Lenten Devotional 2021: Day 21

Tuesday, March 9 – Written by Jan Wood Daly Into the Eye of the Storm – Matthew 5:38-42 This passage always made me feel uncomfortable because Jesus seems to say we should meekly or passively accept violence and oppression. Walter Wink’s book, Engaging the Powers, transformed my perspective. He explains that...

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Lenten Devotional 2021: Day 20

Monday, March 8 – Written by Lynne Bullock The Fulfillment of the Law – Matthew 5:17-20 I wonder how it felt to be standing amongst that huge crowd of people as Jesus taught on that hillside. Some of the things he taught sounded like heresy, especially when he said that, if...

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Lenten Devotional 2021: Day 19

Sunday, March 7 – Written by Rev. Maya Landell Your Secret Life – Matthew 6:1-18 I wonder who you follow online, whose life you have a window into through Facebook or Instagram. I have spent the past year offering daily messages online through the Islington Facebook Page — a moment of offering honesty,...

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Lenten Devotional 2021: Day 18

Saturday, March 6 – Selected by Jason Locke – Psalm 23 Porter’s Gate:   Christ Has No Body Now But Yours Brooklyn Tab:  Psalm 23 (Surely Goodness, Surely Mercy) UCC:              Fear Not the Pain  East End Regional Ministries, Toronto | Music Director: Hilary Donaldson Please return to...

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Lenten Devotional 2021: Day 17

Friday, March 5 – Written by Jan Wood Daly And Now, These Three Remain – Romans 4:13-25 In this passage, Paul reflects on Abraham and Sarah, and their relationship with God. That relationship can be summed up in three words – faith, hope and love. Sarah and Abraham received God’s...

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