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Shaped by God - Tuesday, March 28 - Lenten Devotional 2017

Shaped by God
Tuesday, March 28
Lectionary

Colossians 1:9-14 (NRSV)
For this reason, since the day we heard it, we have not ceased praying for you and asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of God's will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding, so that you may lead lives worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing to him, as you bear fruit in every good work and as you grow in the knowledge of God. May you be made strong with all the strength that comes from his glorious power, and may you be prepared to endure everything with patience, while joyfully giving thanks to the Father, who has enabled you to share in the inheritance of the saints in the light. He has rescued us from the power of darkness and transferred us into the kingdom of his beloved Son, in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins.

REFLECTION:

  • What does Paul mean by a life "worthy of the Lord"?
  • Where does the strength come from?
  • What allows us to endure in life?
  • Reflect on this passage, asking God for strength and power for this day.

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