Category Archives: Lent

Hear Yourself in the Crowd

On Good Friday, I tend to picture myself with the cluster of faithful followers gathered at foot of the cross. Truth be told, Stuart Townend’s version is more like it:   “Ashamed, I hear my mocking voice   Call out … Continue reading

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Listen for the First Time

These words are so familiar, we hear them on autopilot:   Luke 22:20 (NIV) After the supper he took the cup, saying, “This cup is the new covenant in my blood, which is poured out for you.”   Imagine hearing … Continue reading

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Listen Like Jesus

I sometimes wonder how Jesus made it through this last week of his earthly life–the last meal together, betrayed by a friend, a kangaroo-court of lies, pain and ever-greater pain. Did he keep one ear tuned to the words his … Continue reading

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Keep Listening for Lent

  I’ve been through Lent more than 60 times. How about you?     Been there, done that This story never grows old Every year of life changes me. Every person is different. And God has a new message for … Continue reading

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Who’s Listening?

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Listening, Day 1

  OK, Lord, I spoke less today. But I can’t say that I listened more.      This listening for Lent is harder than I thought.

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