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Posts from March 2017 (Page 3)

Wednesday, March 8

Psalm 147: 1-11 NRSV 1Praise the Lord! How good it is to sing praises to our God; for he is gracious, and a song of praise is fitting. 2The Lord builds up Jerusalem; he gathers the outcasts of Israel. 3He heals the brokenhearted, and binds up their wounds. 4He determines the number of the stars; he gives to all of them their…

Tuesday, March 7

John 3:1-8 NASB The New Birth …Nicodemus said to Him, “How can a man be born when he is old? He cannot enter a second time into his mother’s womb and be born, can he?” Jesus answered, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born of water and the Spirit he cannot enter into the kingdom of God. That which…

Monday, March 6

Psalm 119:73-80 NRSV Your hands have made and fashioned me; give me understanding that I may learn your commandments. 74 Those who fear you shall see me and rejoice, because I have hoped in your word. 75 I know, O Lord, that your judgements are right, and that in faithfulness you have humbled me. 76 Let your steadfast love become my comfort according…

Sunday, March 5

Sundays are not officially part of Lent, so we will not post devotions on Sundays. Please join us for worship at either 8:30 or 11:00 a.m. Communion will be served at the 8:30 service; the 11:00 service will feature a musical presentation of the Bible story we’ve been studying this week, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Saturday, March 4

Genesis 50:1-21 NRSV So they approached Joseph, saying, “Your father gave this instruction before he died, ‘Say to Joseph: I beg you, forgive the crime of your brothers and the wrong they did in harming you.’ Now therefore please forgive the crime of the servants of the God of your father.” Joseph wept when they spoke to him.  Then his brothers also wept,…

Friday, March 3

Genesis 50:15-21 NRSV Realizing that their father was dead, Joseph’s brothers said, ‘What if Joseph still bears a grudge against us and pays us back in full for all the wrong that we did to him?’ So they approached Joseph, saying, ‘Your father gave this instruction before he died, “Say to Joseph: I beg you, forgive the crime of your brothers and the wrong they…

Thursday, March 2

Genesis 50:15-21 NRSV Joseph Forgives His Brothers But Joseph said to them, “Do not be afraid! Am I in the place of God?  Even though you intended to do harm to me, God intended it for good, in order to preserve a numerous people, as he is doing today.  So have no fear; I myself will provide for you and your little…

Ash Wednesday, March 1

Please join us for Ash Wednesday services at noon or 7:30 p.m. today Genesis 50:1-21 NRSV Realizing that their father was dead, Joseph’s brothers said, “What if Joseph still bears a grudge against us and pays us back in full for all the wrong that we did to him?” So they approached Joseph, saying, “Your father gave this instruction before he died, ‘Say…