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    2022 Lent Devotional – Day 14

    The Cross-centered Life 1 Corinthians 2:2 – For I decided to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ and him crucified. In 1 Corinthians 2:1-5, Apostle Paul continues to talk about the cross of Christ which he first mentions in 1:17. He says that instead of depending on rhetoric, he focused on the message of

    2022 Lent Devotional – Day 13

    Must Jesus Bear the Cross Alone? Mark 15:24 – And they crucified him. Mark doesn’t explain much about the crucifixion because his readers knew how awful this form of punishment was. Marcus Tullius Cicero, a Roman statesman, orator, lawyer, and philosopher said that the crucifixion is the “most cruel and horrifying punishment.” Cicero wrote, “Let

    2022 Lent Devotional – Day 12

    The Spectrum of Love  St. Thomas Aquinas, one of the famous Church theologians of the 13th century, came up with a ‘teleological’ argument, often known as the ‘argument from design.’ It discusses the philosophical existence of God and points towards purposeful creation. The Bible emphasizes that humans have a purpose and may discern God’s mind.

    2022 Lent Devotional – Day 11

    The Wilderness Experience “In the wilderness … you saw how the LORD God carried you, just as a man carries his son, in all the way which you have walked until you came to this place.” (Deuteronomy 1:31) In our journey through life, we may often find ourselves in a wilderness situation. It is a

    2022 Lent Devotional – Day 10

    A Call to Remain A colleague in my office has an A4 size print out stuck to his pinboard that reads: “Hang around with people who celebrate you, not tolerate you.” We all want to surround ourselves with friends who value us and are interested in our growth. Unfortunately, it is also a harsh reality

    2022 Lent Devotional – Day 9

    Take Heed Lest You Fall Mark 14:29 – Peter said to him, “Even though they all fall away, I will not.”  In a battle, soldiers are expected to be brave and faithful. It would be awful if a soldier flees from the invading army and deserts his fellow soldiers. As followers of Christ, we are