Thursday, March 25 — Psalm 38:17–22
Esther 2:19–3:15; Romans 8:34–9:7
You have been my help. Do not cast me off, do not forsake me, O God of my salvation! Psalm 27:9
The criminal said, “Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom.” Jesus replied, “Truly I tell you, today you will be with me in Paradise.” Luke 23:42-43
Holy God, as we draw nearer to the cross during this Lenten season, we thank you for the great sacrifice you made for us. Like the penitent thief, we will one day join you in paradise. In Jesus’ name. Amen.