Lenten Devotionals

Woman, Here Is Your Son 

March 31 John 19:25-27 Holy Saturday 25Jesus’ mother stood near his cross. So did his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene. 26Jesus saw his mother there. He also saw the disciple he loved standing nearby. Jesus said to his mother, “Dear woman, here is your son.” 27He said to the disciple, “Here is […]

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It’s Never Too Late

March 30 Luke 23:39-43 Good Friday 39One of the criminals who were hanged there kept deriding him and saying, “Are you not the Messiah? Save yourself and us!” 40But the other rebuked him, saying, “Do you not fear God, since you are under the same sentence of condemnation? 41And we indeed have been condemned justly, for we are getting […]

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Do This in Remembrance of Me 

March 29 1 Corinthians 11:24-26 Maundy Thursday …24and when he had given thanks, he broke it and said, “This is my body that is for you. Do this in remembrance of me.”  25In the same way he took the cup also, after supper, saying “This cup is the new covenant in my blood. Do this, […]

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Anointing at Bethany  

March 28 Matthew 26:6-13 6Now while Jesus was at Bethany… 7a woman came to him with an alabaster jar of very costly ointment, and she poured it on his head as he sat at the table. 8But when the disciples saw it, they were angry and said, “Why this waste? 9For this ointment could have been sold for […]

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Bless Those Who Persecute You  

March 27 Romans 12:14-16 14Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse them. 15Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep. 16Live in harmony with one another; do not be haughty, but associate with the lowly; do not claim to be wiser than you are. Daily Reflection    To return a positive gesture or comment […]

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The Lord’s Prayer

March 26 The Lord’s Prayer Note: The New Testament was originally written in Greek.  This version was re-translated from Greek into Aramaic—one of the Semitic languages of the Old Testament—and then translated from Aramaic to English. O Most Holy of all radiance and vibration! Soften the ground of our being and carve out a space […]

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Jesus Have Mercy on Us

March 24 Matthew 20:29-34 29As Jesus and his disciples were leaving Jericho, a large crowd followed him. 30Two blind men were sitting by the roadside, and when they heard that Jesus was going by, they shouted, “Lord, Son of David, have mercy on us!” 31The crowd rebuked them and told them to be quiet, but […]

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Trust in the Lord, Rely Not on Your Insight

March 23 Proverbs 3:5-7 5Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not rely on your own insight. 6In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths. 7Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the Lord, and turn away from evil. Daily Reflection It seems so simple but this life-changing […]

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Amazing Grace

March 22 2 Corinthians 5:17 So if anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation: everything old has passed away; see, everything has become new! Daily Reflection God’s grace sees beyond our deepest need. He meets us where we are, talking straight to us in terms that even we can understand. Grace is positive […]

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Do Not Judge, Be Merciful             

March 21 Luke 6:36-37 36Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful. 3 Do not judge, and you will not be judged; do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven. Daily Reflection This is a part of a much broader text describing how we should treat our enemies. […]

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