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...
Devotion – Singing Through the Sadness

Devotion – Singing Through the Sadness

Palm/Passion Sunday, March 25 Note: We asked our writers on Sundays to address the power of psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs in their lives. Music, like Lent, sometimes takes us where we prefer not to go. In “South Pacific,” sophisticated South Sea planter Emile de...
Devotion – Get Ready

Devotion – Get Ready

Saturday, March 24 Scripture: Mark 11:1-11 We are all familiar with the story of Jesus riding a colt into Jerusalem for Passover. It was told in all four gospels. Jesus had been out in the countryside with his disciples teaching the people, healing the sick, and even...
Devotion – Humble & Honored

Devotion – Humble & Honored

Friday, March 23 Scripture: Mark 11:1-11 This is a momentous occasion. For the first time Jesus is permitting His followers to honor him as a King. His earlier habit of avoiding unnecessary publicity is negated. He requested a colt (baby donkey) that had never been...
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...