Great Plains Daily Devotional for 04/07/2014

Today please be in prayer for

Caney UMC
Parsons District
Smith Center UMC
Hays District
Blue River District

Today's Lectionary Text

5th Sunday in Lent - Purple
 
Ezekiel 37:1-14
Psalm 130
Romans 8:6-11
John 11:1-45
 

Today's Devotional

1 John 3:11-18

11 For this is the message you have heard from the beginning, that we should love one another. 12We must not be like Cain who was from the evil one and murdered his brother. And why did he murder him? Because his own deeds were evil and his brother’s righteous. 13Do not be astonished, brothers and sisters, that the world hates you. 14We know that we have passed from death to life because we love one another. Whoever does not love abides in death. 15All who hate a brother or sister are murderers, and you know that murderers do not have eternal life abiding in them. 16We know love by this, that he laid down his life for us—and we ought to lay down our lives for one another. 17How does God’s love abide in anyone who has the world’s goods and sees a brother or sister in need and yet refuses help?

18 Little children, let us love, not in word or speech, but in truth and action.

 

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