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Lent 2015 Devotional

February 17

Pre-season Celebration

 

February 18

Alleluia

 

February 19

Walk on the Good Way

 

February 20

One Minute

 

February 21

Study Hard!

 

February 22

Oh the Pain, Oh the Joy

 

February 23

Hall of Faith

 

February 24

Earthly Kingdoms

 

February 25

God Reveals His Path for Us

 

February 26

A Pelican in South Dakota

 

February 27

Forty Days in the Desert

 

February 28

The Way

 

March 1

Blessed Destination

 

March 2

One Lost, Now Found

 

March 3

Following and Serving 

 

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Table of Contents

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March 4

Courage

 

March 5

The Strength to Forgive

 

March 6

What Do We Owe?

 

March 7

Lengthen

 

March 8

The Way of God

 

March 9

Muslims are People Too

 

March 10

Walking with Joy

 

March 11

Undistinguished Travelers

 

March 12

The Father and the Son and Us

 

March 13

Baby Grace, A True Story

 

March 14

God is the Omega

 

March 15

Our Ultimate Care-Giver

 

March 16

Creative Convictions

 

March 17

St. Patrick's Breastplate

 

March 18

God is Faithful

 

 

 

March 19

Is It I Lord?

 

March 20

New Life is Possible

 

March 21

Healing and Hope

 

March 22-24

Southwell Litany

 

March 25

The Road Less Traveled

 

March 26

You Have Not Because You Ask Not

 

March 27

See and Follow

 

March 28

The Ultimate Question

 

HOLY WEEK

March 29 - Palm Sunday

Road Joy

 

March 30

Longing to Live

 

March 31

Work with a Purpose

 

April 1

Revival in My Heart

 

April 2 - Maunday Thursday

United

 

April 3 - Good Friday

From Joy to Despair

 

April 4 - Holy Saturday

Lamb of God

 

