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Lenten Devotional: Fifth Sunday in Lent, March 18

  The Prophets and the Miracles of Jesus: I see you Numbers 21:9 • So Moses made a serpent of bronze, and put it upon a pole; and whenever a serpent bit someone, that person would look at the serpent of bronze and live. Matthew 15:30 • Great crowds came to him, bringing with them… Read more »

Lenten Devotional: Fourth Week in Lent: Saturday, March 17

  The Prophets and the Teachings of Jesus: Holy significance Haggai 1:6 • You eat, but you never have enough; you drink, but you never have your fill. Matthew 11:18–19 • For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, “He has a demon.” The Son of Man came eating and drinking, and they… Read more »

The B-Flat Christian

Waiting to be lifted up again by Rebecca Lister   The last nor’easter (yes, there was more than one, and another on the way, sigh) that hit our area here in south central Pennsylvania buffeted us with incredibly strong winds. It blew down power lines, ripped shingles off roofs and tossed trash cans down the… Read more »

Lenten Devotional: Fourth Week in Lent: Thursday, March 15

  The Prophets and the Teachings of Jesus: Lord of the harvest Haggai 1:6 • You have sown much, and harvested little …  Matthew 9:37–38 • Then he said to his disciples, “The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few; therefore ask the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest.”… Read more »

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

A lesson on discipleship A Revised Common Lectionary resource for March 18 by Magdalena I. García Very truly, I tell you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains just a single grain; but if it dies, it bears much fruit. – John 12:24 Read the full lectionary passage here… Read more »

Lenten Devotional: Fourth Week in Lent: Tuesday, March 13

  The Prophets and the Teachings of Jesus: Family dynamics Micah 7:6 • For the son treats the father with contempt, the daughter rises up against her mother, the daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law; your enemies are members of your own household. Luke 12:53 • They will be divided, father against son and son against father,… Read more »

Lenten Devotional: Fourth Sunday in Lent, March 11

  The Prophets and the Teachings of Jesus: The greatest Jonah 3:5 • And the people of Nineveh believed God; they proclaimed a fast, and everyone, great and small, put on sackcloth. Matthew 12:41 • The people of Nineveh will rise up at the judgment with this generation and condemn it, because they repented at… Read more »