Daily Devotional


  • Making the Road: Walking through Lent (Friday, April 1, Luke 18:35-43)

    In classic literature, the blind are often portrayed as people of innerwisdom, prophets who can “see” more clearly than the sighted. Theblind man Jesus met along the road to Jericho knew the Son ofDavid was approaching and had the power to heal. This encounteroccurs after the disciples are told explicitly who… Read More

  • Making the Road: Walking through Lent (Thursday, March 31, Luke 17:11-19)

    Entering a village, Jesus is met by ten lepers banished to the marginsof their community. They were the unseen, the problem-ridden,the diseased who knew to keep their distance from Jesus while theycried out for recognition. Along our road are marginalized peoplecalling to us — those victimized and oppressed, those sidelined bymental… Read More

  • Making the Road: Walking through Lent (Wednesday, March 30, Luke 10:25-36)

    Although his identity is unknown, Jesus’ audience would haveassumed the robbers’ victim was Jewish. The Samaritan’s helpshatters expectations, defying a longstanding enmity between Jewsand Samaritans. As we make this road through Lent, we travel withpeople of various ethnic identities and religious traditions, peoplewho appreciate Jesus but do not worship him as… Read More

  • Making the Road: Walking through Lent (Tuesday, March 29, Luke 7:36-50)

    Jesus loves and forgives the woman forever condemned by others,accepting her confession and welcoming her faith. After this encounter,will this woman’s community accept her and welcome her back? Or isthis grace offered only from Jesus? As we make this road through Lent, weundoubtedly walk with sinners shunned by society as irredeemable.… Read More

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