Category Archives: Lenten Devotions 2014

This Lenten Season Iowa District East will be providing daily devotions on its website. Check back here beginning March 5th for the devotions written by pastors in a few of our IDE circuits.

Friday of the Third Week of Lent

Today’s Reading: John 9:1-17 “It was not that this man sinned, or his parents, but that the works of God might be displayed in him.” – John 9:3 In the midst of human tragedy and suffering, God works miracles – … Continue reading

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Thursday of the Third Week of Lent

Today’s Reading:  Ephesians 5:8-14 “Walk as children of light (for the fruit of light is found in all that is good and right and true), and try to discern what is pleasing to the Lord.  Take no part in the … Continue reading

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Wednesday of the Third Week of Lent

Today’s Reading:  Ephesians 5:8-14 “For at one time you were darkness, but now you are light in the Lord.” –  Ephesians 5:8 Every time we walk into a room and flip on the light switch, we expect it to produce … Continue reading

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Tuesday of the Third Week of Lent

Today’s Reading: Isaiah 42:14-21 “They are turned back and utterly put to shame, who trust in carved idols, who say to metal images, You are our gods.” – Isaiah 42:17 Jesus Christ is the one who has come to enlighten … Continue reading

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Monday of the Third Week of Lent

Today’s Reading: Isaiah 42:14-21 “And I will lead the blind in a way that they do not know, in paths that they have not known I will guide them. I will turn the darkness before them into light, the rough … Continue reading

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Saturday of the Second Week of Lent

Today’s Reading: John 4:39-42 The Samaritan woman simply could not help but speak of the things she had seen and heard.  She had seen Jesus, the Christ.  She had heard from Him Good News of “a spring of water welling … Continue reading

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Friday of the Second Week of Lent

Today’s Reading: John 4:5-30 In spite of the awkward situation, a Samaritan woman encountering a Jewish man at a well, Jesus was not bothered in the least.  He opened the conversation, and the woman found Jesus to be amazing. Not … Continue reading

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Thursday of the Second Week of Lent

Today’s Reading: Romans 5:1-8 “But God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.”  – Romans 5:8 It is not uncommon in America for people to point to what they think is … Continue reading

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Wednesday of the Second Week of Lent

Today’s Reading: Romans 5:1-8 “Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.” – Romans 5:1-8 Peace is a rare commodity.  We would rather fight and insist on our own ways … Continue reading

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Tuesday of the Second Week of Lent

Today’s Reading: Exodus 17:1-7 “They angered Him at the waters of Meribah …” – Psalm 106:32a Got a quarrel with your pastor? Consider what happened to Moses. People’s stomachs were grumbling, so they did too. Free under God’s guidance, they … Continue reading

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