March 28th: Mine
Pastor Clark has our Wilderness Word for the day: Mine! Remember when God says, “Y’all are mine!” in our Lenten series from A Sanctified Art LLC. The scripture is Jeremiah 32:38:
They shall be my people, and I will be their God.
March 27th: Grace
Doris shares today's Word for the Wilderness, "grace," in our Lenten series from A Sanctified Art LLC. The scripture is Ephesians 2:8-9:
For by grace you have been saved through faith, and this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God— not the result of works, so that no one may boast.
March 26th: My Sibling's Keeper
Debby shares today's Words for the Wilderness, "my sibling's keeper," in our Lenten series by A Sanctified Art LLC. The scripture is Genesis 4:8-10:
Cain said to his brother Abel, ‘Let us go out to the field.’ And when they were in the field, Cain rose up against his brother Abel and killed him. Then the Lord said to Cain, ‘Where is your brother Abel?’ He said, ‘I do not know; am I my brother’s keeper?’ And the Lord said, ‘What have you done? Listen; your brother’s blood is crying out to me from the ground!
March 25th: Steadfast
Francie shares today's Word for the Wilderness, "steadfast," in our Lenten series from A Sanctified Art LLC. The scripture is Psalm 31:14-16:
But I trust in you, O Lord;
I say, ‘You are my God.’
My times are in your hand;
deliver me from the hand of my enemies and persecutors.
Let your face shine upon your servant;
save me in your steadfast love.
March 24th: To the End
Francie shares today's Words for the Wilderness, "to the end," in our Lenten series from A Sanctified Art LLC. The scripture is John 13:1:
Again he asked them, ‘For whom are you looking?’ And they said, ‘Jesus of Nazareth.’ Jesus answered, ‘I told you that I am he. So if you are looking for me, let these men go.’Now before the festival of the Passover, Jesus knew that his hour had come to depart from this world and go to the Father. Having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end.
March 23rd: Who?
Debby shares with us today's Word for the Wilderness, "Who?" from our Lenten series by A Sanctified Art LLC. The scripture is John 18:7-8:
Again he asked them, ‘For whom are you looking?’ And they said, ‘Jesus of Nazareth.’ Jesus answered, ‘I told you that I am he. So if you are looking for me, let these men go.’
March 21st: I am with you
Lois shares our wilderness words, I am with you, A Sanctified Art LLC. The scripture is Psalm 23:
The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want.
He makes me lie down in green pastures;
he leads me beside still waters;
he restores my soul.
He leads me in right paths
for his name’s sake.
Even though I walk through the darkest valley,
I fear no evil;
for you are with me;
your rod and your staff—
they comfort me.
You prepare a table before me
in the presence of my enemies;
you anoint my head with oil;
my cup overflows.
Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me
all the days of my life,
and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord
my whole life long.
March 20th: Boldly
Megan-Drew "boldly" shares today's Word for the Wilderness in our Lenten series from A Sanctified Art LLC. The scripture is John 19:38-40:
After these things, Joseph of Arimathea, who was a disciple of Jesus, though a secret one because of his fear of the Jews, asked Pilate to let him take away the body of Jesus. Pilate gave him permission; so he came and removed his body. Nicodemus, who had at first come to Jesus by night, also came, bringing a mixture of myrrh and aloes, weighing about a hundred pounds. They took the body of Jesus and wrapped it with the spices in linen cloths, according to the burial custom of the Jews.
March 19th: New
Patti shares our "new" Word for the Wilderness from our Lenten series by A Sanctified Art LLC. The scripture is Isaiah 65:17, 20:
For I am about to create new heavens
and a new earth;
the former things shall not be remembered
or come to mind.
No more shall there be in it
an infant that lives but a few days,
or an old person who does not live out a lifetime;
for one who dies at a hundred years will be considered a youth,
and one who falls short of a hundred will be considered accursed.
