old testament prophets

Lenten Reflection for Good Friday – "Oh, Peter"

Today’s Reading: John 13:36-38 36 Simon Peter said to him, ‘Lord, where are you going?’ Jesus answered, ‘Where I am going, you cannot follow me now; but you will follow afterwards.’ 37 Peter said to him, ‘Lord, why can I not follow you now? I will lay down my life for...

Lenten Reflection for 3/30 – Seek to Follow

Jeremiah 29:1, 4-13 Author: Evie Larimore God called the prophet, Jeremiah, to a forty-two year ministry to the people of Jerusalem, including their time of exile in Babylon; and, they did not want to hear what he had to say.  However, Jeremiah stood firm in his...

Lenten Reflection for 3/23 – Second Half Hope

Today’s Readings: Jeremiah 23:1-8, Psalm 102, John 6:52-59 Here we are past the half-way point in Lent.   By now, if we’ve giving something up, the reality has hit us squarely in the face. We are feeling the pains of going without our favorite vice or sweet.  We...

Lenten Reflection for 3/13 – "Unexpected Places"

Today's Readings: Jeremiah 7:21-34; Psalm 78; John 7:37-52 The readings above are difficult to read. It is easy to see the false pride and stubborn belief of people looking for any excuse to continue to behave as they had been. Those who called themselves people of...

Lenten Reflection for 3/6 – Yo-Yo

Today’s Readings: Jeremiah 2:1-13,  Romans 1:16-25 Jeremiah is told by God to proclaim to Jerusalem, “I remember the devotion of your youth, your love as a bride, how you followed me in the wilderness, in a land not sown. Israel was holy to the Lord, the first fruits...

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