Silence is a lost art. As the world keeps turning and life bustles around us we can learn to “Be still and know that He is God,” as Psalms 46:10 says. Through moments of reflection, refreshment and listening, let’s take some time today to sit in God’s presence.
“That’ s My Boy!” How God Loves Us (Lent Series Week 2)
Don’t forget what God thinks of you and the reason he sent Jesus to us - the season we celebrate in Lent. He came because you are his. He came because he loves you. He came because you are his kid, his prize, his masterpiece, his greatest joy, and he will not stand for your separation from him. Out of his love he has made a way. Out of his love he has endured the cross. Out of his pride, joy, passion, and love he calls you his own.
Hosanna and Reflection on Ash Wednesday (Lent Series Week 1)
“Hosanna to the Son of David! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord! Hosanna in the highest!” Reading this today, on Ash Wednesday, seems a bit ironic at first. On Ash Wednesday, much of Christendom is focused on confession, repentance and sorrow over sin. However, in this reflection for the beginning of Lent, Chris shares with us the powerful intersection of joy and humility, reflection and hosanna.
An Explanation of the Lenten Season and Ash Wednesday (Take Five)
Many people have questions about Ash Wednesday and the Lenten Season, so we rounded up some terrific explanations and insights for you. As we approach Easter, many Christians find Lent to be a deeply spiritual time of reflection and refocusing, and we hope that this post and our Lent devotional series will help you grow closer to God this year.