2013 Lenten Blog

March 19, 2013 – Church life and Barriers

Galatians 2: 19-21 (New International Version) 19 “For through the law I died to the law so that I might live for God. 20 I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I now live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of...

March 17, 2013 – The Way of Sorrows

2 Corinthians 5:16  From now on, therefore, we regard no one from a human point of view;* even though we once knew Christ from a human point of view,* we know him no longer in that way. 17So if anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation: everything old has passed...

March 16, 2013 – God is Our Refuge

Psalm 62: 1-8 1 My soul finds rest in God alone; My salvation comes from him. 2 He alone is my rock and my salvation; He is my fortress, I will never be shaken. 3 How long will you assault a man? Would all of you throw him down -- this leaning wall, this tottering...

March 15, 2013 – Praying On

Ephesians 3:16-19  I pray that, according to the riches of his glory, he may grant that you may be strengthened in your inner being with power through his Spirit, 17and that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith, as you are being rooted and grounded in love....

March 14, 2013 – How much more can I give?

Mark 12:41-44 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) He sat down opposite the treasury, and watched the crowd putting money into the treasury. Many rich people put in large sums. A poor widow came and put in two small copper coins, which are worth a penny. Then he called...

March 12, 2013 – The First Step

Ephesians 1:17-19 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, so that, with the eyes of your heart enlightened, you may know what is the hope to which he has called you,...

March 9, 2013 – Hmmmmmmm

Romans 6:3-11 Do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death? Therefore we have been buried with him by baptism into death, so that, just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, so we too...

March 8, 2013 – Living humbly in humility

Philippians 2:5-8 Think of yourselves the way Christ Jesus thought of himself. He had equal status with God but didn’t think so much of himself that he had to cling to the advantages of that status no matter what. Not at all. When the time came, he set aside the...

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