life. Here in the northern hemisphere, spring has come!… Continue Reading “Friday, March 24th- Newness”

Thursday, March 23rd- Goodwill

Matthew 7:1-5 “Do not judge, so that you may not be judged. 2 For with the judgment you make you will be judged, and the measure you give will be the measure you get. 3 Why do you see the speck in your neighbor’s eye, but do not notice… Continue Reading “Thursday, March 23rd- Goodwill”

Wednesday, March 22nd- Solitude

Matthew 14:23 (NRSV) 23 And after he had dismissed the crowds, he went up the mountain by himself to pray. When evening came, he was there alone…  Our verse for today is one of several that mention Jesus praying alone, away from the crowds and… Continue Reading “Wednesday, March 22nd- Solitude”

Tuesday, March 21st- Essence

2 Corinthians 2:14-17 (NRSV)  14 But thanks be to God, who in Christ always leads us in triumphal procession, and through us spreads in every place the fragrance that comes from knowing him. 15 For we are the aroma of Christ to God among those who are… Continue Reading “Tuesday, March 21st- Essence”

Monday, March 20th- Patience

Colossians 1:11-12 (NRSV) 11 May you be made strong with all the strength that comes from his glorious power, and may you be prepared to endure everything with patience, while joyfully 12 giving thanks to the Father, who has enabled you to share in the inheritance of the saints… Continue Reading “Monday, March 20th- Patience”

Saturday, March 18th- Forgiveness

Mark 11:25 (NRSV) 25 “Whenever you stand praying, forgive, if you have anything against anyone; so that your Father in heaven may also forgive you your trespasses.” In the past, I have thought this verse meant that forgiveness of others was a condition we needed… Continue Reading “Saturday, March 18th- Forgiveness”

Friday, March 17th- Comfort

2 Thessalonians 2:16-17 (NRSV) 16 Now may our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and through grace gave us eternal comfort and good hope, 17 comfort your hearts and strengthen them in every good work and word. Perhaps one of our most… Continue Reading “Friday, March 17th- Comfort”

Thursday, March 16th- Community

Hebrews 10:24-25 (NIV) And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another—and all the more as you see the Day… Continue Reading “Thursday, March 16th- Community”