Lent 2022 | Day 13: Steadfast

22 The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases;     his mercies never come to an end;23 they are new every morning;     great is your faithfulness. Lamentations 3:22-23 ESV The prophet Jeremiah said in his great lament that the steadfast love of the Lord and his mercies are new every morning. This is an amazing thing to consider. What does this mean in light of the … Continue reading Lent 2022 | Day 13: Steadfast

No shortcuts to a deeper relationship with God

I subscribe to a website that shows you when e-books get discounted. One day, one of the books on sale was related to discipleship and being able to increase the depth of discipleship in a short amount of time. While on the surface this does not appear to be a problem. I found that the more I thought about it, the less I liked what … Continue reading No shortcuts to a deeper relationship with God

Lent 2020 | Day 11: “Journey”

Our focus for today will be that of “journey.” Several years ago, I attended a youth retreat. During one of the breakout sessions, a friend of mine was leading a small group discussion on the idea of “packing for the journey.” It was a reference to preparing to take your faith more seriously. To live it our more intentionally. I don’t remember everything that he … Continue reading Lent 2020 | Day 11: “Journey”

Lent 2020 | Day 3: “Command”

The focus for Day 3 will be “command.” One of my favorite moments that took place in Jesus’s ministry was when he encountered the Centurion (Matthew 8:5-12). The man comes to Jesus and asks him to heal his servant. And as Jesus says that he will, he says that he will go with the centurion to his house, but the centurion stops him and says … Continue reading Lent 2020 | Day 3: “Command”