Tag: Lent

Yearly devotions for the Lenten season

15. LET US PRAY

THE ‘LET’ OF LENT – Tuesday, March 9 I call upon you, O Lord; come quickly to me;    give ear to my voice when I call to you.Let my prayer be counted as incense before you,    and the lifting up of my hands as an evening sacrifice.Psalm… Continue Reading “15. LET US PRAY”

14. LET US ABIDE IN THE GOODNESS OF GOD

THE ‘LET’ OF LENT – Monday, March 8th Let me abide in your tent forever, find refuge under the shelter of your wings.Psalm 61:4 (NRSV) Then Peter said to Jesus, “Rabbi, it is good for us to be here; let us make three dwellings, one for you,… Continue Reading “14. LET US ABIDE IN THE GOODNESS OF GOD”

13. LET OUR HEARTS TAKE COURAGE

THE ‘LET’ OF LENT – Friday, March 5th Read Psalm 27. Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord!Psalm 27:14 (NRSV) Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is that quiet voice at the end of the day that says, “I… Continue Reading “13. LET OUR HEARTS TAKE COURAGE”

12. LET US STAND IN AWE

THE ‘LET’ OF LENT – Thursday, March 4th Read Psalm 33:1-9. Let all the earth fear the Lord; let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of him.Psalm 33:8 Today our spiritual invitation is to Let us stand in awe. When we think of standing in… Continue Reading “12. LET US STAND IN AWE”

11. LET US PRAISE

THE ‘LET’ OF LENT – Wednesday, March 3rd Sing praises to the Lord, for he has done gloriously; let this be known in all the earth.Isaiah 12:5 (NRSV) Let the peoples praise you, O God; let all the peoples praise you.Psalm 67:3 (NRSV) …and again, “Praise the Lord, all you… Continue Reading “11. LET US PRAISE”

10. LET LIGHT SHINE

THE ‘LET’ OF LENT – Tuesday, March 2nd O house of Jacob, come, let us walk in the light of the Lord!Isaiah 2:5 (NRSV) Let the light of your face shine on us, O Lord!”Psalm 4:6 (NRSV) Let your face shine upon your servant; save me in your steadfast love.Psalm… Continue Reading “10. LET LIGHT SHINE”

9. LET US BE GUIDED BY THE SPIRIT

THE ‘LET’ OF LENT – Monday, March 1st Read Galatians 5:22-26. If we live by the Spirit, let us also be guided by the Spirit.Galatians 5:25 (NRSV) Last summer I wrote a blog series about cairns, the stacks of rocks we often find creatively assembled along… Continue Reading “9. LET US BE GUIDED BY THE SPIRIT”

8. LET IT BE DONE…

THE ‘LET’ OF LENT – Friday, February 26th And to the centurion Jesus said, “Go; let it be done for you according to your faith.” And the servant was healed in that hour.Matthew 8:13 (NRSV) Then Jesus answered her, “Woman, great is your faith! Let it be done… Continue Reading “8. LET IT BE DONE…”

7. LET US GO ON…

THE ‘LET’ OF LENT – Thursday, February 25th Read Mark 1:35-39. He answered, “Let us go on to the neighboring towns, so that I may proclaim the message there also; for that is what I came out to do.”Mark 1:38 (NRSV) Jesus and his disciples… Continue Reading “7. LET US GO ON…”

6. LET IT BE SO NOW

THE ‘LET’ OF LENT – Wednesday, February 24th Read Matthew 3:1-17. But Jesus answered him, “Let it be so now; for it is proper for us in this wayto fulfill all righteousness.” Then he consented.Matthew 3:15 (NRSV) People were coming from Jerusalem and beyond to… Continue Reading “6. LET IT BE SO NOW”