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Meditation for Preparation – April 21st

On Seeds, Sheep, and Fears Read: Luke 8: 4-21 It was a simple farm story.  Jesus’s listeners, in a highly-agrarian society, would have understood the set-up easily.  A farmer throws out seed.  Some of it gets eaten by birds.  Some of it gets choked by thorns that grow up.  Some of it falls on rocky ground.  Some of it manages to grow into a healthy crop.  Simple. But Jesus’s disciples knew better.  Jesus was given to speaking in parables, and this story clearly seemed to have a deeper meaning. “Fill us in, Jesus,” they asked.  His interpretation went something

By |April 17th, 2024|

Meditation for Preparation – April 14th

Your Life Tells Everyone What You Think of Jesus Read:  Luke 7:36-8:3 A Sinful Woman Forgiven 36 One of the Pharisees asked him to eat with him, and he went into the Pharisee's house and reclined at table. 37 And behold, a woman of the city, who was a sinner, when she learned that he was reclining at table in the Pharisee's house, brought an alabaster flask of ointment, 38 and standing behind him at his feet, weeping, she began to wet his feet with her tears and wiped them with the hair of her head and kissed his

By |April 10th, 2024|

Meditation for Preparation – April 7th

Read: Luke 7:18-35 18 The disciples of John reported all these things to him. And John, 19 calling two of his disciples to him, sent them to the Lord, saying, “Are you the one who is to come, or shall we look for another?” 20 And when the men had come to him, they said, “John the Baptist has sent us to you, saying, ‘Are you the one who is to come, or shall we look for another?’” 21 In that hour he healed many people of diseases and plagues and evil spirits, and on many who were blind he bestowed sight. 22 And he answered them, “Go and tell John what you have seen

By |April 3rd, 2024|

Daily Prayers of Confession – Lent (Day 40)

“Lent is a season of preparation and repentance during which we anticipate the death (Good Friday) and resurrection (Easter Sunday) of Jesus. It is this very preparation and repentance – aimed at grasping the intense significance of the crucifixion – that gives us a deep and powerful longing for the resurrection, the joy of Easter.” - Will Walker As we walk through this season of Lent together as a church family, I will be posting a simple daily prayer of confession for you to use as a prompt for your own prayers of confession.  The spiritual practice of daily confession

By |March 30th, 2024|

Daily Prayers of Confession – Lent (Day 39)

“Lent is a season of preparation and repentance during which we anticipate the death (Good Friday) and resurrection (Easter Sunday) of Jesus. It is this very preparation and repentance – aimed at grasping the intense significance of the crucifixion – that gives us a deep and powerful longing for the resurrection, the joy of Easter.” - Will Walker As we walk through this season of Lent together as a church family, I will be posting a simple daily prayer of confession for you to use as a prompt for your own prayers of confession.  The spiritual practice of daily confession of

By |March 29th, 2024|

Daily Prayers of Confession – Lent (Day 38)

“Lent is a season of preparation and repentance during which we anticipate the death (Good Friday) and resurrection (Easter Sunday) of Jesus. It is this very preparation and repentance – aimed at grasping the intense significance of the crucifixion – that gives us a deep and powerful longing for the resurrection, the joy of Easter.” - Will Walker As we walk through this season of Lent together as a church family, I will be posting a simple daily prayer of confession for you to use as a prompt for your own prayers of confession.  The spiritual practice of daily confession of

By |March 28th, 2024|

Meditation for Preparation – March 31st

Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash Jesus's Immense Heart Beats For You Read: Luke 7:1-17 After he had finished all his sayings in the hearing of the people, he entered Capernaum. Now a centurion had a servant who was sick and at the point of death, who was highly valued by him. When the centurion heard about Jesus, he sent to him elders of the Jews, asking him to come and heal his servant.  And when they came to Jesus, they pleaded with him earnestly, saying, “He is worthy to have you do this for him, for he loves

By |March 27th, 2024|

Daily Prayers of Confession – Lent (Day 37)

“Lent is a season of preparation and repentance during which we anticipate the death (Good Friday) and resurrection (Easter Sunday) of Jesus. It is this very preparation and repentance – aimed at grasping the intense significance of the crucifixion – that gives us a deep and powerful longing for the resurrection, the joy of Easter.” - Will Walker As we walk through this season of Lent together as a church family, I will be posting a simple daily prayer of confession for you to use as a prompt for your own prayers of confession.  The spiritual practice of daily confession of

By |March 27th, 2024|

Daily Prayers of Confession – Lent (Day 36)

“Lent is a season of preparation and repentance during which we anticipate the death (Good Friday) and resurrection (Easter Sunday) of Jesus. It is this very preparation and repentance – aimed at grasping the intense significance of the crucifixion – that gives us a deep and powerful longing for the resurrection, the joy of Easter.” - Will Walker As we walk through this season of Lent together as a church family, I will be posting a simple daily prayer of confession for you to use as a prompt for your own prayers of confession.  The spiritual practice of daily confession

By |March 26th, 2024|
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