Monthly Archives: June 2016

Thursday Isaiah 66:10-14

Prayer: Thank you, Lord God, for through your Word you nourish and guide our souls, in Christ. Amen. Urban paradise 13 As a mother comforts her child, so I will comfort you; you shall be comforted in Jerusalem. How many of … Continue reading

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Wednesday Acts 12:1-11

Prayer: Holy Spirit, guide us with your Word, in Jesus’ name. Amen. As if… 7 Suddenly an angel of the Lord appeared and a light shone in the cell. He tapped Peter on the side and woke him, saying, “Get up … Continue reading

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Tuesday Ephesians 5:6-20

Prayer: O God, your Word is our guide to life, teach us more today, in Christ. Amen. Dos and don’ts 20 giving thanks to God the Father at all times and for everything in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. … Continue reading

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Monday 1 John 2:7-11

Prayer: O Lord, let your Word lead us to acts of love for Jesus’ sake. Amen. Two things at once 8 Yet I am writing you a new commandment… Dark vs. light. Cold vs. hot. Love vs. hate. Old vs. new.  … Continue reading

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Sunday Luke 9:51-62

Prayer: Let us see, O God, in our minds the message in your Word. In Jesus’ name. Amen. Sixth Sunday after Pentecost 53 but they did not receive him, because his face was set toward Jerusalem. Jesus is willingly, but not … Continue reading

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Saturday Galatians 5:1, 13-25

Prayer: Let me hear your voice, Gracious God, through your Word, in Christ. Amen. It starts with self-love 14 For the whole law is summed up in a single commandment, “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” Our faith and lives … Continue reading

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Friday Luke 1:57:67 (68-80)

Prayer: Heavenly Father, open our eyes and our minds to the truths in your Word. In Jesus’ name. Amen. The Birth of John the Baptist 65 Fear came over all their neighbors, That’s what prophets do!  They cause fear among the … Continue reading

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Thursday Psalm 16

Prayer: God of Wonders, you are truly a God of wonders, show me through your Word, in Christ. Amen. Choose a god, any god! 4 Those who choose another god multiply their sorrows; Our devotion writer makes a play on the … Continue reading

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Wednesday 1 Kings 19:15-16, 19-21

Prayer: Gracious God, teach me to discern your will through your word, in Jesus’ name. Amen. Get busy 15 Then the Lord said to him, “Go…” Our devotion writer makes a point; “Overwhelmed and underappreciated: that’s Elijah sitting in his cave.  … Continue reading

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Tuesday Job 19:1-22

Prayer: O God, inspire in us the faith of Job through your Word. In Jesus’ name. Amen. God will not desert us 2 “How long will you torment me…” Job responds to his friend’s speeches by recounting and bemoaning the troubles … Continue reading

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