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Praying along the Way

a Prayer Devotional by Fayette UMC

On the road to Emmaus

Scripture: Luke 24:13-49   Our scripture for today takes place on a road to a town called Emmaus. It is after the resurrection and Jesus meets 2 of his followers there on the road. They don't immediately recognize them. But... Continue Reading →

Acts 2:36-41 Clean Hearts and Changed Lives

Scripture Acts 2:36-41   As Peter makes his declaration in ¬†Acts chapter 2, Jesus has long since ascended into heaven, how long? we don't know exactly but certainly not so long that some of the people standing in the audience... Continue Reading →

April 13: Maundy Thursday

Scripture Matthew 26: 17-30 Today our scripture is the story of the Last Supper. It's the story we celebrate every time we have communion. It's the story of a man dining with his friends at the Passover meal. It's also... Continue Reading →

April 9-15: Holy Week- The “In Between”

Scripture: Matthew 26:14-27:66 Holy Week begins with the joy of Palm Sunday and the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem. It ends with the despair of Holy Saturday. Jesus' lifeless body is placed in a tomb after his death on... Continue Reading →

April 9: Palm Sunday

Today's text is the story of Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem. Once you have read the story ask God to open your heart and your mind to receive him in a new and special way this Holy Week.   Jesus... Continue Reading →

April 8: The Plan

Scripture: John 11:45-53 Our scripture passage from today follows the story of Jesus raising Lazarus to life. So after Jesus has raised his beloved friend Lazarus from death, many people come to believe in him as the messiah. But some... Continue Reading →

April 7: My Rock

Scripture: Psalm 18:1-7 "The Lord is my rock, my fortress, and my deliverer,     my God, my rock in whom I take refuge,     my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.  I call upon the Lord, who is worthy... Continue Reading →

April 6: A Nation

Scripture: Genesis 17:1-8 Abram was ninety-nine - Our scripture passage for today begins with a seemingly mundane detail. Yet, as we read on we hear the promises that God makes to Abram and we realize that his age is definitely... Continue Reading →

April 5: You Restore My Soul

Scripture: Psalm 23 I'm sure many of us are familiar with today's scripture. Psalm 23 has long been a favorite scripture for many people. It's peace and calm beckon us to the feet of Jesus our shepherd. Have you ever... Continue Reading →

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