March 5, 2021

Lynn Daily Devotion

Dear Trinity Families, Here is your Daily Devotion       There is a struggle of cosmic proportions going on in Lent, in the Word, and in us. God’s law has the enormous power to kill, to condemn, and to curse. There is no cure for its curses. Mankind has no power to no escape from its condemnation.  Worse, our …

March 4, 2021

Lynn Daily Devotion

Dear Trinity Families, Here is your Daily Devotion        People in Jesus’ day forgot what the temple was. It was God’s house. It was a place to be in God’s presence, to pray, and to sacrifice. Remember that, as a boy, Jesus had gone to the temple courts to be about his Father’s business? It had changed. It …

March 3, 2021

Lynn Daily Devotion

Dear Trinity Families, Here is your Daily Devotion           These are the commandments of the Lord our God. These are not suggestions or opinions. These are commands; there is judgment in store for anyone who breaks them. Fear of punishment can be a powerful motivator to obey. Think of how freely people break the speed limit. …

March 2, 2021

Lynn Daily Devotion

Dear Trinity Families, Here is your WELS Devotion   [Jesus] spoke plainly about [his suffering], and Peter took him aside and began to rebuke him. But when Jesus turned and looked at his disciples, he rebuked Peter. Mark 8:32,33 Unanswered Prayers Have you ever wanted something so badly—prayed for something passionately—only to discover later in life how thankful you ought …

March 1, 2021

Lynn Daily Devotion

Dear Trinity Families, Here is your WELS Daily Devotion [Jesus] then began to teach [his disciples] that the Son of Man must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders, the chief priests and the teachers of the law, and that he must be killed and after three days rise again. Mark 8:31 Bucket List Do you have a …

February 28, 2021

Lynn Daily Devotion

Dear Trinity Families, Here is your WELS Devotion   Jacob had a dream in which he saw a stairway resting on the earth, with its top reaching to heaven, and the angels of God were ascending and descending on it. There above it stood the LORD, and he said, “I am the LORD, the God of your father Abraham and …

February 27, 2021

Lynn Daily Devotion

Dear Trinity Families, Here is your WELS Devotion The angel of the LORD called to Abraham from heaven a second time and said, “I swear by myself, declares the LORD, that because you have done this and have not withheld your son, your only son, I will surely bless you and make your descendants as numerous as the stars in …

February 25, 2021

Lynn Daily Devotion

Dear Trinity Families, Here is WELS Devotion After John was put in prison, Jesus went into Galilee, proclaiming the good news of God. Mark 1:14 Optimistic Love A painkiller. That’s what 19th Century philosopher Karl Marx called religion. He saw Christianity as a cop-out. A way for people to avoid the hardships of current reality by doping up on the …

February 24, 2021

Lynn Daily Devotion

Dear Trinity Families, Here is WELS Devotion He was in the wilderness forty days, being tempted by Satan. He was with the wild animals, and angels attended him. Mark 1:13 Attentive Love Imagine coming home from a hard day. You call a friend, talk to your spouse, or pour out your heart to your mom or dad. You are hoping …

February 23, 2021

Lynn Daily Devotion

Dear Trinity Families, Here is WELS Devotion He was in the wilderness forty days, being tempted by Satan. Mark 1:13 Sympathetic Love “Unless you’ve walked a mile in my shoes, you wouldn’t understand.” Have you ever had this thought? Every day we experience troubles, trials, and temptations. Every day, most people—even those closest to us—won’t know the half of it. …