March 18th: Mortal
Debby shares about feeling "mortal" in today's Words for the Wilderness in our Lenten series from A Sanctified Art LLC. The scripture is Ezekiel 37:3:
He said to me, ‘Mortal, can these bones live?’ I answered, ‘O Lord God, you know.’
March 17th: Heart
Pastor Clark has "heart" in today's Word for the Wilderness, our Lenten series from A Sanctified Art LLC. The scripture is Ezekiel 36:26-28:
A new heart I will give you, and a new spirit I will put within you; and I will remove from your body the heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh. I will put my spirit within you, and make you follow my statutes and be careful to observe my ordinances. Then you shall live in the land that I gave to your ancestors; and you shall be my people, and I will be your God.
March 16th: The Light
Francie shares "the light" in today's Words for the Wilderness in our Lenten series from A Sanctified Art LLC. The scripture is Ephesians 5:8-9:
For once you were darkness, but now in the Lord you are light. Live as children of light— for the fruit of the light is found in all that is good and right and true.
March 15th: All
Doris shares "all" about our Words for the Wilderness this morning, our next installment in our Lenten series from A Sanctified Art LLC. The scripture is 1 Corinthians 10:1-4:
I do not want you to be unaware, brothers and sisters, that our ancestors were all under the cloud, and all passed through the sea, and all were baptized into Moses in the cloud and in the sea, and all ate the same spiritual food, and all drank the same spiritual drink. For they drank from the spiritual rock that followed them, and the rock was Christ.
March 14th: Multiplied
Patti Grayson shares the Word from the Wilderness - MULTIPLIED - from A Sanctified Art LLC for today, March 14th. The scripture is Psalm 40:5:
You have multiplied, O Lord my God,
your wondrous deeds and your thoughts towards us;
none can compare with you.
Were I to proclaim and tell of them,
they would be more than can be counted.
March 13th: Surrounded
JeanAnn shares how it feels to be "surrounded" in today's Words for the Wilderness from A Sanctified Art LLC. The scripture is Hebrews 12:1:
Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight and the sin that clings so closely, and let us run with perseverance the race that is set before us,
March 12th: Healed
Megan-Drew shares about being "healed" in today's Words for the Wilderness from A Sanctified Art LLC. The scripture is Luke 7:7:
therefore I did not presume to come to you. But only speak the word, and let my servant be healed.
March 11th: Peace
Lois shares "peace" for today's Words for the Wilderness in our Lenten series from A Sanctified Art LLC. The scripture is Luke 24:36-40:
While they were talking about this, Jesus himself stood among them and said to them, ‘Peace be with you.’ They were startled and terrified, and thought that they were seeing a ghost. He said to them, ‘Why are you frightened, and why do doubts arise in your hearts? Look at my hands and my feet; see that it is I myself. Touch me and see; for a ghost does not have flesh and bones as you see that I have.’ And when he had said this, he showed them his hands and his feet.
March 10th: Jerusalem
Pastor Clark takes us to "Jerusalem" for today's Words for the Wilderness in our Lenten series from A Sanctified Art LLC. The scripture is Mark 10:33-34:
‘See, we are going up to Jerusalem, and the Son of Man will be handed over to the chief priests and the scribes, and they will condemn him to death; then they will hand him over to the Gentiles; they will mock him, and spit upon him, and flog him, and kill him; and after three days he will rise again.’
March 9th: Filled
Patti Grayson shares about feeling "filled" for today's Words for the Wilderness in our Lenten series from A Sanctified Art LLC. The scripture is Exodus 16:11-12:
The Lord spoke to Moses and said, ‘I have heard the complaining of the Israelites; say to them, “At twilight you shall eat meat, and in the morning you shall have your fill of bread; then you shall know that I am the Lord your God.” ’
March 8th: Water Will Come
Lois shares the A Sanctified Art LLC Words from the Wilderness for today, March 8th - Water Will Come. The scripture is Exodus 17:5-6:
The Lord said to Moses, ‘Go on ahead of the people, and take some of the elders of Israel with you; take in your hand the staff with which you struck the Nile, and go. I will be standing there in front of you on the rock at Horeb. Strike the rock, and water will come out of it, so that the people may drink.’ Moses did so, in the sight of the elders of Israel.
