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Lent Daily Devotion (Page 2)

What if…?

What if every day this week, before your feet hit the floor in the morning, you prayed:“Today Lord, let me see what you would show me.” If you saw as God gave you sight what would be different?-priorities might change-emphases would shift-some things given up-repentance could be forthcoming-others, on the periphery, might be noticed-notes might…

The Cross: The Power of God

A Lenten Prayer by Bill Wallof Father God, as we approach Easter, by your Spirit, turn us towards the cross of your Son, Jesus. Help us to look upon him and live. May he be our only focus in these wanting days of Lent. Turn us away from any darkness that pervades our lives. Forgive…

The course of joy

In the heavens he has set a tent for the sun, which comes out like a bride-groom from his wedding canopy, and like a strong man runs its course with joy. – Psalm 19:4b-5 The ancient Greeks described the course of the sun as Apollo driving his brilliant chariot across the sky from east to…

The Changes You Can’t See

Reflection on Isaiah 43:16-21 by Lesle Gwynn Garrity This Lent, I have spent a lot of time thinking about the changes we can’t always see. Seasons shift with the waning and waxing of light. Cells expand and divide. Hearts grow more full of compassion or more brittle with resentment. Wounds heal from the inside out.…

The Cross of Christ

By Bill Wallof Father God, we praise you for your rich mercy and saving love, for we are a people who thirst for mercy and hunger to be loved. Too often we have relied on the power and wisdom of this world to define our lives and as a result we find ourselves trapped in…

Lenten Devotion by Linda Wright Simmons

A devotion for this day by Linda Wright Simmons of the Park Lake Presbyterian Church in Orlando. Deut. 7:6-11, Titus 1:1-16, John 1:35-42 “Why me?” the boy Michael asks the girl Mia. In The Princess Diaries, the awkward-girl-with-the-glasses discovers herself to be the heiress of a small kingdom in Europe, Genovia. Through her transformation into…

The Authentic One

The Authentic OneA Lenten Prayer by Bill Wallof We praise you, most Holy God, for sending your only Son to live among us, full of grace and truth. In him we see what is really authentic. He made you known to all who received him. He shared our joys and sorrows, healing the sick and…