Sunday, February 25: “Knowing God’s Satisfaction”
Second Sunday in Lent
“I Am the Bread of Life” – Knowing God’s Satisfaction
How can we experience Jesus as a source of satisfaction? How do we keep from being consumed by our appetites? When we worry that the satisfaction we have now may one day run out, we are challenged to rest in the truth and fullness of Jesus’ promise when he said, “I am the Bread of Life. Come to me and never be hungry.” Come and (re)discover the source of our contentment in this life and the next!
We all need guidance; sometimes we realize this, and sometimes we don’t. What does it mean to seek God’s guidance willingly? What does it mean to be open to God’s direction when we don’t think we need to change direction? God’s desire to give direction to us is central in Jesus’ words, “I am the light of the world.”
Sunday, February 18: “Knowing the Great ‘I Am’”
First Sunday in Lent
Just as God spoke to Moses, God wants to speak to us. When life pressures us to care more for things than for God, remember that Jesus said, “I am the Bread of Life.” When we feel puzzled about which choices are right, we can ask for guidance from the one who said, “I am the Light of the World.” When we feel vulnerable and lost, we can find comfort in knowing that we are continuously being sought by the one who said, “I am the Good Shepherd. Come to me.” When we feel powerless and weary, we can find power offered to us by the one who said, “I am the True Vine. Abide in me.” Come and begin the journey with us…