Author: LIFE Runners

23 Mar Put to the Test (Wisdom 2:17)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. LIFE Minute radio. "Let us see whether his words be true; let us find out what will happen to him." ~ Wisdom 2:17 (full readings) Rosemary's Reflections: In college, I ran the...

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22 Mar Ex 32:8 (Usefulness) by Amanda Hicks

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. . "They have soon turned aside from the way I pointed out to them" ~ Ex 32:8 (full readings) . Amanda's Reflections: To worship is to love. What or Whom do we...

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21 Mar Jn 5:21 (I come to do your will) by Ron Meyer

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. “For just as the Father raises the dead and gives life so also does the Son give life to whomever he wishes.” ~ Jn 5:21 (full readings) . Ron's Reflections: We...

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20 Mar God’s Law vs. Man’s Laws (John 5:10)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided byLIFE Runners (FB).  Guest Authors. > "So the Jews said to the man who was cured, "It is the Sabbath, and it is not lawful for you to carry your mat.'" John 5:10 (full readings) > Rob's Reflections:   Today...

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19 Mar The Ultimate Yes Man (Mt 1:24)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners(FB).  Leaders.  Guest Authors. "When Joseph awoke, he did as the angel of the Lord had commanded him and took his wife into his home." ~ Mt 1:24 (full readings) Rich's Reflections:  Today's Gospel is about St. Joseph's "fiat", which means...

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16 Mar Practice What You Preach (Hosea 14:3)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. LIFE Minute radio. "Forgive all iniquity, and take what is good." ~ Hosea 14:3 (full readings) Steve's Reflections:  This past Sunday night I received word that our dear Friday devotion contributor Sr. Francelle...

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15 Mar Lk 11:14 (A House Divided) by Shane Kapler

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders.  Guest Authors. . "Jesus was driving out a demon that was mute, and when the demon had gone out, the mute man spoke and the crowds were amazed.” ~ Lk 11:14 (full...

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13 Mar Daniel 3:37 (We Are Reduced)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. > "For we are reduced, O Lord, beyond any other nation, brought low everywhere in the world this day because of our sins." ~ Daniel 3:37 (full readings) > Rob's Reflections:  In 1776, the...

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12 Mar Luke 4:28 (Off the Cliff)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. "When the people in the synagogue heard this, they were all filled with fury." ~ Luke 4:28 (full readings) Rich's Reflections: In today's Gospel, Jesus unfavorably compared the people of His hometown with foreigners in order to...

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09 Mar Matthew 21:42 (Unexpected Cornerstones)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. LIFE Minute radio. Jesus said to them, "Did you never read in the Scriptures: The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone; by the Lord has this been...

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08 Mar Jer 17:7-8 (Hope in the Lord) by Jenna Henry

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. LIFE Minute radio. "Blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD, whose hope is the LORD. He is like a tree planted beside the waters that stretches out its...

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07 Mar Psalm 31:14 (“plotting to take my life”) by Peggy Bowes

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. “I hear the whispers of the crowd, that frighten me from every side, as they consult together against me, plotting to take my life.” ~ Psalm 31:14 (full readings) Peggy's Reflections:  When I...

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06 Mar Isaiah 1:18 (There Is Always Hope)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. > "Come now, let us set things right, says the Lord. Though your sins be like scarlet, they may become white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they may become...

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05 Mar Luke 6:37 (Forgive to Give)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Leaders. Guest Authors. "Stop judging and you will not be judged. Stop condemning and you will not be condemned. Forgive and you will be forgiven." ~ Luke 6:37 (full readings) Rich's Reflections: In the Gospel today, Jesus commands us not to...

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02 Mar Ezekiel 18:21 (Thoroughly Emptied)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Guest Authors schedule. LIFE Minute radio. "But if the wicked man turns away from all the sins he has committed, if he keeps all my statutes and does what is just and...

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01 Mar Mt 7:12 (Value of Life) by Dr. Kevin Vost

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Upcoming Guest Authors. . "So, whatever you wish that men would do to you, do so to them; for this is the law and the prophets." ~ Mt 7:12 (full readings). . Kevin's Reflections: Many...

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29 Feb Lk 11:29 (belly of darkness) by Jean Noon

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Upcoming Guest Authors. . “No sign will be given except the sign of Jonah.” ~ Luke 11:29 (full readings) . Jean's Reflections: Jesus’ primary metaphor for the mystery of transformation is the sign of Jonah which points to a paradigm, the model of redemption...

