Tag: Lent

Yearly devotions for the Lenten season

25. LET OUR GENTLENESS BE KNOWN TO EVERYONE

THE ‘LET’ OF LENT – Tuesday, March 23rd Read Philippians 2:1-11 and 4:5. Let each of you look not to your own interests, but to the interests of others.Let the same mind be in you that was in Christ Jesus…Philippians 2:4-5 (NRSV) Let your gentleness be known… Continue Reading “25. LET OUR GENTLENESS BE KNOWN TO EVERYONE”

24. DO NOT LET THE SUN GO DOWN ON OUR ANGER

THE ‘LET’ OF LENT – Monday, March 22nd Read Ephesians 4:22-32. Be angry but do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger…Ephesians 4:26 I wish I could wrap up all my concerns at the end of the day and place them… Continue Reading “24. DO NOT LET THE SUN GO DOWN ON OUR ANGER”

23. LET US BUILD UP ONE ANOTHER

THE ‘LET’ OF LENT – Friday, March 19th So then, whenever we have an opportunity, let us work for the good of all, and especially for those of the family of faith.Galatians 6:10 (NRSV) Let us then pursue what makes for peace and for mutual upbuilding.Romans 14:19… Continue Reading “23. LET US BUILD UP ONE ANOTHER”

22. LET US PERSEVERE

THE ‘LET’ OF LENT – Thursday, March 18th Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight and the sin that clings so closely, and let us run with perseverance the race that is set before us, looking… Continue Reading “22. LET US PERSEVERE”

21. LET DOWN OUR NETS FOR A CATCH

THE ‘LET’ OF LENT – Wednesday, March 17th Read Luke 5:1-11. When he had finished speaking, he said to Simon, “Put out into the deep water and let down your nets for a catch.”Luke 5:4 (NRSV) Today, we are invited to Let down our nets for… Continue Reading “21. LET DOWN OUR NETS FOR A CATCH”

20. LET EVERYONE WHO IS THIRSTY COME

THE ‘LET’ OF LENT – Tuesday, March 16th On the last day of the festival, the great day, while Jesus was standing there, he cried out, “Let anyone who is thirsty come to me, and let the one who believes in me drink. As the scripture has… Continue Reading “20. LET EVERYONE WHO IS THIRSTY COME”

19. LET OUR EYES BE OPENED

THE ‘LET’ OF LENT – Monday, March 15th Read Matthew 20:29-34. They said to him, “Lord, let our eyes be opened.”Matthew 20:33 (NRSV) Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not stop them; for it is to such as these that the kingdom… Continue Reading “19. LET OUR EYES BE OPENED”

18. LET NO ONE DECEIVE US

THE ‘LET’ OF LENT – Friday, March 12th Read 1 John 3:1-7. Little children, let no one deceive you. Everyone who does what is right is righteous, just as he is righteous.1 John 3:7 (NRSV) In this passage, John is writing to churches in conflict because… Continue Reading “18. LET NO ONE DECEIVE US”

17. LET US NOT PASS JUDGMENT

THE LET OF LENT – Thursday, March 11th When they kept on questioning him, he straightened up and said to them, “Let anyone among you who is without sin be the first to throw a stone at her.”John 8:7 (NRSV) Let us therefore no longer pass… Continue Reading “17. LET US NOT PASS JUDGMENT”

16. LET US BE A HOLY PRIESTHOOD

THE ‘LET’ OF LENT – Wednesday, March 10th Read 2 Peter 2:1-10. Come to him, a living stone, though rejected by mortals yet chosen and precious in God’s sight, and like living stones, let yourselves be built into a spiritual house, to be a holy priesthood,… Continue Reading “16. LET US BE A HOLY PRIESTHOOD”