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The Stones Cry Out

The Stones Cry Out Daily Devotion for Lent | Saturday, March 3, 2018 Read Luke 19:37-40. He answered, “I tell you, if these were silent, the very stones would cry out.” (Luke 19:40) What a scene—Jesus surrounded by people, all praising God with a loud voice and crying out, “Blessed is the King who comes in the name of the Lord!” What a celebration! Palm branches and cloaks and the sound of rejoicing—and Jesus in the middle of it all,…
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The Cloaks Off Their Backs

The Cloaks Off Their Backs Daily Devotion for Lent | Friday, March 2, 2018 Read Mark 11:1-10. And many spread their cloaks on the road, and others spread leafy branches that they had cut from the fields. (Mark 11:8) “The red carpet treatment.” That’s how modern Western cultures describe a royal welcome. The crowd welcoming Jesus had similar ideas. Joyfully Jesus’ disciples threw their cloaks over the donkey’s back, doing the best they could in place of a saddle. The…