Raised from the Ashes: Lent – Day 25

2 “I have compassion on the crowd, because they have been with me now three days, and have nothing to eat;   Mark 8:2 Read Mark 8:1-10 Fast Until You’re Full How goes your fast? We are 25 days into Lent, and some of you are fasting, I’m sure. Fasting is an often misunderstood discipline. If …

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Raised from the Ashes: Lent – Day 23

 “6 Now these things are warnings for us, not to desire evil as they did.” 1 Cor. 10:6 Read 1 Cor. 10:1-13 The Desires of the Heart It is said that in tough times our true character is revealed. What we really desire in our hearts is what we really lean toward in difficult times. St. …

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Raised from the Ashes: Lent – Day 19

  “5 And he could do no mighty work there, except that he laid his hands upon a few sick people and healed them. 6 And he marveled because of their unbelief…”   Mark 6:5-6 Read Mark 1-13     Shazam Faith?   Marvel, what an intriguing word. It seems we seldom use it anymore except when …

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Raised from the Ashes: Lent, Day – 16

“But it is good for me to be near God; I have made the Lord God my refuge.” Psalm 73:28 Read Psalm 73 The Chameleon People are like Chameleons; we have a tendency to start looking like our surroundings. That’s why Lent is so important. We need strategic times when we spend more time with …

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Raised from the Ashes: Lent – Day 15

“O God, why have you utterly cast us off? why is your wrath so hot against the sheep of your pasture?”   Psalm 74:1 Read Psalm 74     Why?     'Why' is the most common question in all of life. It's asked by toddlers, teenagers, and adults over and over. I guess you …

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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: Monday, Day 5

Lent – Monday, Day 5   “6 even as the testimony to Christ was confirmed among you— 7 so that you are not lacking in any spiritual gift, as you wait for the revealing of our Lord Jesus Christ; 8 who will sustain you to the end, guiltless in the day of our Lord Jesus Christ.” I Corinthians …

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God Never Takes A Day Off

Click Here to Read This Week's Gospel: Luke 13:10-17   What is the one thing you really need? Perhaps it's the healing of an illness. Maybe it's the reconciliation of a relationship. When you think about this one thing that is so important you fear it will never happen; it just seems impossible. You know …

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