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27 Feb Mt 25:40 (How do I love thee?)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Upcoming Guest Authors. . "And the king will say to them in reply, 'Amen, I say to you, whatever you did for one of these least brothers of mine, you did for me.'" ~ Matthew 25:40 (full readings) . Rich's Reflections: In today's...

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24 Feb Isaiah 58:2 (Fighting for a Wounded Nation)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Guest Authors schedule. LIFE Minute radio. . "They seek me day after day, and desire to know my ways, like a nation that has done what is just and not abandoned the law...

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23 Feb Dt 30:15 (Life or death?) by Stephen Schmidt

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Upcoming Guest Authors. "Moses said to the people: "Today I have set before you life and prosperity, death and doom.” ~ Dt 30:15 (full readings) Stephen's Reflections: As I thought about today’s readings, I considered that the choice offered...

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22 Feb 2 Cor 6:1-2 (Receive) by Whitney Compton

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Upcoming Guest Authors. "Working together, then, we appeal to you not to receive the grace of God in vain.  For he says: 'In an acceptable time I heard you, and on the day...

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21 Feb Mark 9:35-37 (Receive the Child)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Upcoming Guest Authors. "Then he sat down, called the twelve, and said to them, 'If anyone wishes to be first, he shall be last of all and servant of all.' Taking a child...

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20 Feb James 3:13 (Lesson for the Wise)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Upcoming Guest Authors. "Who among you is wise and understanding? Let him show his works by a good life in the humility that comes from wisdom." ~ James 3:13 (full readings) . Rich's Reflections:  In today's reading, James invites people who are supposedly...

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17 Feb Mark 8:38 (Not Negotiable)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Guest Authors schedule. LIFE Minute radio. "Whoever is ashamed of me and of my words in this faithless and sinful generation, the Son of Man will be ashamed of when he comes...

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16 Feb Mark 8:33 (from the Cross) by Deacon Sam Lee

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion(FB), provided by LIFE Runners(FB). Guest Authors schedule. LIFE Minute radio. . “At this he turned around and, looking at his disciples, rebuked Peter and said, ‘Get behind me, Satan. You are thinking not as God does, but as human beings do.’”...

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15 Feb James 1:19-21 (slow to anger) by Travis Benson

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Guest Authors schedule. LIFE Minute radio. "Know this, my dear brothers and sisters: everyone should be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger for anger does not accomplish the righteousness of God. Therefore, put away...

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13 Feb Mark 8:12 (Sign of Love)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion(FB), provided by LIFE Runners(FB). Guest Authors schedule. LIFE Minute radio. "He sighed from the depth of his spirit and said, 'Why does this generation seek a sign? Amen, I say to you, no sign will be given to this generation.'" ~ Mark 8:12 (full...

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10 Feb Mark 7:37 (Use Your Voice)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Guest Authors schedule. LIFE Minute radio. They were exceedingly astonished and they said, "He has done all things well. He makes the deaf hear and the mute speak." ~ Mark 7:37 (full readings) Rosemary's...

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09 Feb Psalm 106:3 (where do we turn?) by Jeff Bishop

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Guest Authors schedule. LIFE Minute radio. "Blessed are they who observe what is right and do always what is just." ~ Psalm 106:3 (full readings) Jeff's Reflections: As a student, I had been in many heated debates in...

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08 Feb Mk 7:14-16 (Choose Love) by Justin Weiler

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Upcoming Guest Authors. “Here me, all of you, and understand.  Nothing that enters one from outside can defile that person; but the things that come from within are what defile." ~ Mk 7:14-16 (full readings) Justin's Reflections: Sinning is a personal decision.  Selfishness...

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06 Feb Mark 6:56 (Touch of Faith)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Guest Authors schedule. LIFE Minute radio. "Whatever villages or towns or countryside he entered, they laid the sick in the marketplaces and begged him that they might touch only the tassel on his...

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03 Feb Psalm 18:31 (Komen – Higher Standard)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Guest Authors schedule. LIFE Minute radio. "God's way is unerring, the promise of the LORD is fire-tried; he is a shield to all who take refuge in him." ~ Psalm 18:31  (full readings) Steve's...

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30 Jan Mark 5:12 (When Evil Returns)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners(FB). Guest Authors schedule. LIFE Minute radio. "And they pleaded with him, 'Send us into the swine. Let us enter them.'" ~ Mark 5:12 (full readings) Rich's Reflections: In today's Gospel, Jesus cast out...

