Lenten Devotional 2021: Day 31

Friday, March 19 – By Esther Khubyar The Choice Is Yours – Matthew 7:13-29 In this passage from the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus tells the listening crowd about the wisdom of living a life that follows his teaching. As members of God’s family, we can experience true “aliveness” so well...

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Lenten Devotional 2021: Day 30

Thursday, March 18 – By Rev. Mark Aitchison Effective Prayer – Matthew 7:1-12 How many of you like to receive gifts?  I admit I do. I like sweaters and I often receive one for Christmas.  This year my son Andrew gave me a beautiful, soft, warm sweater, and I love it....

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Lenten Devotional 2021: Day 29

Wednesday, March 17 – By Lynne Bullock Don’t Worry – Matthew 6:19-34 Wow what a fitting scripture for these times we are living in, especially verse 25 which says: “So I tell you—don’t worry about everyday life.” How can that possibly be applicable in this Covid 19 world we live in,...

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Lenten Devotional 2021: Day 28

Tuesday, March 16 – By James Aitchison Connect with God in Secret – Matthew 6:5-6, 16-18 Lent is a season of prayer and fasting. In his sermon on the mount, Jesus has some pretty strong things to say about prayer and fasting. Even though we may have heard them and read them...

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Lenten Devotional 2021: Day 27

Monday, March 15 – By Heimlich Gegeben Giving in Secret – Mathew 6:1-4 I was at a dinner party with my friends from the church and we were discussing the many voluntary activities at Islington. To my right sat the son of the host, a bright young man in his mid-twenties....

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