March 7th: Gone Astray
Megan-Drew shares about feeling "gone astray" for today's Words for the Wilderness from A Sanctified Art LLC. The scripture is Matthew 18:12-14:
What do you think? If a shepherd has a hundred sheep, and one of them has gone astray, does he not leave the ninety-nine on the mountains and go in search of the one that went astray? And if he finds it, truly I tell you, he rejoices over it more than over the ninety-nine that never went astray. So it is not the will of your Father in heaven that one of these little ones should be lost.
March 6th: Shadows
On this grey and rainy day, Debby speaks to us about "shadows" for our Words for the Wilderness Lenten series from A Sanctified Art LLC. The scripture is John 12:35:
Jesus said to them, ‘The light is with you for a little longer. Walk while you have the light, so that the darkness may not overtake you. If you walk in the darkness, you do not know where you are going.
March 5th: Complete
Francie shares her "complete" thoughts for today's Words for the Wilderness in our Lenten series from A Sanctified Art LLC. The scripture is 2 John 1:12:
Although I have much to write to you, I would rather not use paper and ink; instead I hope to come to you and talk with you face to face, so that our joy may be complete.
March 4th: Look Up
Doris Slagle reminds us to "Look Up" in today's Words for the Wilderness, our Lenten series from A Sanctified Art LLC. The scripture is Psalm 121:1-2:
I lift up my eyes to the hills—
from where will my help come?
My help comes from the Lord,
who made heaven and earth.
March 3rd: Loose the Bonds of Injustice
Debby shares more about how God calls us to "loose the bonds of injustice" in today's Words for the Wilderness from A Sanctified Art LLC. The scripture is Isaiah 58:6-8a:
Is not this the fast that I choose:
to loose the bonds of injustice,
to undo the thongs of the yoke,
to let the oppressed go free,
and to break every yoke?
Is it not to share your bread with the hungry,
and bring the homeless poor into your house;
when you see the naked, to cover them,
and not to hide yourself from your own kin?
Then your light shall break forth like the dawn,
and your healing shall spring up quickly;
March 2nd: A Promise
Pastor Clark shares "a promise" as part of our Lenten Words for the Wilderness from A Sanctified Art LLC. The scripture is Isaiah 42:16b:
I will turn the darkness before them into light,
the rough places into level ground.
These are the things I will do,
and I will not forsake them.
March 1st: Morning
Patti Grayson shares the Word for the Wilderness - morning - from A Sanctified Art LLC. The scripture is Psalm 143:8:
Let me hear of your steadfast love in the morning,
for in you I put my trust.
Teach me the way I should go,
for to you I lift up my soul.
February 29th: The Builder
Megan-Drew shares today's Words from the Wilderness from A Sanctified Art LLC. Our phrase today is "The Builder" from Hebrews 3:4:
(For every house is built by someone, but the builder of all things is God.)
February 28th: Forgive
Patti Grayson shares today’s Word for the Wilderness from A Sanctified Art LLC. Our phrase today is "Forgive" from Psalm 130: 1-4:
Out of the depths I cry to you, O Lord.
Lord, hear my voice!
Let your ears be attentive
to the voice of my supplications!
If you, O Lord, should mark iniquities,
Lord, who could stand?
But there is forgiveness with you,
so that you may be revered.
February 27th: The Cause
Debby Heatwole joins us for our Words for the Wilderness from A Sanctified Art LLC. Our phrase today is "the cause" from Psalm 146:7-8:
who executes justice for the oppressed;
who gives food to the hungry.
The Lord sets the prisoners free;
the Lord opens the eyes of the blind.
The Lord lifts up those who are bowed down;
the Lord loves the righteous.
February 26th: Tempted
Pastor Clark is kicking off our Words for the Wilderness series from A Sanctified Art LLC this Ash Wednesday with "Tempted" from Matthew 4:1:
Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil.