Month: March 2020

Readings for the Upcoming Week

May your day of rest be one that replenishes and refreshes your soul in these trying times. Here are the readings for the week ahead. Monday, March 23rd- Luke 11:37-41 Tuesday, March 24th- Mark 8:11-13 Wednesday, March 25th- Matthew 5:43-48 Thursday, March 26th- Matthew… Continue Reading “Readings for the Upcoming Week”

March 21st- Was none of them found to return and give praise to God…?

Was none of them found to return and give praise to God except this foreigner? On the way to Jerusalem Jesus was going through the region between Samaria and Galilee. As he entered a village, ten lepers approached him. Keeping their distance, they called… Continue Reading “March 21st- Was none of them found to return and give praise to God…?”

In the Midst of This Mess (COVID 19)

Dear Readers, In these recent weeks as the coronavirus continues to spread all over the world, I have questioned posting some of my Lenten meditations. They often seem so irrelevant to the stresses of these times. I wonder, can anyone even care about such… Continue Reading “In the Midst of This Mess (COVID 19)”

March 20th- Which is greater, the gold or the sanctuary…?

Which is greater, the gold or the sanctuary that has made the gold sacred? Which is greater, the gift or the altar that makes the gift sacred? Woe to you, blind guides, who say, ‘Whoever swears by the sanctuary is bound by nothing, but… Continue Reading “March 20th- Which is greater, the gold or the sanctuary…?”

March 19th- Do you want to be made well?

Do you want to be made well? After this there was a festival of the Jews, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. Now in Jerusalem by the Sheep Gate there is a pool, called in Hebrew Beth-zatha, which has five porticoes. In these lay… Continue Reading “March 19th- Do you want to be made well?”

March 18th- How can you believe when you accept glory from one another…?

How can you believe when you accept glory from one another and do not seek the glory that comes from the one who alone is God? You search the scriptures because you think that in them you have eternal life; and it is they… Continue Reading “March 18th- How can you believe when you accept glory from one another…?”

March 17th- Which of these three… was a neighbor?

Which of these three, do you think, was a neighbor to the man who fell into the hands of the robbers? But wanting to justify himself, he asked Jesus, “And who is my neighbor?” Jesus replied, “A man was going down from Jerusalem to… Continue Reading “March 17th- Which of these three… was a neighbor?”

March 16th- Who touched my clothes?

Who touched my clothes? Now there was a woman who had been suffering from hemorrhages for twelve years. She had endured much under many physicians, and had spent all that she had; and she was no better, but rather grew worse. She had heard… Continue Reading “March 16th- Who touched my clothes?”

Readings for the Upcoming Week

Here are the Bible passages for the upcoming week’s meditations. May you find rest for your body and spirit today. Monday, March 16- Mark 5:25-34 Tuesday, March 17- Luke 10:29-37 Wednesday, March 18- John 5:39-44 Thursday, March 19- John 5:1-9 Friday, March 20- Matthew 23:16-22… Continue Reading “Readings for the Upcoming Week”

March 14th- Can any of you by worrying add a single hour…?

Can any of you by worrying add a single hour to your span of life? This was written weeks ago, but today the question certainly hits home, doesn’t it? The coronavirus pandemic has certainly been on our minds. May you be especially blessed today.… Continue Reading “March 14th- Can any of you by worrying add a single hour…?”