Lent, Week Two: February 18-24

Sunday, February 18

Read Scripture: Psalm 25:4-5

Sit prayerfully in silence with the Lord and meditate (with the BREAD acronym or simply quietly on your own)

Prayer Prompt

Pray for Reach Church, Seattle, and the lost in our region — that all might come to know the saving grace of our Lord Jesus Christ

Monday, February 19

Read Scripture: Psalm 25:4-5; Matthew 4:1-11

Explanation + Reflection

When we are tempted, there is a real battle for us to give into our appetites. Hunger is important; what we feed ourselves when hungry is vital.

Journal Prompt

What are you hungry for with God?

Tuesday, February 20

Read Scripture: Psalm 25:4-5; Micah 7:7

Explanation + Reflection

We wait in expectant hope in the Lord; we feel hunger for Jesus that will be satisfied!

Journal Prompt

When you think about what your hunger is with God, what is your prayer in your waiting?

Wednesday, February 21

Join Prayer + Worship today from Noon-1pm

In-person at the Reach Offices or tune in on your lunch hour via our livestream on YouTube.

Read Scripture: Psalm 25:4-5; Psalm 63

Explanation + Reflection

Because of who God is, there is a part of our very creation that longs for Him. May we be people who seek Him and give Him glory and praise for who He is.

Journal Prompt

Take some time to journal a prayer asking the Lord to stir a longing in you for Him and for His grace to meet that longing.

Thursday, February 22

Read Scripture: Psalm 22:23-31, Romans 3:21-24

Explanation + Reflection

God is so very near and is worthy of remembrance and praise. He sent His son Jesus to die for us as the ultimate answer to the sin that separates us from Him.

Journal Prompt

What do you think about God’s free gift of grace and love? Is it easy or hard to accept that it’s free?

Friday, February 23

Read Scripture: Psalm 25:4-5; Psalm 33:20-22

Explanation + Reflection

These verses are about leading and longing. As we trust Him, we allow His leading more in our lives; as we long for Him, we trust that He is good and fulfills all our desires.

Journal Prompt

What ways do you struggle with trusting the Lord enough to lead you and to meet your longings?

Saturday, February 24

Read Scripture: Psalm 25:4-5; Mark 9:14-27

Explanation + Reflection

We witness a father desperate for God to help his unbelief. Our hunger for God can be in places where we feel desperation for His presence.

Journal Prompt

What is an area you want to believe God to move in and also need Him to increase your faith and help you with unbelief?