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Tuesday, March 3

Mark 1:14-28 (KJV)Now after that John was put in prison, Jesus came into Galilee, preaching the gospel of the kingdom of God, and saying, “The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand: repent ye, and believe the gospel.” Now as he walked by the Sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and Andrew his brother casting a net into…

Monday, March 2

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

Saturday, February 29

Philippians 4:10-20 (NRSV)I rejoice in the Lord greatly that now at length you have revived your concern for me; indeed, you were concerned for me, but had no opportunity to show it. Not that I am referring to being in need; for I have learned to be content with whatever I have. I know what it is to have little, and I…

Friday, February 28

Psalm 22:1-5 (NRSV)My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?     Why are you so far from helping me, from the words of my groaning? O my God, I cry by day, but you do not answer;     and by night, but find no rest. Yet you are holy,     enthroned on the praises of Israel.In you our ancestors trusted;     they trusted, and you…

Thursday, February 27

Psalm 27, Psalm 147:12-20, Habakkuk 3 (effectively all), John 17:1-8, Philippians 3:12-21 (KJV)Not as though I had already attained, either were already perfect: but I follow after, if that I may apprehend that for which also I am apprehended of Christ Jesus. Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind,…

Ash Wednesday, February 26

Hebrews 12:1-14 (NRSV)Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight and the sin that clings so closely, and let us run with perseverance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus the pioneer and perfecter of our faith… Therefore lift your drooping hands and strengthen your weak knees, and make straight paths…

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