Devotions For Lent Through Easter

Ash Wednesday

Matthew 5:48 / Left Over Ashes

Joel 2:13-2:12 / Ash Wednesday’s Call to Repentance

Mark 1:15 / Repent and Trust in the Joyful Message of Hope

Lent

Psalm 139:23-24: / Lent – Time For a Spiritual Checkup

Exodus 3:14 / Lent – Letting God be God

Psalm 27 / Holding in the Center

Matthew 16:24-25 / The Way of the Cross – Grace and Mercy

Matthew 18:21-22 / The Trouble with Words

John 10:19 / Lenten Choices

John 12:3-5, 7 / Mary’s Extravagant Generosity

John 13:24-25 / Just Love

Ephesians 4:30-32 / Lent – A Season for Turning Around

Ephesians 6:16-21 / Unanswered Prayers and God’s Answers

James 1:22 / One Act of Love at a Time

Palm Sunday

Matthew 21:8-9 / Finding Your Place in the Parade

Matthew 21:9 & Luke 19:42 / A Covid 19 Palm Sunday

Luke 19:41-44 / Tears of Holy Week

Luke 23:21 / Holy Week, Questions and Passions

Maundy Thursday and Good Friday

Lamentations 3:49 & Psalm 69 / Beyond Good Friday’s Pain

Last Words of Jesus / The Intersection of Blessing and Grace

Matthew 27:46 / On the Path to Easter

Matthew 27:46 / A Good Friday Time

Luke 22:47-49 / Judas, Betrayer or Confused Disciple?

Easter

Matthew 28 /I Believe in Easter

Matthew 28:1-10 God’s Unexpected Answer to Evil

Luke 24:5 / Easter’s Evidence – Transformed Lived, Changed Hearts

Luke 24:5 / Easter is God’s Message of Hope

Luke 24:11 / Doubt and Faith Intermingle

John 11:25-26 / Easter – Wonder and Awe

John 20:24-25/ Doubting Your Doubts

John 20:24-28 /Thomas and Other Skeptics

John 20:28 and I Peter 1:3b-4 / Hovering Behind Locked Doors

John 20:28 / Noticing God

Romans 15:13 / Where is God

I Corinthians 15:54-55 / A Cross Stands at the Center of Easter

II Corinthians 5:17 / Easter’s Rescue Mission

Dramatic Monologues

Mary of Bethany, A Disciple of Jesus based on John 11:1-44

The Anointer Based on Matthew 26:6-13

Mother of Judas, Based on Matthew 26:14-16

An Easter Story

The Church of the Last Chance Based on Matthew 28:1-10, John 20:19-29, Job 19:25