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27 Jan Psalm 51:3 (Bloody Sunday)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Guest Authors schedule. LIFE Minute radio. "Have mercy on me, God, in accord with your merciful love; in your abundant compassion blot out my transgressions." ~ Psalm 51:3  (full readings) Steve's Reflections: This past...

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26 Jan 2 Tim 1:1-8 (Go Out!) by Brian Westbrook

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Guest Authors schedule. LIFE Minute radio. "So do not be ashamed of your testimony to our Lord, nor of me, a prisoner for his sake; but bear your share of hardship for the...

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25 Jan Acts 22:14-16 (Why Wait?) by Karla Lang

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Upcoming Guest Authors. "The God of our fathers appointed you to know his will, to see the Just One and to hear a voice from his mouth; for you will be a witness of him to all men...

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23 Jan Mark 3:29 (Everlasting Sin)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Guest Authors schedule.LIFE Minute radio. "But whoever blasphemes against the holy Spirit will never have forgiveness, but is guilty of an everlasting sin." ~ Mark 3:29 (full readings) Rich's Reflections: In today's Gospel, Jesus defines the unforgivable sin as blasphemy against the...

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20 Jan Mark 3:13 (The Mountain)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Guest Authors schedule. LIFE Minute radio. "Jesus went up the mountain and summoned those whom he wanted and they came to him." ~ Mark 3:13  (full readings) Steve's Reflections: This weekend a contingent of LIFE...

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19 Jan Ps 56:2-3 (In God We Trust) by Kathryn Lopez

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Guest Authors schedule. LIFE Minute radio. . "In God I trust; I shall not fear." Ps 56:2-3 (full readings) Kathryn's Reflections: As Washington, D.C. begins to fill up with students, activists, and other concerned citizens to...

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18 Jan 1 Sam 17:47 (Safe in the Womb) by Kathy Forck

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Upcoming Guest Authors. “and that all this assembly may know that the Lord does not deliver by sword or by spear; for the battle is the Lord's and He will give you into our hands.” ~ 1 Sam 17:47 (full readings) Kathy's Reflections: Today...

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16 Jan Mark 2:22 (Shed Your Skin)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners(FB). Guest Authors schedule. LIFE Minute radio. "Likewise, no one pours new wine into old wineskins. Otherwise, the wine will burst the skins, and both the wine and the skins are ruined. Rather,...

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12 Jan Mark 2:4-5 (No Man Left Behind)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Guest Authors schedule. LIFE Minute radio. . "Unable to get near Jesus because of the crowd, they opened up the roof above him. After they had broken through, they let down the mat...

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12 Jan 1 Sam 4:5 (Resounding the Eucharist) by Diane Overmann

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Upcoming Guest Authors. “When the ark of the Lord arrived in the camp, all Israel shouted so loudly that the earth resounded.” ~ 1 Sam 4:5 (full readings) . Diane's Reflections: These people shouted so loudly that the earth resounded.  This was their amazing...

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11 Jan 1 Sam 3:9-10 (for your servant is listening) by Royce Hood

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners(FB). Guest Authors schedule. LIFE Minute radio. When Samuel went to sleep in his place, the LORD came and revealed his presence, calling out as before, "Samuel, Samuel!" Samuel answered, "Speak, for your servant is listening." ~ 1...

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09 Jan Mark 1:11 (The Baptism of the Lord)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners(FB). Guest Authors schedule. LIFE Minute radio. "And a voice came from the heavens, 'You are my beloved Son; with you I am well pleased.'" ~ Mark 1:11 (full readings) Rich's Reflections: If...

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06 Jan 1 John 5:12 (First things First)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Guest Authors schedule. LIFE Minute radio. "Whoever possesses the Son has life...

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05 Jan 1 John 3:18 (Love is an Action) by Fr. Jonathan

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Upcoming Guest Authors. "Children, let us love not in word or speech but in deed and truth." ~ 1 John 3:18 (full readings) Fr. Jonathan's Reflections: There is a saying that “Love has legs”…in other words, the very essence of...

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04 Jan 1 John 3:10 (Love as He Loves) by Kevin McNicholas

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided by LIFE Runners (FB). Upcoming Guest Authors. “No one who fails to act in righteousness belongs to God, nor anyone who does not love his brother.” ~ 1 John 3:10 (full readings) Kevin's Reflections: What does it mean to “act in righteousness” and “love [our]...

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03 Jan 1 John 3:1 (Knowing Him)

Welcome God now with this LIFE Group Devotion (FB), provided byLIFE Runners (FB). Upcoming Guest Authors. "See what love the Father has bestowed on us that we may be called the children of God. Yet so we are. The reason the world does not know us...

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