Daily Archives: March 15, 2011

Lenten Quotes, Day 6

Lent is a season for taking stock and cleaning house, a time of self-examination, confession and repentance.  But we need to remind ourselves constantly what true repentance looks like.  “Giving up” something for Lent is fine, but you keep Lent best by … Continue reading

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O Lord, Look Down From Heaven, Behold by Martin Luther

From Martin Luther: Hymns, Ballads, Chants, Truth page 26-27: “A paraphrase of Psalm 12, this hymn was written in 1523, the same time as many of Luther’s other psalm-hymns. It was published in the first Lutheran hymnal, Achtliederbuch, of 1524. … Continue reading

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Lenten Prayer

Heavenly Father, help me not to be hardened through the deceitfulness of my sins but rather may I search them out and willingly receive Your rebuke. Reveal to me those hidden sinsthat lie buried in my heart and that do … Continue reading

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Jesus, as New Temple

Jesus is the New Temple (John 2). His body is the replacement for the idolatrous system of the Old Covenant. He comes to cleanse the temple, so He might offer His body as a clean temple for the world (John … Continue reading

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