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Recent Devotionals

Lent 2 – Psalm 6

Read Psalm 6

O Lord, don’t rebuke me in your anger
or discipline me in your rage.
Have compassion on me, Lord, for I am weak.
Heal me, Lord, for my bones are in agony.
I am sick at heart.
How long, O Lord, until you restore me?

The Lord has heard my plea;
the Lord will answer my prayer.
Psalm 6:1-3, 9

In distress or illness we can call out to God for relief, even if we are just reaping what we sow. As we turn back to God, we can wait expectantly for his deliverance, because of his unfailing love for us. Listen as Jason digs into this Psalm of David.

Ash Wednesday – Psalm 32

Read Psalm 32:1-7

Finally, I confessed all my sins to you
and stopped trying to hide my guilt.
I said to myself, “I will confess my rebellion to the Lord.”
And you forgave me! All my guilt is gone.
Psalm 32:5 (NLT)

Lent is a season of penitent reflection, making sure our lives are aligned with God’s will. God’s forgiveness brings joy, but stubborn denial of sin on our part has physical and emotional consequences, along with the spiritual consequences. Listen as Jason works through Psalm 32 on this Ash Wednesday.

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Chicago Hope Church

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We are partnering with Chicago Hope Academy to bring our mission of hope and the message of the Gospel to students, families and the surrounding community. We invite you to be a part of growing disciples for Jesus. For more information visit our website at chicagohopechurch.org.

LUKE Ministry

LUKE (Lutheran Urban Kingdom Expansion) Ministry is a Chicago urban renewal initiative. The goal is to partner with Lutheran congregations in urban Chicago and unite them in building holistic, transformational disciple-making communities who are living on mission with God through Word and Sacrament ministry.

Visit LUKE's website to learn more about this amazing ministry!