April 5 - Easter Sunday

The Road to Resurrection

INTRODUCTION The walk    path    journey    road    begins with a bon voyage party called Shrove Tuesday. Then the hard wo...
Shrove Tuesday  2.17.15 Pre-season Celebration  Eat, drink and be merry.  Luke 12 19  Valentine   s was three days ago. We...
Ash Wednesday  2.18.15  God saved you by God   s grace when you believed. And you can t take credit for this  it is a gift...
Thursday after Ash Wednesday  2.19.15  WALK ON THE GOOD WAY This is what the Lord says     Stand at the crossroads and loo...
Friday after Ash Wednesday  2.20.15  One Minute Jesus came and found them sleeping  and said to Peter,    Simon, are you a...
First Saturday of Lent  2.21.15 Study Hard     Why do we have to know this      I will give them a heart to know me, that ...
First Sunday of Lent  2.22.15  Oh the Pain, Oh the Joy When the days drew near for Jesus to be received up, Jesus set his ...
First Monday of Lent  2.23.15  Hall of Faith Look to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that w...
First Tuesday of Lent  2.24.15 Earthly Kingdoms  The time is fulfilled and the Kingdom of God is at hand.  Mark 1 15  When...
Wednesday, First Week of Lent  2.25.15  God Reveals His Path for Us Seek God   s will in all you do, and God will show you...
Thursday, First Week of Lent  2.26.15  A Pelican in South Dakota As they were walking along, someone said to Jesus,  I wil...
Friday, First Week of Lent  2.27.15  Forty Days in the Desert So, as the Holy Spirit says     Today, if you hear God   s v...
Saturday, First Week of Lent  2.28.15 The Way     You know the way to where I am going.   No, we don t know, Lord,  Thomas...
Second Sunday of Lent  3.1.15  Blessed Destination The path of life leads upward for the wise  they leave the grave behind...
Second Monday of Lent  3.2.15  Once Lost, Now Found The Lord is good and does what is right  the Lord shows the proper pat...
Second Tuesday of Lent  3.3.15  Following and Serving Whoever wants to serve me must follow me, so that my servant will be...
Wednesday, Second Week of Lent  3. 4.15  Courage  Purim, Queen Esther   s Holy Day, begins this evening and continues tomo...
Thursday, Second Week of Lent  3.5.15  The Strength to Forgive    Forgive, and you will be forgiven.  Luke 6 37  People ma...
Friday, Second Week of Lent  3.6.15  What do we owe  For you were like sheep going astray, but now you have returned to th...
Saturday, Second Week of Lent  Time Change   3.7.15  Lengthen I have a baptism to be baptized with, and how great is my di...
Third Sunday of Lent  3.8.15  The Way of God They said to him,    Teacher, we know that you are sincere, and show deferenc...
Third Monday of Lent  3.9.15 Muslims are People too  As a shepherd looks after his scattered flock when with them, so will...
Third Tuesday of Lent  3.10.15  Walking with Joy You have made known to me the path of life  you will fill me with joy in ...
Wednesday, Third Week of Lent  3.11.15  Undistinguished travelers Jesus went on to say,    This is why I told you that no ...
Thursday, Third Week of Lent  3.12.15  The Father and the Son and Us For the Lord has not despised or disdained the suffer...
Friday, Third Week of Lent  3.13.15  Baby Grace, a true story Being found in human form though he was in the form of God, ...
Baby Grace, cont.  against a monument. Following the over-grown path to the monument, the gravel was crisp beneath his une...
Saturday, Third Week of Lent  3.14.15  God is the Omega Then the angel showed me the river of the water of life, as clear ...
Fourth Sunday of Lent  3.15.15  Our Ultimate Care-giver Cast your cares on the Lord and he will sustain you  the Lord will...
Fourth Monday of Lent  3.16.15  Creative Convictions Woe to the land of whirring wings along the rivers of Cush, which sen...
Fourth Tuesday of Lent St. Patrick   s Day  3.17.15  St. Patrick   s Breastplate Your road led through the sea, your pathw...
Wednesday, Fourth Week of Lent  3.18.15 God is Faithful  No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through the O...
Thursday, Fourth Week of Lent  3.19.15 Is it I Lord   Jesus was troubled in spirit and testified,    Very truly I tell you...
Friday, Fourth Week of Lent  First Day of Spring  3.20.15  New Life Is Possible Praise be to the God and Father of our Lor...
Saturday, Fourth Week of Lent  3.21.15  Healing and Hope So I prophesied as I had been commanded  and as I prophesied, sud...
Fifth Sunday of Lent  3.22.15  Southwell Litany Composed by George Riddell, First Bishop of Southwell England This Litany ...
Fifth Monday of Lent  Southwell Litany cont.  3.23.15  From affectation and untruth, conscious or unconscious, from preten...
Fifth Tuesday of Lent  Southwell Litany cont.  3.24.15  From pride and self-will, from the desire to have our way in all t...
Wednesday, Fifth Week of Lent  3.25.15  The Road Less Traveled The wind blows wherever it pleases. You hear its sound, but...
Thursday, Fifth Week of Lent  3.26.15  You Have Not Because You Ask Not Jesus and his disciples left that place and passed...
Friday, Fifth Week of Lent  3.27.15  See and Follow  Go,  said Jesus,  your faith has healed you.  Immediately the person ...
Saturday, Fifth Week of Lent  3.28.15 The Ultimate Question  Jesus said to Martha,  I am the resurrection and the life. Th...
Palm Sunday  3.29.15 Road Joy  Rejoice in the Lord always  again I will say, Rejoice.  Philippians 4 4  A number of years ...
Holy Week Monday  3.30.15  Longing to Live Why do you look for the living among the dead   Luke 24 5, NIV  Why look for wh...
Holy Week Tuesday  3.31.15  Work with a Purpose And if Christ has not been raised, our preaching is useless and so is your...
Holy Week Wednesday  4.1.15 Revival in My Heart.  A voice cries     In the wilderness prepare the way of the LORD, make st...
Maundy Thursday  4.2.15  Maundy Thursday comes from the Latin mandatum novum meaning new commandment. On that last evening...
Good Friday  4.3.15  From Joy to Despair My God, my God, why have you forsaken me  Why are you so far from saving me, from...
Holy Saturday and Passover  4.4.15 Lamb of God  Oppressed and afflicted, he did not open his mouth  he was led like a lamb...
Easter  Resurrection Sunday  4.5.14  The Road to Resurrection Did not our heart burn within us, while he talked with us by...
Margie Lank Margie wrote the devotion for Ash Wednesday.  Sarah Gladstone Sarah graduated from Fuller Theological Seminary...
Dr. Lisa Bircher Dr. Bircher is a science teacher. In 2012 she completed her doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction with ...
Chris Murphy Chris been married to her high school sweetheart, Chuck, for 36 years. They have two grown children with fami...
Rev. Steven DeGangi Reverend DeGangi is currently working on his Doctor of Ministry from the Sioux Falls Seminary, Sioux F...
Helen Cunningham Helen is Co-Founder of Congregational Christian Partnerships, and leads Quiet Renewal Retreats. She and h...
Linda Timmer Linda   s first job was as a hula dancer. When she was 4 years old, she and her next door neighbor were hula ...
Rev. Dr. Robert Hellam Pastor Bob is married to Connie  see her Good Friday devotion . He likes poetry, spent 21 years in ...
Rev. Rob Fredrickson Pastor Rob Fredrickson has worked in youth ministry since 1986. Rob graduate of the University of Wis...
Rev. Dr. Charles A. Packer Charles is a former CFTS graduate who has served in many capacities with the NACCC. He is best ...
Connie Hellam Connie Hellam is married to fellow devotion writer, Pastor Bob Hellam. They have two sons and three grandchi...
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