Monthly Archives: March 2019

Lenten Devotion Day 22

Not Listening! The Temptation in the Wilderness Think about it for a minute. All Jesus had to do was tell Satan to go away and leave Him alone. Jesus didn’t have to listen to Satan harassing Him. So why did He put up with Satan’s temptation? In a presentation to a Promise Keepers audience, E.V. […]

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Lenten Devotion Day 21

Never Underestimate a Child Young Jesus and the Elders Children are full of faith. They believe and, in their own way, understand more about God than the adults around them. As we grow older, I believe we begin to question faith issues and ideas too much. Children just accept it. They also seem to accept […]

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Lenten Devotion Day 20

“And He Was Standing on the Water!!” Jesus Walks on Water Some lessons have to be repeated for us to get the message. This story is an example. In an earlier devotion, I wrote about Jesus healing the blind man. Then yesterday, it was the story of the withered fig tree. Today, Jesus walks on […]

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Lenten Devotion Day 19

Full Strength Faith Withered Fig Tree In the previous devotion, I talked about the story of Blind Bart. This blind beggar is healed, not by Jesus but by his own faith in Jesus ability. In the devotion, I discussed our lack of faith in our own lives. Consider what Jesus could do for us if […]

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Lenten Devotion Day 18

I Can See! Blind Bart Can you see? I know there are many times when I can’t see. No, let me correct that. There are many times when I refuse to see. Jesus does so much for each of us yet we fail to see what He has done. Even worse, we know all the […]

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Lenten Devotion Day 17

Family First Peter’s Mother-in-law It can be tough getting and keeping priorities straight. Some days, work gets in the way of family matters and other days, work has to take a back seat. I think, though, we can all agree on the importance of family. Jesus called men in the community to follow Him in […]

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Lenten Study Day 16

Sit Down and Be Quiet! Calm the Storm It’s easy to read this verse and question the faithfulness of the disciples. After all, in the verses just before this event, Jesus had performed many miracles, including healings. The disciples had seen incredible things. Yet, they still had doubts about Jesus’ ability and His concern for […]

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Lenten Study Day 15

Remember Your Manners Cleansing of Lepers When I was a little girl, my mother always had strict instructions before we went out, “Don’t leave Mr. Manners at home!” Back then, kids were expected to practice good manners at home so they knew how to behave when they went out. Sometimes going somewhere new was so […]

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Lenten Study Day 14

Doing What’s Right The Widow and Her Son Jesus was a very busy man. He had a lot of work to do and very little time in which to do it. It would have been easy for Him to walk on by the funeral procession that day on His way to conduct other business. Instead, […]

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