Devotion – Who Do We Put First?

Devotion – Who Do We Put First?

Good Friday, March 30 Scripture: Mark 15:22-39 As Jesus hung on the cross, the soldiers cast lots to divide up his clothes among them. What do we take from Jesus? Wealth, fame, possessions, power, and comfort. As he hung there people verbally abused and mocked Him....
Devotion – When Passions Collide

Devotion – When Passions Collide

Maundy Thursday, March 29 Scripture: Mark 15:1-20 Pontius Pilate came to Judea as the new Governor to bring some order to this troublesome province. He finds himself thrown into a trial involving religious turmoil that has captivated the people but brought the ire of...
Devotion – Surely Not I?

Devotion – Surely Not I?

Holy Wednesday, March 28 Scripture: Mark 14:17-31 Isn’t it remarkable that the people gathered with Jesus at the table are the very ones that would one day betray and desert him? During what would become known as the “last supper,” Jesus announces that one of those...
Devotion – Is It I?

Devotion – Is It I?

Holy Tuesday, March 27 Scripture: Mark 14:17-31 The scene is set – there is a buzz in the air; streets are packed with citizens and strangers alike; preparations are being made in the temple; Roman guards are on heightened security; tensions are high; and twelve...
Devotion – Take the First Step

Devotion – Take the First Step

Holy Monday, March 26 Scripture: Mark 14:17-31 In spite of being betrayed, Christ shared his love with all of the twelve. After alerting them that he was aware of what would occur, he did not demonstrate any disfavor to the one who would betray him. He shared himself...