Cyrus Permits Jews to Return Home

Sunday, March 6                                First Sunday in Lent Cyrus Permits Jews to Return Home Ezra 1:1-8, 11; 2:64-70 Any of those among you who are of his people – may their God be with them! Are now permitted to go up to Jerusalem in Judah, and rebuild the...

Live Freely but Responsibly

Friday, March 4 Live Freely but Responsibly 1 Peter 2:13-17 As servants of God, live as free people, yet do not use your freedom as a pretext for evil. 1 Peter 2:16 NRSV Prayer: God of Liberty, help us to navigate the sometimes-complex relationship of church and...

Lift Up Your Eyes to God

Thursday, March 3 Lift Up Your Eyes to God Isaiah 40:12-15, 21-31 Whom did he consult for his enlightenment, and who taught him the path of justice? Who taught him knowledge, and showed him the way of understanding?  Isaiah 40:14 NRSV God provides the way for us to...

God Will Provide for Every Need

Wednesday, March 2                         ASH WEDNESDAY God Will Provide for Every Need Philippians 4:10-19 I know what it is to have little, and I know what it is to have plenty. In any and all circumstances I have learned the secret of being well-fed and of going...

Being God’s Instrument

March is Women’s History Month Tuesday, March 1   Being God’s Instrument Isaiah 45:1-10 For the sake of my servant Jacob, and Israel my chosen, I call you by your name, I surname you, though you do not know me. Isaiah 45:4 NRSV You are valued in the sight of God. Yes,...