Category Archives: Lent

Lent, Day 8: Meet Cute

John 4:1-26 Common English Bible (CEB) John 4 Jesus leaves Judea 1 Jesus learned that the Pharisees had heard that he was making more disciples and baptizing more than John 2 (although Jesus’ disciples were baptizing, not Jesus himself). 3 Therefore, he left Judea and … Continue reading

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Lent, Day 7: Going into the Grey Havens

John 3:22-36 Common English Bible (CEB) John’s final witness  22 After this Jesus and his disciples went into Judea, where he spent some time with them and was baptizing. 23 John was baptizing at Aenon near Salem because there was a lot of … Continue reading

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Lent, Day 6: THAT Guy

John 3:16-21    ‘For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him may not perish but may have eternal life.  ‘Indeed, God did not send the Son into the world … Continue reading

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Lent, Day 5: Eew… After-new-birth

Just looking at this makes me want a shower. John 2:23-3:15 Common English Bible (CEB)  23 While Jesus was in Jerusalem for the Passover Festival, many believed in his name because they saw the miraculous signs that he did.24 But Jesus didn’t … Continue reading

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Lent, Day 4: Money, It’s a Gas

Psalm 49 Common English Bible (CEB) Psalm 49    For the music leader. A psalm of the Korahites.  1 Listen to this, all you people!   Listen closely,   all you citizens of the world— 2 people of every kind,   rich and poor alike!3 My mouth speaks wisdom;   my heart’s meditation … Continue reading

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Lent, Day 3: Best. Wedding. Ever.

Bonus: at least they don’t have to pay for airplane tickets to the honeymoon. John 2:1-12 Common English Bible (CEB) John 2 Wedding at Cana  1 On the third day there was a wedding in Cana of Galilee. Jesus’ mother was … Continue reading

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Lent, Day 2: Helicopter

WHUPPA WHUPPA WHUPPA Matthew 20:20-23 Common English Bible (CEB) Request from James and John’s mother  20 Then the mother of Zebedee’s sons came to Jesus along with her sons. Bowing before him, she asked a favor of him.  21 “What do you … Continue reading

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