Tagged: “Lent”

God Forgives

February 23 Psalm 103:2-4 2Bless the LORD, O my soul, and do not forget all his benefits—3who forgives all your iniquity, who heals all your diseases, 4who redeems your life from the pit, who crowns you with steadfast love and mercy, Daily Reflection We came into this world with sin and embarked on our journey […]

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The Prodigal Is Welcomed Home

February 22 Luke 15:18-20 18 I will get up and go to my father, and I will say to him, “Father, I have sinned against heaven and before you; 19 I am no longer worthy to be called your son; treat me like one of your hired hands.” 20 So he set off and went […]

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What Does the Lord Require?

February 21 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? Daily Reflection Each day as I walked to high school, I passed a Jewish synagogue that had these words […]

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Nothing Can Separate Us

February 20 Romans 8:38-39 38For I am convinced that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor rulers, nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers, 39nor height, nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord. Daily Reflection There […]

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God’s Forgiveness

February 19 Psalm 86:5 For you, O Lord, are good and forgiving, abounding in steadfast love to all who call on you. Daily Reflection This passage is comforting as I move into advanced age, a time when I pray for forgiveness for decades of misdeeds, bad decisions, and delayed actions. By now, shouldn’t those actions […]

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Bless Those Who Persecute You

February 17 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 I am sure at […]

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Love Is Patient

February 16 1 Corinthians 13:4-6 4Love is patient; love is kind; love is not envious or boastful or arrogant 5or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice in wrongdoing, but rejoices in the truth. Daily Reflection In this verse, Paul shows the practice […]

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Shepherd Psalm

Psalm 23 1The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. 2He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: He leadeth me beside the still waters. 3He restoreth my soul: He leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. 4Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, […]

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Loving And Forgiving

Dear Saints, Call me crazy but I can’t wait for Lent this year. I’ve been pondering why. There are a few reasons. First, we have so many new, interesting and creative ways to experience Lent together. The Lenten devotional is back for a 2nd year with so many beautiful daily offerings from so many of […]

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