– week 2 –
Scripture Reading: Philippians 3:17- 4:1
St. Paul says that enemies of the cross worship the flesh, and “their god is the belly.”
When we choose to follow Christ, his Holy Spirit teaches us to leave worldly things behind and worship him alone. When we make small sacrifices during Lent, we choose to put Jesus first and prioritize him above other things we might enjoy. He will help us stand firm for his glory!
But our citizenship is in heaven, and it is from there that we are expecting a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ.
“Every Drop Counts“
Place your Wells of Salvation cup near the bathroom sink, kitchen sink or water dispenser at home. Encourage each family member to place a few coins in the collection cup every time they get a drink, wash their hands or wash the dishes.
Landlocked Malawi is among the least developed nations in the world, and more than half of the population lives below the poverty line.
(CIA World Factbook)
People such as Agnes Mwanja fight a constant battle to obtain necessities, such as water to drink.
Dear Lord, you make it possible for us to overcome the temptations in this world. Though we still struggle at times, we thank you for the guidance your Holy Spirit continues to provide. We worship you alone and desire your glory above all else. May you be exalted as we fast, pray and serve the poor in your name. Amen.