Devotion – Follow the Path

Devotion – Follow the Path

Thursday, March 22 Scripture: Mark 11:1-11 As many of you may know and for those who do not know I am a convicted felon as of 2004. I was ashamed and humiliated at the arrest but eventually was glad it happened. I recall the anguish and heartache at the thought of my...
Devotion – Embracing Humility

Devotion – Embracing Humility

Wednesday, March 21 Scripture: Mark 11:1-11 Being a disciple of God isn’t all glory. Imagine, you just devoted your life to Jesus for two to three years, and spent the last nine months travelling through 35 locations en route to what promises to be a glorious return...
Devotion – Be A Dependable Force

Devotion – Be A Dependable Force

Tuesday, March 20 Scripture: Mark 11:1-11 As with most biblical passages, there are so many messages that can be deciphered. One of the commentaries (The Interpreter’s Bible, Volume 7, 1989) that I read suggested that the actions like the colt being untied and taken...
Devotion – Hosanna!

Devotion – Hosanna!

Sixth Week in Lent The Hour Has Come Monday, March 19 Scripture: Mark 11:1-11 Jesus traveled to Jerusalem knowing the trip would lead to his sacrificial death. Agony and suffering are looming, and yet great joy and celebration surround Jesus. He’s on a death march,...
Devotion – Now Thank We All Our God

Devotion – Now Thank We All Our God

Sunday, March 18 Note: We asked our writers on Sundays to address the power of psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs. The Lutheran minister Martin Rinkart arrived in Eilenberg, Saxony, in the seventeenth century. By 1636, war and plague left him, as the town’s only...