Readings for the Week of September 17

Your readings for this week: Psalm 113:1-9 • Amos 8:4-7 • I Timothy 2:1-7 • Luke 16:1-13 “Grant us, Lord, not to be anxious about earthly things, but to love things heavenly; and even now, while we are placed among things that are passing away, to hold fast to those that shall endure; through Jesus Christ our Lord,…

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Readings for the week of September 10

Your readings for this week: Psalm 51:1-10 • Exodus 32:7-14 • I Timothy 1:12-17 • Luke 15:1-10 Football is back! Schools are all back in session. Autumn is soon upon us. Our days and weeks are going to fill with activities and all of us, at some point, will fall prey to the daily grind.…

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Readings for the Week of September 3rd

Readings for this weekend: Ps 139:1-18 • Deut 30:15-20 • Philemon 1:1-21 • Lk 14:25-33 • Genesis 49 “Connections” continues this weekend. Believe it or not, this Saturday will be our last week in the book of Genesis. (It has only taken an entire summer.) Genesis 49 describes Jacob’s blessing of his twelve sons which provides…

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Readings for the Week of August 27

For the week of August 27: Ps 112 • Jer 2:4-13 • Heb 13:1-16 • Luke 14:1-14 • Gen 45:4-15, 50:19-21 This Saturday we return to our series, Connections, by going back to the story of Joseph and his experience in Egypt. To prepare for our time I encourage you to consider the following questions: 1) Does God determine everything…

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Readings for August 13

Your readings for this week: Psalm 80 • Isaiah 5:1-7 • Hebrews 11:21-12:2 • Luke 12:49-56 • Genesis 45, 50  This week we return to our series, Connections, as we explore Joseph’s story and reflect, again, upon how God operates in our world. Almighty God, you have given your only Son to be for us a sacrifice for…

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Readings for August 6th

Your readings for this week: Psalm 50:1-23 • Hebrews 11:1-16 • Luke 12:32-40 • Genesis 37 This week we will continue our series, Connections, discussing the story of Joseph thinking through how God works in and through crises. Does God make the crises happen? Does God work in the midst of them? Let your continual mercy, O Lord,…

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Readings for July 30th

Here are your readings for the week: Psalm 107:1-9 • Hosea 1:1-11 • Colossians 3:1-11 • Luke 12:13-21 • Genesis 24-33 This week we continue our series drawing connections between the Old and New Testaments. We will focus upon the life of Jacob, the grandson of Abraham. His story is Israel’s story in miniature, and perhaps…

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Readings for July 16

Here are your readings for the week: Psalm 52 • Genesis 18:1-10 • Colossians 1:15-28 • Luke 10:38-42 May God bless you this week as you read and pray, pray and read. Here is the collect for this week: Almighty God, the fountain of all wisdom, you know our necessities before we ask and our ignorance in…

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Readings for July 9

Readings for the week of July 9: Psalm 25:1-10 • Colossians 1:1-14 • Luke 10:25-37 • Genesis 15 The Old Testament is a book filled with beginnings. Of course, there is Genesis 1and 2, each shares a creation story. Adam and Eve have one son, and then another, and after unfortunate events between those two…

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