Make Room for God
by Joe Gunby
Adapted from the “An Invitation to Lenten Practices” from the Oconee Street UMC Ash Wednesday service on March 6, 2019.
Luke 6:12 One of those days, Jesus went out to the mountainside to pray, and spent the night praying to God.
In Christian tradition there are three modes of prayer: confession, assurance and … Read the rest
This devotion is from Richard Rohr’s Wondrous Encounters: Scripture for Lent, 2011
Ash Wednesday: Another Start!
by Richard Rohr
Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016
2Corinthians 5:20, 6:1-2: We are ambassadors for Christ; God, as it were, appealing through us. We implore you in Christ’s name: know that you are a friend of God! . . . We beg you not to … Read the rest
“Holy Habits” by The Rev. Lisa Caine
Matthew 6:1-6, 19-21 • March 5, 2014 (Ash Wednesday)
Our theme for Lent this year is Holy Habits. We are here tonight and we gather here on Sunday mornings and at other times because we sense the presence of something greater than ourselves within us and around us. We seek closer communion with … Read the rest