Raised from the Ashes: Lent – Day 34

2 Enter not into judgment with your servant, for in your sight shall no one living be justified.     Psalm 143:2 Read Psalm 141 & 143 The Motivation of Mercy It’s human nature to try and justify our actions. We take offense if someone challenges our way, and we try to defend our actions …

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Raised from the Ashes: Lent – Day 17

  “For he himself knows whereof we are made; he remembers that we are but dust.” Psalm 103:14 Read Psalm 103 He Remembers Some people live as though they think they will live forever, as though they are indestructible. They never seem to live with eternity in mind. Their present lives are all that matters …

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Raised form the Ashes: Lent Day – 12

“For the kingdom of God does not consist in talk but in power.” 1 Cor. 4:20 Read 1 Cor. 4:8-21 Cheap Talk Talk is cheap, unless of course that talk gets you in trouble, then it could prove very expensive. I think that proverbial saying says what St. Paul was telling the Corinthians. The great …

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Raised from the Ashes: Tuesday – Day 6

The Way of the Fool “30 He is the source of your life in Christ Jesus, whom God made our wisdom, our righteousness and sanctification and redemption;” I Corinthians 1:30 Read I Corinthians 1:18-31   Have you ever been called a fool? If so, chances are it hurt to hear it. As a kid, my mom …

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Raised from the Ashes: The Perfect Hiding Place

First Saturday: My Secret Hiding Places   “You are my hiding-place; you preserve me from trouble; *you surround me with shouts of deliverance.” Psalm 32:8 Read Psalm 32 Kids love hiding places. Hide and seek is one of every kids’ favorite games. They’re so good at it because they’re small and fit in lots of …

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