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.

Monday of the Second Week of Lent

Today’s Reading: Exodus 17:1-7 “They tested the Lord by saying, ‘is the Lord among us or not?’” – Exodus 17:7b God with us?  That was the question at Meribah. Israel did not believe or hope in “Immanuel”; they doubted His … Continue reading

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Saturday of the First Week of Lent

Today’s Reading: John 3:1-17 “As Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness so must the Son of Man be lifted up that whoever believes in him may have eternal life.” – John 3:14-15 It was nothing but a bronze … Continue reading

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Friday of the First Week of Lent

Today’s Reading: John 3:1-17 “Unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God.”  – John 3:5b Upon returning to earth, one of the Soviet cosmonauts declared, “I saw no God.” It is a laughable argument against God’s … Continue reading

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Thursday of the First Week of Lent

Today’s Reading: Romans 4:1-8, 13-17 “For if it is the adherents of the law who are to be the heirs, faith is null and the promise void.” – Romans 4:14 If the only way to inherit the kingdom of God … Continue reading

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Wednesday of the First Week of Lent

Today’s Reading: Romans 4:1-8, 13-17 “Now to the one who works, his wages are not counted as a gift but as his due.” – Romans 4:4 If God gave us what we are due based on our works, what would … Continue reading

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Tuesday of the First Week of Lent

Today’s Reading: Genesis 12:1-9 “So Abram went, as the LORD had told him, and Lot went with him. Abram was seventy-five years old when he departed from Haran.” – Genesis 12:4 Abram believes God, leaves the land of Haran and … Continue reading

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Monday of the First Week of Lent

Today’s Reading: Genesis 12:1-9 “Now the LORD said to Abram, ‘Go from your country and your kindred and your father’s house to the land that I will show you. And I will make of you a great nation, and I … Continue reading

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Saturday after Ash Wednesday

Today’s Reading: Matthew 4:1-11 “Then the devil left Jesus, and behold, angels came and were ministering to Him.” – Matthew 4:11 In this holy season, really any season of the year, temptations abound. High School seniors are tempted by the … Continue reading

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Friday after Ash Wednesday

Today’s Reading: Romans 5:12-19 “Therefore, as one trespass led to condemnation for all men, so one act of righteousness leads to justification and life for all men.” – Romans 5:18 Adam trespassed against the Lord’s command, “You shall not eat … Continue reading

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Thursday after Ash Wednesday

Today’s Reading: Genesis 3:1-21 “I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your seed and her seed; he shall bruise your head, and you shall bruise his heel.” – Genesis 3:15 Both judgment and comfort are given … Continue reading

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