Category Archives: Quiet Devotions

Quiet Devotions is a daily devotional reading and prayer based one one of the assigned readings for the day by the daily lectionary.

Pentecost 16, Wednesday, Year B

Inspired by Psalm 119:169-176 “I have gone astray like a lost sheep; seek out your servant, for I do not forget your commandments.” Psalm 119:176 (NRSV) For many of us, following God is an important part of our identity. We … Continue reading

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Pentecost 16, Tuesday, Year B

Inspired by 1 Kings 13:11-25 “Then the other said to him, ‘I also am a prophet as you are, and an angel spoke to me by the word of the LORD: Bring him back with you into your house so … Continue reading

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Pentecost 16, Monday, Year B

Inspired by Romans 3:9-20 “Now we know that whatever the law says, it speaks to those who are under the law, so that every mouth may be silenced, and the whole world may be held accountable to God. For ‘no … Continue reading

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Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Year B

Inspired by Mark 8:27-38 “Those who are ashamed of me and of my words in this adulterous and sinful generation, of them the Son of Man will also be ashamed when he comes in the glory of the Father with … Continue reading

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Pentecost 16, Saturday, Year B

Inspired by Matthew 21:23-32 “[Jesus said to the chief priests and elders] ‘Did the baptism of John come from heaven, or was it of human origin?’ And they argued with one another, ‘If we say, “From heaven,” he will say … Continue reading

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Pentecost 16, Friday, Year B

Inspired by Psalm 116:1-9 “I walk before the LORD in the land of the living.” Psalm 116:9 (NRSV) Too often our Christian walk is concerned with securing our entrance into heaven when we die. The things and the people of … Continue reading

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Pentecost 16, Thursday, Year B

Inspired by Joshua 2:1-14 “Then Joshua son of Nun sent two men secretly from Shittim as spies, saying, ‘Go, view the land, especially Jericho.’ So they went, and entered the house of a prostitute whose name was Rahab, and spent … Continue reading

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Pentecost 15, Wednesday, Year B

Inspired by Matthew 17:14-21 “When they came to the crowd, a man came to [Jesus], knelt before him, and said, ‘Lord, have mercy on my son, for he is an epileptic and he suffers terribly; he often falls into the … Continue reading

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Pentecost 15, Tuesday, Year B

Inspired by Isaiah 38:10-20 “Surely it was for my welfare that I had great bitterness; but you have held back my life from the pit of destruction, for you have cast all my sins behind your back.” Isaiah 38:17 (NRSV) … Continue reading

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Pentecost 15, Monday, Year B

Inspired by Hebrews 11:29-12:2 “By faith the people passed through the Red Sea as if it were dry land, but when the Egyptians attempted to do so they were drowned. By faith the walls of Jericho fell after they had … Continue reading

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