Posts Categorized: Lent

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

Choose light A Revised Common Lectionary resource for March 11 by Magdalena I. García ‘And this is the judgment, that the light has come into the world, and people loved darkness rather than light because their deeds were evil.’ – John 3:19 Read the full lectionary passage here When we condone the darkness of planet… Read more »

Lenten Devotional: Third Week in Lent: Tuesday, March 6

  The Prophets and the Teachings of Jesus: Tears overflowing Jeremiah 13:17 • But if you will not listen, my soul will weep in secret for your pride; my eyes will weep bitterly and run down with tears, because the Lord’s flock has been taken captive. Luke 19:41 • As he came near and saw… Read more »

Lenten Devotional: Third Week in Lent: Monday, March 5

  The Prophets and the Teachings of Jesus: Treating others God’s way Matthew 7:12 • In everything do to others as you would have them do to you; for this is the law and the prophets. Jesus’ teaching has been coined as “The Golden Rule.” Almost every culture has this call to unselfishness. “Treat others… Read more »

Lenten Devotional: Third Sunday in Lent, March 4

  The Prophets and the Teachings of Jesus: Just one word — love Deuteronomy 6:4–5 • Hear, O Israel: The Lord is our God, the Lord alone. You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your might. Leviticus 19:18 • You shall not take… Read more »

Lenten Devotional: Second Week in Lent: Saturday, March 3

  The Prophet Isaiah and Jesus: Living in a special time Luke 4:18–19 • He has sent me to proclaim release to the captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to let the oppressed go free, to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor.  These are difficult and confusing times for human liberty. But… Read more »

Lenten Devotional: Second Week in Lent: Friday, March 2

  The Prophet Isaiah and Jesus: God’s Spirit proclaims good news Luke 4:17–18 • . . . and the scroll of the prophet Isaiah was given to him. He unrolled the scroll and found the place where it was written: “The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to bring… Read more »

justleros: more than nonsense / más que disparates

Whose house? A Revised Common Lectionary resource for March 4 by Magdalena I. García He told those who were selling the doves, “Take these things out of here! Stop making my Father’s house a marketplace!” – John 2:16 Read the full lectionary passage here When we give handouts but are unwilling to empower people, forgive… Read more »

Lenten Devotional: Second Week in Lent: Thursday, March 1

  The Prophet Isaiah and Jesus: Sparing a dime Isaiah 58:7 • Is it not to share your bread with the hungry, and bring the homeless poor into your house; when you see the naked, to cover them, and not to hide yourself from your own kin? Matthew 25:35–36 • For I was hungry and… Read more »

Lenten Devotional: Second Week in Lent: Wednesday, February 28

  The Prophet Isaiah and Jesus: God’s teaching Isaiah 54:13 • All your children shall be taught by the Lord, and great shall be the prosperity of your children. John 6:45 • It is written in the prophets, “And they will all be taught by God.” Children have a special place in the heart of… Read more »

Lenten Devotional: Second Week in Lent: Tuesday, February 27

  The Prophet Isaiah and Jesus: Heart service Isaiah 29:13 • The Lord said: Because these people draw near with their mouths and honor me with their lips, while their hearts are far from me, and their worship of me is a human commandment learned by rote … Jesus and Isaiah criticize religion that is… Read more »