Day 13, March 18

by: Michael Benson

The origin of the word excruciating comes from the Latin root, crux, as in cross. Death by crucifixion is so painful that a word was created…

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Day 12, March 17—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 11, March 16

by: Michael Benson

As a child, Amy Carmichael wanted blue eyes rather than the brown eyes God gave her. She even prayed for God to change them for her.

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Day 10, March 15

by: Michael Benson

If you were like most children, when you were young you were well acquainted with what the world looks like when flipped upside-down…

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Day 9, March 14

by: Michael Benson

As people, we love to organize things into categories. It helps us to make sense of the world around us. One of the ways we do this is by organizing…

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Day 8, March 13

by: Michael Benson

In one of the most famous evangelical passages in the Gospels, Jesus invites a Samaritan woman to drink of the living water found only in the Messiah…

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Day 7, March 12

by: Michael Benson

Yesterday’s passage in Matthew 7 said the entrance to God’s Kingdom was only through a narrow gate. Today’s passage gives that gate a name: Jesus.

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Day 6, March 11

by: Michael Benson

Of the two criminals hung on either side of Jesus, one mocks Jesus with his dying breaths, asking why the Son of God didn’t save all three of them…

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