Lent begins on Wednesday. As I explained in It’s not yet Thanksgiving, so let’s talk about Christmas, I find spiritual value in a season of meditation before our Christian celebrations, even though I’m evangelical. That said, the verses for the six weeks will revolve around the foundations of our faith. I will also include a reading for each week.

I’ll base our family readings on this classic, but will also post the corresponding scriptures.


Bondage in Israel


  • Page 106
  • Exodus 1:8-14, Exodus 5:6-17

Talking Point: We are slaves to sin like the Israelites were slaves in Eygpt.

Memory Verse: Jesus replied, “I tell you the truth, everyone who sins is a slave of sin.” John 8:34