Now on the first day of the week Mary Magdalene came to the tomb early, while it was still dark, and saw that the stone had been taken away from the tomb. So she ran and went to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one whom Jesus loved, and said to them, “They have … Read more
Devotionals for every day from Ash Wednesday to Easter; each devotional about the last week of the earthly life of Jesus includes a Scripture, meditation, and prayer.
These forty-seven devotionals (for the forty days of Lent, the six Sundays in Lent, and Easter) include a Scripture, typically a parable told by our Lord, a short meditation on the Scripture, and a brief prayer. Each daily devotion is short but impactful.
Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, March 2, 2022. Lent is a forty-day season of penitence leading to Easter. Many Christians fast or give up something as a Lenten discipline. Adding extra devotions is another Lenten discipline practiced by many believers. Each year I choose a special Bible reading plan for Lent. I read the assigned … Read more
If you do not come from a liturgical Christian background, you may not know much about Lent. If you aren’t accustomed to observing Lent and would like to know more about it, read these posts: Ash Wednesday 2017 Ash Wednesday/Lent 2016 Ash Wednesday/Lent 2014 This year, Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent, is February 17. … Read more
Time set aside daily for prayer, Scripture reading, and meditating on God’s Word will enrich your spiritual life as you prepare for Easter. May His blessings abound in your time alone with Him in these daily meditations on the Epistle to the Romans from Ash Wednesday through Saturday before Palm Sunday and Matthew’s account of the Passion, Crucifixion, and Resurrection for Holy Week and Easter.
Each year during Advent and Lent, I follow a Bible reading plan. I journal a short meditation and write a brief prayer on each day’s reading. The following year, I publish the devotionals on my blog, in a PDF download, and a paperback book. The meditations being published in 2020 are my personal devotions from … Read more
The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me to bring good news to the poor; he has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to those who are bound; to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor, and the day of … Read more