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Lent 2021: The Blood that Jesus Shed by Thedford Collins


“Drink ye all of it; For this my blood of the new testament, which is shed for many for the remission of sins.”

-Matthew 26:27b-28


March 29, 2021

The Blood That Jesus Shed

When I think of Lent/the Easter Season, I always think of the ultimate gift that God gave to us for the remission of sin. That he would allow His only Son to be killed for us is beyond anything my mind can conceive. But God did just that so we would always know there is hope for us. Do we sin? Yes. But this amazing gift says there is always the opportunity for redemption. This is a gift like no other. One of my favorite songs is ‘The Blood Will Never Lose Its Power.”

The blood that Jesus shed for me, Way back on Calvary;

The blood that gives me strength from day to day – It will never lose its power.

It reaches to the highest mountain,

It flows to the lowest valley –

The blood that gives me strength from day to day –It will never lose its power.

Knowing that I have that kind of power in my corner gives me all I need to be faithful to God and to live a life that can be seen by others as a testament to the goodness of the Father.

Prayer: Father, help me to live from day to day so others may see you in me, in Jesus’ name I pray. Amen

Steward Thedford Collins

Steward, Pro Temp


Lent 2021

The members and friends of Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church

have written their devotions and reflections on the impact of the season of Lent

in their lives. Each testimony in the booklet is a personal reflection of their experiences.

We welcome you on this journey with us as we discuss our sacrifices and hope

that some aspect of the scripture, reflections, or prayers will inspire you as you

experience the season.

Read along with us each day or download the book to read along with us offline. May God bless and keep you throughout this season of reflection.



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