Lenten Devotional 2021: Day 6

Monday, February 22 – Written by Beth Pollock The Helpers – Mark 2: 1-12 Imagine carrying a paralyzed friend to be healed, and finding the way blocked by a crowd. Then imagine deciding to carry him to the roof on a stretcher … and then cutting a hole in the roof...

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Lenten Devotional 2021: Day 5

Sunday, February 21 – Written by Rev. Maya Landell A New Identity – Matthew 5:1-16 For the next few weeks we will listen to the wisdom of Jesus’ famous teachings from the Sermon on the Mount. You will hear familiar passages and notice the soundtrack that plays from music you’ve heard...

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Lenten Devotional 2021: Day 4

Saturday, February 20 – Written by Pattie Aitchison The Triumphant Liberating King– Matthew 16:21-15 The “who do you say I am?” passage that precedes this one shows Jesus affirming Peter’s claim that He is the ‘Christ’, Son of the Living God. However in this very next section Jesus is strongly rebuking Peter...

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Lenten Devotional 2021: Day 3

Friday, February 19 – Written by Pattie Aitchison The Lord’s Chosen Servant – Isaiah 42:1-7 “Behold my servant…he will bring justice to the nations…to open the eyes that are blind.” Did you know that “blindness” and injustice go together? Let’s think about it. If we “see no evil” then we don’t have...

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Lenten Devotional 2021: Day 2

Thursday, February 18 – Written by Nora Sanders Who Do You Say That I Am? – Matthew 16:13-20 Jesus asked this question of his closest friends and followers. Why did he need to ask? He must have wondered if they actually understood him, understood what he was teaching, understood what they were...

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