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Posts from 2018

Saturday, March 31

Romans 8:1-11 (RSV) There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has set us free from the law of sin and death. For God has done what the law, weakened by the flesh, could not do: sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh…

Friday, March 30

Lamentations 3:19-33; Psalm 130; Psalm 22 The thought of my affliction and my homelessness is wormwood and gall! My soul continually thinks of it and is bowed down within me. But this I call to mind, and therefore I have hope: The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases, his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great…

Thursday, March 29

Psalm 102: 1-2 NSRV Hear my prayer, O Lord; let my cry come to you. Do not hide your face from me in the day of my distress. Incline your ear to me; answer me speedily in the day when I call. Mark 14: 22-25 NSRV While they were eating, he took a loaf of bread, and after blessing it he broke…

Wednesday, March 28

Lamentations 2:1-3 NSRV How the Lord in his anger has humiliated daughter Zion! He has thrown down from heaven to earth the splendor of Israel; he has not remembered his footstool in the day of his anger. The Lord has destroyed without mercy all the dwellings of Jacob; in his wrath he has broken down the strongholds of daughter Judah; he has…

Tuesday, March 27

Psalm 91:1-4 & 14-15 NIV Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.” Surely he will save you from the fowler’s snare and from the deadly pestilence. He will cover you with his feathers,…

Monday, March 26

2 Corinthians 1:3-4 NRSV “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and the God of all consolation, who consoles us in all our afflictions, so that we may be able to console those who are in any affliction with the consolation with which we ourselves are consoled.” Devotion Paul begins his second letter to…

Saturday March 24

Mark 10:46-7, 51-2, NRSV … a blind beggar, was sitting by the roadside. When he heard that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to shout out and say, ‘Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me!’…. Jesus said to him, ‘What do you want me to do for you?’ The blind man said to him, ‘My teacher, let me see again.’…

Friday, March 23

Psalms 22,105,130, and 148 Exodus 9:13-35 2 Corinthians 4:1-12 Mark 10:32-35 KJV And they were in the way going up to Jerusalem; and Jesus went before them: and they were amazed; and as they followed they were afraid. And he took again the twelve, and began to tell them what things should happen unto him, saying, “Behold, we go up to Jerusalem;…

Thursday, March 22

Psalm 102, v. 1-2 NIV Hear my prayer. O Lord; let my cry for help come to you. Do not hide your face from me when I am in distress. Turn your ear to me; when I call, answer me quickly. Psalm 27, v. 1 The Lord is my light and my salvation – whom shall I fear? The Lord is the…

Wednesday, March 21

2 Corinthians 2:5-7 NIV Forgiveness for the Offender If anyone has caused grief, he has not so much grieved me as he has grieved all of you to some extent – not to put it too severely. The punishment inflicted on him by the majority is sufficient. Now instead, you ought to forgive and comfort him, so that he will not be…