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Learn more – Thank you so much for signing up and journeying with us through Lent. Nearly 700 of you have been receiving these daily posts during Lent. We hope they have been a tremendous encouragement to you. If you missed a day or joined us later and would like to look back at previous… Continue reading

Healing and Forgiveness

DAY SEVEN – APR 20 When he [Jesus] returned to Capernaum after some days, it was reported that he was at home. So many gathered around that there was no longer room for them, not even in front of the door; and he was speaking the word to them. Then some people came, bringing to… Continue reading

Revealing Our Secrets

DAY SIX – APR 19 Nothing is covered up that will not be uncovered, and nothing secret that will not become known. Therefore whatever you said in the dark will be heard in the light, and what you have whispered behind closed doors will be proclaimed from the housetops (Luke 12:2-3). Our next practice will… Continue reading

The Joy of Forgiveness

DAY FIVE – APR 18 Happy are those whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered. Happy are those to whom the LORD imputes no iniquity, and in whose spirit there is no deceit. While I kept silence, my body wasted away through my groaning all day long. For day and night your hand was… Continue reading

Confession and Restitution

DAY FOUR – APR 17 This oath comes at the end of a long prayer of confession. The prayer ends rather abruptly without even so much as an “Amen.” But the “Amen” was supplied by the people, who put their very lives on the line. They vowed to “observe and do all the commandments of… Continue reading

Observing All the Commandments

DAY THREE – APR 16 The rest of the people, the priests, the Levites, the gatekeepers, the singers, the temple servants, and all who have separated themselves from the peoples of the lands to adhere to the law of God, their wives, their sons, their daughters, all who have knowledge and understanding, join with their… Continue reading

Sincere Repentance

DAY ONE – APR 14 Return, O Israel, to the LORD your God, for you have stumbled because of your iniquity. Take words with you and return to the LORD; say to him, “Take away all guilt; accept that which is good, and we will offer the fruit of our lips (Hosea 14:1-2). Although repentance… Continue reading

Confession

Introduction Confession – Sharing our deepest weakness and failures with God and trusted others, so that we may enter into God’s grace and mercy and experience his ready forgiveness and healing. If we confess our sins, he who is faithful and just will forgive us our sins and cleanse us from all unrighteousness (1 John… Continue reading

Guiding the Nations

DAY SEVEN – APR 13 May God be gracious to us and bless us and make his face to shine upon us, that your way may be known upon earth, your saving power among all nations. Let the peoples praise you, O God; let all the peoples praise you. Let the nations be glad and… Continue reading