Lenten Devotionals

Lenten Devotionals

Embracing the Uncertain – March 9, 2018

Scripture: “Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself.” Matthew 6:34 Work your goals with Jesus. Give him your worry and anxiety about what is to come. Each day has its own mission, own purpose, own worth that act like stepping stones to his greater purpose in your life. Being bogged down by worry and fear of the uncertainty…

Embracing the Uncertain – March 8, 2018

Scripture: “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Jeremiah 29:11 “Hey, embrace this uncertain thing”– God. Yeah, no. I don’t want to. I don’t like not knowing what’s coming or how things are going to turn out or just…

Embracing the Uncertain – March 6, 2018

Gracious Uncertainty by Oswald Chambers Scripture: ” . . . it has not yet been revealed what shall be.” 1 John 3:2 Our natural inclination is to be so precise–trying always to forecast accurately what will happen next–that we look upon uncertainty as a bad thing. We think that we must reach some predetermined goal, but that is not the nature of the…

Embracing the Uncertain – March 7, 2018

Scripture: “In everything, give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.” I Thessalonians 5:18 In facing the uncertainties of this life, there is one thing that separates followers of Christ from others. That is the simple fact that we know Who holds the future and in Whose hands we are held. With this knowledge, we are far better…

Embracing the Uncertain – March 5, 2018

Getting Comfortable with Not Knowing the Answer All of the Time Scripture: “But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he will teach you all things and bring to your remembrance all that I have said to you.” John 14:26 As I was catching up with a friend and business coach, he said to me that he felt a bit like a fraud heading into an upcoming…

Embracing the Uncertain – March 3, 2018

Scripture: Psalm 25: Prayer for Guidance and Protection Life happens. There are ups and downs, good times and bad. There are times that we feel closer to God and times of uncertainty when we drift farther away. As we move through the Lenten season we contemplate those life events that have moved us farther away from God’s good and perfect will for our lives. But…

Embracing the Uncertain – March 2, 2018

Scripture: 1 Timothy 1:7 As a younger man, going through a relationship crisis, I was intimidated by the struggles of a failed relationship. By God’s grace, a fellow Christian shared with me this passage; “For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power, of love and of self-discipline” This has forever been bookmarked in my Bible. Day…

Embracing the Uncertain – March 1, 2018

Scripture: “Come to me all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” Matthew 11:28-30 Prayer: Dear Lord, Thank you for loving us. Thank you for keeping your promises of love, healing…
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