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10 04, 2020

Good Friday, April 10: I Thirst, by Rev. Bill Denham

2020-04-13T08:35:12-05:00April 10th, 2020|All blogs, Daily Devotionals, Holy Week Devotionals|1 Comment

John 19:25-30 (ESV) 25 But standing by the cross of Jesus were his mother and his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene. 26 When Jesus saw his mother and the disciple whom he loved standing nearby, he said to his mother, “Woman, behold, your son!” 27 Then he said to the disciple, “Behold your mother!” And from that hour the disciple took her to his own home. 28 After this, Jesus, knowing that all was now finished, said (to fulfill the Scripture), “I thirst.” 29 A jar full of sour wine stood there, so they [...]

9 04, 2020

Maundy Thursday, April 9: Come to this Table, by Rev. Thomas Harper

2020-04-13T08:34:45-05:00April 9th, 2020|All blogs, Daily Devotionals, Holy Week Devotionals|Comments Off on Maundy Thursday, April 9: Come to this Table, by Rev. Thomas Harper

Luke 22:7-27 NRSV 7 Then came the day of Unleavened Bread, on which the Passover lamb had to be sacrificed. 8 So Jesus sent Peter and John, saying, “Go and prepare the Passover meal for us that we may eat it.” 9 They asked him, “Where do you want us to make preparations for it?” 10 “Listen,” he said to them, “when you have entered the city, a man carrying a jar of water will meet you; follow him into the house he enters 11 and say to the owner of the house, ‘The teacher asks you, “Where is the guest room, where I may eat the Passover with [...]

8 04, 2020

April 8: Holy Week Devotional – Wednesday, by Rev. David Horton

2020-04-13T08:34:16-05:00April 8th, 2020|All blogs, Daily Devotionals, Holy Week Devotionals|Comments Off on April 8: Holy Week Devotional – Wednesday, by Rev. David Horton

Mark 13:24-37 24 ‘But in those days, after that suffering, the sun will be darkened, and the moon will not give its light, 25 and the stars will be falling from heaven, and the powers in the heavens will be shaken. 26Then they will see “the Son of Man coming in clouds” with great power and glory. 27Then he will send out the angels, and gather his elect from the four winds, from the ends of the earth to the ends of heaven. 28 ‘From the fig tree learn its lesson: as soon as its branch becomes tender and puts forth its leaves, you know [...]

7 04, 2020

Tuesday, April 7: In the Waiting, by Rev. Michelle Manuel

2020-04-13T08:33:50-05:00April 7th, 2020|All blogs, Daily Devotionals, Holy Week Devotionals|Comments Off on Tuesday, April 7: In the Waiting, by Rev. Michelle Manuel

Matthew 21:23-17 NRSV 23 When he entered the temple, the chief priests and the elders of the people came to him as he was teaching, and said, “By what authority are you doing these things, and who gave you this authority?” 24 Jesus said to them, “I will also ask you one question; if you tell me the answer, then I will also tell you by what authority I do these things. 25 Did the baptism of John come from heaven, or was it of human origin?” And they argued with one another, “If we say, ‘From heaven,’ he will say to us, ‘Why [...]

6 04, 2020

April 6: Holy Week Devotional – Monday, by Rev. Katie Montgomery Mears

2020-04-13T08:33:11-05:00April 6th, 2020|Daily Devotionals, Holy Week Devotionals|Comments Off on April 6: Holy Week Devotional – Monday, by Rev. Katie Montgomery Mears

Holy Week – Monday By Rev. Katie Montgomery Mears   Mark 11:15-19 Then they came to Jerusalem. And he entered the temple and began to drive out those who were selling and those who were buying in the temple, and he overturned the tables of the money changers and the seats of those who sold doves; and he would not allow anyone to carry anything through the temple. He was teaching and saying, “Is it not written, ‘My house shall be called a house of prayer for all the nations’?     But you have made it a den of robbers.” And [...]

5 04, 2020

Sunday, April 5: Waiting on the Lord through Uncertainty, by Rev. Thomas Harper

2020-04-03T09:34:15-05:00April 5th, 2020|All blogs, Daily Devotionals|Comments Off on Sunday, April 5: Waiting on the Lord through Uncertainty, by Rev. Thomas Harper

Psalm 27 NRSV 1 The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? 2 When evildoers assail me to devour my flesh— my adversaries and foes— they shall stumble and fall. 3 Though an army encamp against me, my heart shall not fear; though war rise up against me, yet I will be confident. 4 One thing I asked of the Lord, that will I seek after: to live in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to [...]

4 04, 2020

Saturday, April 4: He Remains Faithful, by Joseph Patty–Student Ministries: High School, Curriculum and Student Leadership

2020-04-03T09:26:04-05:00April 4th, 2020|All blogs, Daily Devotionals|Comments Off on Saturday, April 4: He Remains Faithful, by Joseph Patty–Student Ministries: High School, Curriculum and Student Leadership

Psalm 118: 1 Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever. 2 Let Israel say: “His love endures forever.” 3 Let the house of Aaron say: “His love endures forever.” 4 Let those who fear the Lord say: “His love endures forever.” 5 When hard pressed, I cried to the Lord; he brought me into a spacious place. 6 The Lord is with me; I will not be afraid. What can mere mortals do to me? 7 The Lord is with me; he is my helper. I look in triumph on my enemies. 8 [...]

3 04, 2020

Hosanna! Save us!

2020-04-03T10:08:48-05:00April 3rd, 2020|All blogs, Inside-Out with Dr. Tom Pace|Comments Off on Hosanna! Save us!

A PERSONAL PRAYER God, Give me a word today, to say to others around me. Give me a word of gratitude, to share with the paramedics and firefighters and law officers, doctors and nurses and technicians, care-givers and grocery store employees and pharmacists, delivery drivers and restaurant takeout waitstaff and sanitation workers... all those people whose contact with the public cannot be eliminated because we depend on them. Give me a word of encouragement, for those who are weary and tired, who are afraid and anxious about the future. To the parents at home juggling work, and those [...]

3 04, 2020

Friday, April 3: Taste and See, by Kaitlynn Carroll, High School Senior

2020-04-03T09:07:30-05:00April 3rd, 2020|Daily Devotionals, Student Devotionals|Comments Off on Friday, April 3: Taste and See, by Kaitlynn Carroll, High School Senior

Psalm 34: 1 I will extol the Lord at all times; his praise will always be on my lips. 2 I will glory in the Lord; let the afflicted hear and rejoice. 3 Glorify the Lord with me; let us exalt his name together. 4 I sought the Lord, and he answered me; he delivered me from all my fears. 5 Those who look to him are radiant; their faces are never covered with shame. 6 This poor man called, and the Lord heard him; he saved him out of all his troubles. 7 The angel of the Lord [...]

2 04, 2020

Thursday, April 2: Refuge, by Paige Patterson- Children’s Programs Coordinator

2020-04-02T09:22:39-05:00April 2nd, 2020|All blogs, Daily Devotionals|Comments Off on Thursday, April 2: Refuge, by Paige Patterson- Children’s Programs Coordinator

Psalm 91 (CEB) 1 Living in the Most High’s shelter,     camping in the Almighty’s shade, 2 I say to the Lord, “You are my refuge, my stronghold!     You are my God—the one I trust!” 3 God will save you from the hunter’s trap     and from deadly sickness. 4 God will protect you with his pinions;     you’ll find refuge under his wings.     His faithfulness is a protective shield. 5 Don’t be afraid of terrors at night,     arrows that fly in daylight, 6     or sickness that prowls in the dark,     destruction that ravages at noontime. 7 Even if one thousand people [...]