Lenten Devotional Series
Sunrise at Killam's Point
Welcome to First Church's Daily Lenten Devotional Series.
These devotions were submitted by Church members and are published daily so we can start each day together. Thank you all for your submissions, your meditations, and your prayers as we journeyed together with our Lord.
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(Click on any devotion below to read)
Holy Saturday, March 30, 2013 - Dietrich Bonhoeffer writes, "Not from the art of dying but from the resurrection of Christ can a new, purifying wind blow into the present world. -- [ more ]
Good Friday, March 29, 2013 -- Past that to some kind of resolve, For a day, a week, a month. Strength for what's beyond the glass, My God is not fearful... [ more ]
Maundy Thursday, March 28, 2013 -- I don't want to, you can't make me...Stay in the Yard...Settle down...Stay on the path...Listen to what I'm saying...Do as you are told... [ more ]
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 -- Onward, onward, looking unto Jesus, Pressing forward, we the race will run; Claiming ever His divine protection, We shall not fail till the crown is won.... [ more ]
Tuesday, March 26, 2013 -- We would see Jesus; in realms of the blessèd, Some day before Him the ransomed shall stand, Seeing His face in its glorious beauty, Wearing a crown in that paradise land... [ more ]
Monday, March 25, 2013-- Holy Week. I am the Lord, I have called you in righteousness, I have taken you by the hand and kept you; I have given you as a covenant to the people, a light to the nations, to open the eyes that are blind, to bring out the prisoners from the dungeon... [ more ]
Saturday, March 23, 2013 -- I believe that we are not real social workers. We may be doing social work in the eyes of the people. But we are really contemplatives in the heart of the world. For we are touching the body of Christ 24 hours a day. We have 24 hours in his presence. [ more ]
Friday, March 22, 2013 -- Why I go to Church: To kill an hour or so on a Sunday; Probably not. To get dressed up and be seen; Probably not. To clear my head and recapture memories; Probably so. To find a time to be at peace; Probably so... [ more ]
Thursday, March 21, 2013 -- The spirit of God calms my mind. I radiate peace. How can I manage to live in a busy world and still remain calm? I can do so through prayer-- by centering myself in the peace of God. Daily communion with God keeps me grounded in peace. Through prayer, I make conscious contact .. [ more ]
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 -- The ultimate weakness of violence is that it is a descending spiral, begetting the very thing it seeks to destroy. … Returning violence for violence multiplies violence, [ more ]