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Tuesday after Invocavit Sunday

Posted on February 20, 2024 by Pastor Dulas in Devotions
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Scripture: St. Luke 4:1-15 (NKJV)   4:1 Then Jesus, being filled with the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness, 2 being tempted for forty days by the devil. And in those days He ate nothing, and afterward, when they had ended, He was hungry.   3…

Monday after Invocavit Sunday

Posted on February 19, 2024 by Pastor Dulas in Devotions
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Scripture: St. Luke 22:24-32 (NKJV)   22:24 Now there was also a dispute among them, as to which of them should be considered the greatest. 25 And He said to them, “The kings of the Gentiles exercise lordship over them, and those who exercise authority over them are called ‘benefactors.’ 26 But not so among…

Fourth Day of Lent

Posted on February 17, 2024 by Pastor Dulas in Devotions
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Scripture: Proverbs 25:8-22 (NKJV)   25:8 Do not go hastily to court; For what will you do in the end, when your neighbor has put you to shame?   9 Debate your case with your neighbor, and do not disclose the secret to another;   10 Lest he who hears it expose your shame, and…

Third Day of Lent

Posted on February 16, 2024 by Pastor Dulas in Devotions
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Scripture: Proverbs 6:12-19 (NKJV)   6:12 A worthless person, a wicked man, walks with a perverse mouth;   13 He winks with his eyes, he shuffles his feet, he points with his fingers;   14 Perversity is in his heart, he devises evil continually, he sows discord.   15 Therefore his calamity shall come suddenly;…

Second Day of Lent

Posted on February 15, 2024 by Pastor Dulas in Devotions
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Scripture: Galatians 5:5-14 (NKJV)   5:5 For we through the Spirit eagerly wait for the hope of righteousness by faith. 6 For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision avails anything, but faith working through love.   7 You ran well. Who hindered you from obeying the truth? 8 This persuasion does not come from…

First Day of Lent, Ash Wednesday

Posted on February 14, 2024 by Pastor Dulas in Devotions
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Scripture: Joel 2:12-19 (NKJV)   2:12 “Now, therefore,” says the Lord, “Turn to Me with all your heart, with fasting, with weeping, and with mourning.”   13 So rend your heart, and not your garments; Return to the Lord your God, for He is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness; And…

Tuesday after Quinquagesima Sunday

Posted on February 13, 2024 by Pastor Dulas in Devotions
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Scripture: St. John 14:21-24 (NKJV)   14:21 “He who has My commandments and keeps them, it is he who loves Me. And he who loves Me will be loved by My Father, and I will love him and manifest Myself to him.”   22 Judas (not Iscariot) said to Him, “Lord, how is it that…

Monday after Quinquagesima Sunday

Posted on February 12, 2024 by Pastor Dulas in Devotions
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Scripture: St. Mark 10:35-45 (NKJV)   10:35 Then James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came to Him, saying, “Teacher, we want You to do for us whatever we ask.”   36 And He said to them, “What do you want Me to do for you?”   37 They said to Him, “Grant us that we may sit,…

Saturday after Sexagesima Sunday

Posted on February 10, 2024 by Pastor Dulas in Devotions
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Scripture: Jeremiah 11:1-7 (NKJV)   11:1 The word that came to Jeremiah from the LORD, saying, 2 “Hear the words of this covenant, and speak to the men of Judah and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem; 3 and say to them, ‘Thus says the LORD God of Israel: “Cursed is the man who does not obey the…

Festival of St. Cyril of Alexandria, Bishop, Confessor, and Doctor

Posted on February 9, 2024 by Pastor Dulas in Devotions
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Scripture: St. Matthew 5:13-19 (NKJV)   5:13 “You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men.   14 “You are the light of the world. A city that is set on…