Great Plains Daily Devotional for 3/21/2022

Today please be in prayer for

Director of Admissions
Duke Divinity School
Kansas City District
Phillips Theological Seminary
Kansas City District
Kansas City Community Gardens
Kansas City District
Executive Director
Center of Grace
Kansas City District

Today's Lectionary Text

Isaiah 55:1-9  

Ho, everyone who thirsts,
    come to the waters;
and you that have no money,
    come, buy and eat!
Come, buy wine and milk
    without money and without price.
Why do you spend your money for that which is not bread,
    and your labor for that which does not satisfy?
Listen carefully to me, and eat what is good,
    and delight yourselves in rich food.
Incline your ear, and come to me;
    listen, so that you may live.
I will make with you an everlasting covenant,
    my steadfast, sure love for David.
See, I made him a witness to the peoples,
    a leader and commander for the peoples.
See, you shall call nations that you do not know,
    and nations that do not know you shall run to you,
because of the Lord your God, the Holy One of Israel,
    for he has glorified you.

Seek the Lord while he may be found,
    call upon him while he is near;
let the wicked forsake their way,
    and the unrighteous their thoughts;
let them return to the Lord, that he may have mercy on them,
    and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.
For my thoughts are not your thoughts,
    nor are your ways my ways, says the Lord.
For as the heavens are higher than the earth,
    so are my ways higher than your ways
    and my thoughts than your thoughts.


To paraphrase Danny Rojas from Ted Lasso, "Water is Life".

Some water is necessary for every form of life.  Villages and towns formed around wells and springs, the need for water is why the wells of past civilizations were gathering places to discuss important (or not so important) issues of the day.  

Have you experienced a time when you were literally without water or spiritually dry? We invite you to visit our Facebook page and share your thoughts on the lectionary verses. 



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