Great Plains Daily Devotional for 03/28/2018

Today please be in prayer for

Omaha Water's Edge UMC
Missouri River District
Nehawka: First UMC
Weeping Water UMC
Missouri River District
Chaplain, Creighton University Medical Center
Missouri River District

Today's Lectionary Text

Wednesday of Holy Week - Purple, Red or Scarlet

Isaiah 50:4-9a
Psalm 70
Hebrews 12:1-3
John 13:21-32

Today's Devotional

1 Kings 19:1-9

 

19Ahab told Jezebel all that Elijah had done, and how he had killed all the prophets with the sword. 2Then Jezebel sent a messenger to Elijah, saying, ‘So may the gods do to me, and more also, if I do not make your life like the life of one of them by this time tomorrow.’ 3Then he was afraid; he got up and fled for his life, and came to Beer-sheba, which belongs to Judah; he left his servant there.

4 But he himself went a day’s journey into the wilderness, and came and sat down under a solitary broom tree. He asked that he might die: ‘It is enough; now, O Lord, take away my life, for I am no better than my ancestors.’ 5Then he lay down under the broom tree and fell asleep. Suddenly an angel touched him and said to him, ‘Get up and eat.’ 6He looked, and there at his head was a cake baked on hot stones, and a jar of water. He ate and drank, and lay down again. 7The angel of the Lord came a second time, touched him, and said, ‘Get up and eat, otherwise the journey will be too much for you.’ 8He got up, and ate and drank; then he went in the strength of that food for forty days and forty nights to Horeb the mount of God. 9At that place he came to a cave, and spent the night there.

Then the word of the Lord came to him, saying, ‘What are you doing here, Elijah?’

 

Shared Prayers

View Prayer Requests

Submit a Prayer Request

Prayer Life

 
This Week's Lectionary
 
This Week's Liturgical Color