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2021 Lent Devotional

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Christ as God’s Wisdom, the Heart of Creation

Written by Andrew R. Guffey, Priest-in-Charge of St. Mary’s In-The-Hills Episcopal Church, Lake Orion, Michigan. Our lives are full of information. We can get answers to just about any question of trivia we might have on Google within seconds. We can look up our...

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Jesus and Isaac

Written by Matt Benton, Pastor of Bethel United Methodist Church in Woodbridge, Virginia. Genesis 22:1-14 Once upon a time there was a man named Abram.  One day Abram was out working in his father’s fields and God spoke to him.  God promised a great...

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The Three Strangers

Written by Michael Petrin, a professor at The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC. Genesis 18:1-8: And the Lord appeared to him by the oaks of Mamre, as he sat at the door of his tent in the heat of the day. He lifted up his eyes and looked, and...

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The New Adam

Written by Yun Kim, Pastor of St. Peter’s UMC in Richmond, VA.             YHWH Elohim breathed in 'ADAM' “Then the Lord God formed man from the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of...

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The New Sabbath

Written by Sarah Locke, Pastor of Hickory United Methodist Church in Chesapeake, VA. “Then he said to them, ‘The Sabbath was made for man, not man for the Sabbath. So, the Son of Man is Lord even of the Sabbath.’” -  Mark 2:24-28 "Come to me, all you who are...

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The Elected Rejected

Written by Taylor Mertins, Pastor of Cokesbury United Methodist Church, Woodbridge, VA.“But now thus says the Lord, he who created you, O Jacob, he who formed you, O Israel: Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine.” – Isaiah...

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The Inverted Babel (Genesis 11)

Written by Stephanie Kimec-Parker, Pastor of the Gathering at Scott Memorial United Methodist Church in Virginia Beach, VA. In Genesis 11:1-9, we see the people have come together to make something great. They are using their intelligence to build a wonderful city,...

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Studying With Scholars

Lent is a season of 40 days (not counting Sundays) leading up to Easter. It’s a time when Christians take time to grow in faith, pay more attention to God, and get ourselves ready to tell the sacred story of the death and resurrection of Jesus. In order...

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