Monthly Archives: August 2014

Sunday Matthew 16:21-28

Prayer: Lord Jesus, help me share your love through your Word. Amen.  Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost  This must never happen to you…(v. 22)  When Jesus foretold His suffering and death at the hands of the Jewish leaders, Peter was appalled … Continue reading

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Saturday Romans 12:9-21

Prayer: O God, let your Word inspire me with your Spirit to do as you call me to do. In Jesus’ name. Amen.  The real thing  9 Let love be genuine…  I have found it hard to trust people whom I … Continue reading

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Friday Psalm 26:1-8

Prayer: Gracious Father, teach us through your Word, in Christ. Amen.  Never alone  3 For your steadfast love is before my eyes,  I have been down and I have felt alone.  I have felt abandoned by nearly all others including God.  … Continue reading

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Thursday Jeremiah 15:15-21

Prayer: Teach us through your Word, O God, in Christ. Amen.  The truth-teller  …for I am with you to save you and deliver you, (v. 20)  No one likes a truth-teller!  One must be prepared when giving bad news to … Continue reading

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Wednesday Jeremiah 15:1-14

Prayer: O God, you are my refuge and my strength, teach me through your Word. In Jesus’ name. Amen.  The realist  10 Woe is me, my mother, that you ever bore me,  Our devotion writer tells us that in Jeremiah’s time … Continue reading

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Tuesday Ephesians 5:1-6

Prayer: Lord God, your creation is wonderful, let us learn more of your ways through your Word. In Jesus’ name. Amen.  What do I do?    2 and live in love, as Christ loved us…  Our devotion writer’s story today begins … Continue reading

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Monday 1 Corinthians 12:27-31

Prayer: O God, we pray for you to strengthen our congregations with the expression of your love and grace in our communities through your Word.  In Jesus’ name. Amen.  Bartholomew, Apostle  27 Now you are the body of Christ…  Our devotion … Continue reading

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Sunday Matthew 16:13-20

Prayer: Lord Jesus, open our hearts and minds to proclaim your resurrection through your Word. Amen.  Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost  …on this rock I will build my church. (v. 18)  Our devotion writer begins today with two church members talking … Continue reading

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Saturday Romans 12:1-8

Prayer: God, you are my strength and my salvation, open my heart and mind to guidance through your Word. In Jesus’ name. Amen.  Needless fear  2 Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your … Continue reading

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Friday Psalm 138

Prayer: O God, thank you for your wonderful creation and your overwhelming grace. Teach me more through your Word. In Jesus’ name. Amen. Not once, but always  3 On the day I called, you answered me,  I have experienced God answering … Continue reading

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