Category: Repentance to Resurrection 2018

RESURRECTION! Easter Sunday, April 1st

DAY ONE: REBIRTH RESURRECTION! Luke 24:1-12 (NRSV) But on the first day of the week, at early dawn, they came to the tomb, taking the spices that they had prepared. They found the stone rolled away from the tomb, but when they went in, they… Continue Reading “RESURRECTION! Easter Sunday, April 1st”

REMAIN: Saturday, March 31st

HOLY WEEK: RECOLLECTION REMAIN Luke 23: 50-56 (NRSV) Now there was a good and righteous man named Joseph, who, though a member of the council, had not agreed to their plan and action. He came from the Jewish town of Arimathea, and he was waiting… Continue Reading “REMAIN: Saturday, March 31st”

RECALL: Friday, March 30th

HOLY WEEK: RECOLLECTION RECALL Luke 23: 32-46 (NRSV) Two others also, who were criminals, were led away to be put to death with him. When they came to the place that is called The Skull, they crucified Jesus there with the criminals, one on his… Continue Reading “RECALL: Friday, March 30th”

REMEMBER: Thursday, March 29th

HOLY WEEK: RECOLLECTION REMEMBER Luke 22: 14-20 (NRSV) When the hour came, he took his place at the table, and the apostles with him. He said to them, “I have eagerly desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer; for I tell you, I… Continue Reading “REMEMBER: Thursday, March 29th”

REVISIT: Wednesday, March 28th

HOLY WEEK: RECOLLECTION [These remaining Holy Week devotions will be a recollection of the last days that Jesus experienced and endured. Merriam Webster defines recollection as “the action or power of recalling to mind; something recalled to the mind.” But a second definition struck me:… Continue Reading “REVISIT: Wednesday, March 28th”

REACH: Tuesday, March 27th

WEEK SIX: RESPONSE REACH John 15: 12-17 (NRSV) This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. You are my friends if you do what I command… Continue Reading “REACH: Tuesday, March 27th”

RESEMBLE: Monday, March 26th

WEEK SIX: RESPONSE RESEMBLE 2 Corinthians 3: 17-18 (NRSV) Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom. And we all, who with unveiled faces contemplate the Lord’s glory, are being transformed into his image with ever-increasing glory, which comes from… Continue Reading “RESEMBLE: Monday, March 26th”

REJOICE: Saturday, March 24th

WEEK SIX: RESPONSE REJOICE Philippians 4: 4 (NRSV) Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice. Luke 19:35-40 (NRSV) Then they brought (the colt) to Jesus; and after throwing their cloaks on the colt, they set Jesus on it. As he rode along, people… Continue Reading “REJOICE: Saturday, March 24th”

READY: Friday, March 23rd

WEEK SIX: RESPONSE READY 1 Corinthians 16:13 (NRSV) Keep alert, stand firm in your faith, be courageous, be strong. Luke 9:59-62 (NRSV) To another he said, “Follow me.” But he said, “Lord, first let me go and bury my father.” But Jesus said to him,… Continue Reading “READY: Friday, March 23rd”

REVERE: Thursday, March 22nd

WEEK SIX: RESPONSE REVERE Psalm 8 O Lord, our Sovereign,     how majestic is your name in all the earth! You have set your glory above the heavens. Out of the mouths of babes and infants you have founded a bulwark because of your foes,     to… Continue Reading “REVERE: Thursday, March 22nd”