Today is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent. As a child, I remember the solemn mass of Ash Wednesday and being anointed with ashes in the sign of the cross on my forehead. As an adult, I attend a Protestant church, but I’ve always loved the traditional church calendar recognized by the Catholic Church. There […]
Ready or not, Lent starts this week, and at Only By Prayer, we’d love to have you join us as we prepare our hearts for Easter. Our focus this year is A Verse A Day. We’ll start on Wednesday, March 1, and will continue until Easter on Sunday, April 16. Here’s what you need to know.
Be dressed ready for service and keep your lamps burning, 36 like servants waiting for their master to return from a wedding banquet, so that when he comes and knocks they can immediately open the door for him. Luke 12:35-36 Welcome to the final week of our Lent: empty to full study. We are so thankful for […]
Even as the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.” Mathew 20:28 Why did Jesus have to come to earth, to be born as a man and die? For as long as I can remember, I’ve known about the crucifixion of […]
Would you like to approach Easter this year with a heart that is prepared for the Resurrection? Too often it seems, Lent flies by and before we know it, Holy Week is upon us and we’re rushing to prepare home and heart for Easter. At Only By Prayer, we’re ready to help you more mindfully prepare with our 7-Week […]
Day 12: Resurrection Life “I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in Me, though he may die, he shall live.” John 11:25 resurrection [rez-uh–rek-shuh n] noun 1. the act of rising from the dead. 2. the rising of Christ after His death and burial. 3. the rising of the dead on Judgment […]