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Lenten Devotions – February 27, 2016

Genesis 43:16–34; 1 Corinthians 7:10–24; Mark 5:1–20 “And as Jesus was getting into the boat, the man who had been possessed with demons begged Him that he might be with Him. But Jesus refused, and said to him, ‘Go home to your friends, and tell them how much the Lord has done for you, and
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Lenten Devotions – February 26, 2016

Genesis 43:1–15; 1 Corinthians 7:1–9; Mark 4:35–41 “But Jesus was in the stern of the boat, asleep on the cushion; and the disciples awoke Him and said to Him, ‘Teacher, do you not care if we perish?’ And He awoke and rebuked the wind, and said to the sea, ‘Peace! Be still!’ And the wind ceased,
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Lenten Devotions – February 25, 2016

Genesis 42:29–38; 1 Corinthians 6:12–20; Mark 4:21–34 “Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, which you have from God? You are not your own; you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body.” (1 Cor 6:15, 19–20) This devotion might be titled, “Your
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Lenten Devotions – February 24, 2016

Genesis 42:18–28; 1 Corinthians 5:9–6:11; Mark 4:1-20 “Jesus said, ‘Listen! A sower went out to sow. And as he sowed, some seed fell along the path…other seed fell on rocky ground … other seed fell among thorns … and other seed fell on good soil ….’ And he said, ‘He who has ears to hear,
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Lenten Devotions – February 23, 2016

Genesis 42:1–17; 1 Corinthians 5:1–8; Mark 3:19b-35 “And Jesus replied, ‘Who are my mother and my brothers? Whoever does the will of God is my brother, and sister, and mother.’” (Mark 3:33, 35) Do you remember the story? Jesus’ family had heard that so many were coming to hear Him that he could not even
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Lenten Devotions – February 22, 2016

Genesis 41:46-57; 1 Corinthians 4:8–21; Mark 3:7–19a Joseph was thirty years old when he entered the service of Pharaoh, king of Egypt. During the seven plenteous years the earth brought forth abundantly, he gathered up all the food of the seven years … and stored up food in the cities. And Joseph stored up grain
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The Daily Lectionary – February 21, 2016

Genesis 41:14–45; Romans 6:3–14; John 5:19–24 Joseph’s life could have been spent in the pits. His brothers threw him into a pit, sold him into slavery, and left him to the memory of the dead. But God lifted him up and made him a servant in Potiphar’s house where he was wrongfully accused and thrown
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Lenten Devotions – February 20, 2016

Genesis 41:1–13; 1 Corinthians 4:1-7; Mark 2:23–3:6 “This is how one should regard us, as servants of Christ and stewards of the mysteries of God. Moreover it is required of stewards that they be found trustworthy” (1 Cor 4:1-2). Most of us like to think of ourselves as “servants of Christ,” but how often do
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