Author Archive: Kim Robbins

April 15: Burial of Jesus

Matthew 27:57-61 Holy Saturday Scripture from The Message 57-61Late in the afternoon, a wealthy man from Arimathea, a disciple of Jesus arrived. His name was Joseph. He went to Pilate and asked for Jesus’ body. Pilate granted his request. Joseph took the body and wrapped it in clean linens, put it in his own tomb, […]

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April 14: My God, My God…

Ps 22:1-2 Good Friday My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? Why are you so far from helping me, from the words of my groaning? 2 O my God, I cry by day, but you do not answer; and by night, but find no rest. Daily Reflection The title of this Psalm in the […]

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April 13: Lord’s Supper

Matthew 26:26-30 Maundy Thursday 26Now as they were eating, Jesus took bread, and after blessing it broke it and gave it to the disciples, and said, “Take, eat; this is my body.” 27And he took a cup, and when he had given thanks he gave it to them, saying, “Drink of it, all of you, […]

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April 12: Betrayal of Jesus

Luke 22:20-23 20In the same way, after the supper he took the cup, saying, “This cup is the new covenant in my blood, which is poured out for you. 21But the hand of him who is going to betray me is with mine on the table. 22The Son of Man will go as it has […]

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April 11: Anointing at Bethany

Matthew 26:6-13 Scripture from The Message 6-9When Jesus was at Bethany, a guest of Simon the Leper, a woman came up to him as he was eating dinner and anointed him with a bottle of very expensive perfume. When the disciples saw what was happening, they were furious, “That’s criminal! This could have been sold […]

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April 10: Preparation for Passover

Luke 22:7-13 7Then came the day of Unleavened Bread on which the Passover lamb had to be sacrificed. 8Jesus sent Peter and John, saying, “Go and make preparations for us to eat the Passover.” 9“Where do you want us to prepare for it?” they asked. 10He replied, “As you enter the city, a man carrying […]

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April 8: Jesus’ Triumphal Entry

Mark 11:1-10 Read Scripture passage above. Daily Reflection Here we are, on what is called Palm Sunday, celebrating the King of Israel, the King of the Jews, riding into Jerusalem. The crowd ran out to meet him, throwing anything they could get their hands on—coats, palm branches, whatever—in his path, creating a kind if poor […]

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April 7: Reverent Submission

Hebrews 5:7 In the days of his flesh, Jesus offered up prayers and supplications, with loud cries and tears, to the one who was able to save him from death and he was heard because of his reverent submission. Daily Reflection Jesus shows us how to pray to God.  He shows us what our relationship […]

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April 6: God’s Grace Is Sufficient

2 Corinthians 9 Read Scripture passage for above. “I do not understand the mystery of grace—only that it meets us where we are and does not leave us where it found us.” (Anne Lamott) Daily Reflection I chose today’s devotional for a specific reason. Today marks my 70th birthday and grace has been something that […]

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April 5: Keep Watch

Mark 13:35-37 35Therefore keep watch because you do not know when the owner of the house will come back—whether in the evening, or at midnight, or when the rooster crows, or at dawn. 36If he comes suddenly, do not let him find you sleeping. 37What I say to you, I say to everyone: “Watch!” Daily […]

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