Tagged: Holy Week

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Seeing the Extraordinary among the Ordinary

Do you ever look back at your life and think, “Where did the time go?!” Life seems to be flying by and it’s easy to get caught up in a routine. Drop the kids off; go to work; go home; go to bed. Even the more notable days like holidays, birthdays, and vacations blend into…

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Jesus Lives!a free Holy Week devotion for kids

Editor’s note: Today’s devotion is slightly adapted from a family devotion packet that accompanies the A Love That Never Dies family activity kit. CTA offers many other FREE children’s devotions in the Resource & Idea Center. Send them home for families to use in their personal devotions, use them in your Sunday school, or make them part of your…

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A Love That Never Diesa free Easter devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Today’s devotion is slightly adapted from the packet of sermon outlines that accompanies CTA’s Easter theme, A Love That Never Dies. You can use this sermon on Easter Sunday or in the church services, Bible studies, or the mid-week classes leading up to Resurrection Sunday. Visit CTA’s Resource & Idea Center to download…

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The Biggest Love of Alla free devotion for kids

Editor’s note: Today’s devotion is slightly adapted from a family devotion packet that accompanies the A Love That Never Dies family activity kit. CTA has written six FREE, reproducible Easter devotions just like this one. You can send them home for families to use in their personal devotions, use them in your Sunday school, or make them part of your Easter…

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Forsaken by the Fathera free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: This Easter season, CTA invites you to focus on God’s everlasting love. It’s a remarkable, undying love that brought us forgiveness through Jesus on that first Resurrection Day. Today’s devotion is an entry from the A Love That Never Dies devotional prayer journal. This devotion book, based on Jeremiah 31:3, takes readers through the forty…

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The Passion Story Paradoxa free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Just like in past Easter seasons, CTA is offering seven FREE sermon outlines this year. Use these resources in church services, Bible study, mid-week classes, or anywhere else you’d like to help prepare your worshipers for Resurrection Day. This year, the theme is A Love That Never Dies, based on Jeremiah 31:3. You’ll find the…

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Christ Is Risen! an Easter prayer

Editor’s note: This Easter prayer was written many decades ago by a faithful pastor, Walter E. Schuette, who has since gone to be with the Lord. His meditation on Jesus’ Easter sacrifice speaks powerfully to many of us at CTA and we hope it speaks to you, too! Read Matthew 28:1–15 and focus on the…

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The End of Starting Overa free Easter devotion for kids

Before you begin, write the words “The End” on one sheet of paper and the words “Start Over” on a second sheet. To begin, hold up your “The End” card and ask the children to read it. Think how often we say and think words like “the end” each day. We scoop the last spoonful…

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Joy!a free Easter devotion for this week’s meetings

Alleluia! Christ is risen! He is risen indeed! Alleluia! For centuries, in fact, for two thousand years, Christians have been sharing this joyful message with one another. In every language on earth, all year round, and most especially at Eastertime, we speak, sing, and even shout it: Christ is risen! Alleluia! It’s really true! But that creates…

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The Cross of Christa free devotion for Holy Week

Editor’s note: This week’s devotion was written by CTA author Tim Wesemann a few years ago. As you study the words this week, we pray that you will stand in awe at the splendor of our Savior—hanging on Calvary’s cross on Good Friday and gloriously rising on Easter morning. We welcome you to use this…

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