One Must Die for the Nation

Thursday, April 11 One Must Die for the Nation John 11:47-53 NRSV “…You do not understand that it is better for you to have one man die for the people than to have the whole nation destroyed.” (John 11:50) Think about civil and other liberties you enjoy. Thank God...

Mary Anoints Jesus’ Body for Burial

Wednesday, April 10 Mary Anoints Jesus’ Body for Burial  John 12:1-8 NRSV Mary took a pound of costly perfume made of pure nard, anointed Jesus’ feet, and wiped them with her hair. The house was filled with the fragrance of the perfume. (John 12:3) Give others your...

Care for the Poor

Tuesday, April 9 Care for the Poor Luke 16:19-31 NRSV The poor man died and was carried away by the angels to be with Abraham. The rich man also died and was buried. (Luke 16:22) Our actions and concerns toward those less fortunate should reflect God’s heart. We are...