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Lenten Devotion Day 33

I Am a Rock! Simon Calls Jesus the Messiah Ask your kids about the last time the teacher called on them and they didn’t know the answer. Ask your kids about a time they thought they knew the answer but were too afraid to raise their hands because they might look stupid or someone might […]

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Lenten Devotion Day 32

Me Worry? Jesus Says Not to Worry Boy, do I get tired of people telling me not to worry! Don’t you? I know I should just let things go, turn them over to Jesus but it just gets hard to do sometimes. We all worry. We worry about big things. We worry about little things. […]

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Lenten Devotion Day 31

What About Me?! The Prodigal Son Sibling rivalry is nothing new. The very first set of siblings, Cain and Abel had a problem with sibling rivalry. Well, at least one of them did. And the basis of their problem was jealousy. Kids tend to be competitive when it comes to getting the attention of their […]

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Lenten Devotion Day 30

Creative Solutions Paralytic Healed I used to live about 5.5 blocks away from my church. I wanted a church that was very close to my house when I was seeking a new home for worship. The fact the church is a member of the denomination in which I grew up was an added bonus. I […]

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Lenten Devotion Day 29

Doing the Right Thing The Good Samaritan Hard to imagine but this was a shocking story when Jesus shared the parable of the good Samaritan. The people in Jesus community, His audience, thought Samaritans were less than nothing. There are different stories concerning the origin of the Samaritans. One part of the story is consistent. […]

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Lenten Devotion Day 28

You Only Think You Want It John and James Does this story remind you of your kids? James and John ask for a big, REALLY big favor. They want to sit beside Jesus, one on each side, when He, and they, get to Heaven. Gee, that’s not much to ask! Jesus is quick to point […]

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