Day 21, March 26

by: Michael Benson

Like the prophets of God hundreds of years prior, Jesus is lamenting the actions and attitude of the nation of Israel, with Jerusalem as the proxy…

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Day 20, March 25

by: Michael Benson

The passage that Jesus quotes in Aramaic comes from Psalm 22, one of David’s more famous psalms of lament.

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Day 19, March 24—Sabbath

by: Michael Benson

Each Sunday during Lent, give yourself permission to reflect on all God has been speaking to you through His Word over the prior week.

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Day 18, March 23

by: Michael Benson

The picture Jesus paints in His prayer to the Father is one of the unification of the saints under one banner, the name of the Most High God.

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Day 17, March 22

by: Michael Benson

In Japan, there is a practice of adult adoption wherein a male in his twenties or thirties is adopted as a son in order to keep the family business…

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Day 16, March 21

by: Michael Benson

Just after college, Karl and Vanderlene Uebelhoer moved to Brazil to minister to “street children.” Even after they returned to the United States…

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Day 15, March 20

by: Michael Benson

Most people know the idiom “blood is thicker than water,” which is taken to mean familial ties are stronger than all others.

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Day 14, March 19

by: Michael Benson

In his letter to the Colossians, Paul describes Jesus as the “firstborn over all creation” (1:15). Paul did not mean this in the sense that Jesus was…

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