The Who – Lent Day 9

Friday, February 23 The Who Chris Lemke Day 9—Read Mark 3 “And they watched Jesus…” – Mark 3:2 Tension. Do you hear it? Do you see it? Do you feel it? The controversy surrounding Jesus’ words and work came early in his “public ministry”.  The rapport and popularity of His teachings and miracles had...

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Words Create Worlds – Lent Day 8

Thursday, February 22 Words Create Worlds Sharen Kreitsch Day 8—Read Luke 6 For the past couple years, I’ve been writing a book. During this time, I have become very aware of words and how we use them. Every day is filled with words and decisions about which word will best convey...

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Digging to the Savior – Lent Day 7

Wednesday, February 21   Digging to the Savior Jennifer Hunter Day 7—Read Mark 2   Helpless. He could do nothing to help these men digging in the tiles for him. As he looked down they slowly dug through the roof, until there was a hole. Floating is unnerving. There is...

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Self-Denial vs. Self-Care – Day 6

Tuesday, February 20 Self-Denial vs. Self-Care Jeff Olson Day 6—Read Luke 5 The season of Lent often conjures up images of self-denial. No watching Netflix or eating dark chocolate for you! But tucked in the middle of today’s passage of Scripture lays a subtle, but important invitation for self-care. Luke...

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Jesus Depends on the Spirit – Day 5

Monday, February 19, 2018 Jesus Depends on the Spirit John Frye Day 5—Read Luke 4 The mission statement of the Lexus automobile is compelling: the relentless pursuit of perfection. Businesses, corporations, hospitals, and churches craft mission statements. But did Jesus have a mission statement? Yes. He quoted it in Luke...

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John – Lent Day 3

Friday, February 16, 2018 John Mark Pietscher Day 3—Read Luke 3 Who has been a John the Baptist in your life? Who has encouraged you to seek out God? Who has been the one to show you the way to Jesus? Were they an expected or unexpected person to be pointing...

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Grappling with Questions – Lent Day 2

Thursday, February 15, 2018 Grappling with Questions Chad Vitarelli Day 2—Read Luke 2 Growing up, my children have always asked good questions. “How can God be three guys and one at the same time?” “How do we know that God leads us?” “Why did God make the world so messed...

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Built For Togetherness – Lent Day 1

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 – Lenten Devotional Day 1 Built for Togetherness Sarah Carlson   Day 1—Read Luke 1  “God should be enough,” they say, and He is. But there is still something missing, isn’t there? During the Christmas season, we often talk about Mary and how much courage she...

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