Lenten Prayer Devotional #6

Luke 24:1-49 The Resurrection of Jesus is the promise fulfilled. Throughout the Old Testament, God’s people are awaiting this promise. Many of us in modern day America are impatient and easily angered by a 10 minute drive-thru wait. Can you place yourself in the shoes of those who were awaiting the arrival of this promised… Continue reading Lenten Prayer Devotional #6

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Lenten Prayer Devotional #5

Matthew 27:32-56 – The Crucifixion Look at what Jesus does throughout the Crucifixion. He stands calmly before Pilate as Pilate is deciding his fate (John 18:28-38). He speaks words of wisdom to the ladies following Him to His crucifixion (Luke 23:28-31). He tells John to look after his mother (John 19:25-27). He speaks of heaven… Continue reading Lenten Prayer Devotional #5

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Lenten Prayer Devotional #4

Matthew 26:36-56 After Jesus and the disciples finished the Passover meal, they went to the garden so Jesus could pray.  Jesus going off to pray wasn’t a new thing, but this night was different. 1. Jesus doesn’t go off by Himself to pray, the disciples are with Him and Jesus takes 3 of the disciples… Continue reading Lenten Prayer Devotional #4

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Lenten Prayer Devotional #3

Luke 22:7-23 – The Last Supper The Passover was an annual event in which Jews would remember and celebrate the LORD’s deliverance of their people from Egypt (Exodus 12) where they had been enslaved for over 400 years. The original Passover in Egypt resulted in the Tenth Plague, which was the death of all the… Continue reading Lenten Prayer Devotional #3

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Lenten Prayer Devotional #2

Matthew 21:12-17 – Jesus Clears the Temple Just for a bit of context, the temple area in Jesus’ day was comprised of 4 different areas.  The first area was the temple itself and only the priests would enter into the temple, and the temple was surrounded by three courts.  The court closest to the temple… Continue reading Lenten Prayer Devotional #2

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Lenten Prayer Devotional #1

Matthew 21:1-11 – The Triumphal Entry The season of Lent is a time of preparation. Through prayer and sometimes fasting, Christians would examine themselves and focus their hearts on the coming celebration of Jesus’ resurrection from the grace and victory over sin and death. However, to get to that victory, Jesus first endures the cross… Continue reading Lenten Prayer Devotional #1

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