Tag: Living Lent Lightly

Easter Sunday, April 16th- Resurrection!

Ephesians 1:17-19  17 I pray that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you a spirit of wisdom and revelation as you come to know him, 18 so that, with the eyes of your heart enlightened, you may know what is… Continue Reading “Easter Sunday, April 16th- Resurrection!”

Easter Vigil, Saturday, April 15th- Transformation

Psalm 30:5 “…Weeping may endure for a night. But joy comes in the morning.” There had to be a sense of relief for Mary and the disciples when Jesus finally breathed his last and was taken down from the cross. Now he was no longer suffering.… Continue Reading “Easter Vigil, Saturday, April 15th- Transformation”

Good Friday, April 14th- Silence

John 19:30 30 When Jesus had received the wine, he said, “It is finished.” Then he bowed his head and gave up his spirit.  There are no words…            

Maundy Thursday, April 13th- Servanthood

John 13:2b-5, 34-35 And during supper 3 Jesus, knowing that the Father had given all things into his hands, and that he had come from God and was going to God, 4 got up from the table, took off his outer robe, and tied a towel around himself. 5 Then he… Continue Reading “Maundy Thursday, April 13th- Servanthood”

Wednesday, April 12th- Mortality

Luke 9:51 51 When the days drew near for him to be taken up, he set his face to go to Jerusalem. Today’s devotion isn’t pleasant. As we continue to accompany Jesus through the week leading up to his death, we think of that very thing:… Continue Reading “Wednesday, April 12th- Mortality”

Tuesday, April 11th- Remaining Behind the Cross

1 Corinthians 1:17-18 17 For Christ did not send me to baptize but to proclaim the gospel, and not with eloquent wisdom, so that the cross of Christ might not be emptied of its power. 18 For the message about the cross is foolishness to those… Continue Reading “Tuesday, April 11th- Remaining Behind the Cross”

Monday, April 10th- Accompanying

John 13:33 (NRSV) Little children, I am with you only a little longer. You will look for me; and as I said to the Jews so now I say to you, ‘Where I am going, you cannot come.’ Yesterday was Palm Sunday. The children… Continue Reading “Monday, April 10th- Accompanying”

Saturday, April 8th- Integrity

Philippians 4:8-9 8 Finally, beloved, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is pleasing, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence and if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things. 9 Keep on doing the things that you have… Continue Reading “Saturday, April 8th- Integrity”

Friday, April 7th- Belovedness

Romans 8:38-39 (NRSV) For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love… Continue Reading “Friday, April 7th- Belovedness”

Thursday, April 6th- Unity

Ephesians 4:1-3 I therefore, the prisoner in the Lord, beg you to lead a life worthy of the calling to which you have been called, 2 with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, 3 making every effort to maintain the unity of… Continue Reading “Thursday, April 6th- Unity”