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Friday Ephesians 4:11-16

Prayer: Speak clearly, O Lord, through your Word. In Jesus’ name. Amen. Thomas, Apostle 11 The gifts he gave were that some would be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, some pastors and teachers, 12 to equip the saints for the work of ministry, … Continue reading

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Thursday Romans 7:1-6

Prayer: Thank you, good and gracious God, for your Word and your gifts. In Jesus’ name. Amen. Fruitful 4 In the same way, my friends, you have died to the law through the body of Christ, so that you may belong to … Continue reading

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Thursday Psalm 119:161-168

Prayer: Thank you, O God, for your Word and for how we learn from it. In Jesus’ name. Amen. God’s word clears the path 165 Great peace have those who love your law; nothing can make them stumble. When I hear … Continue reading

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Monday Acts 12:1-11

Prayer: O God, teach us and remind us to pray for those in prison. In Jesus’ name. amen. Peter and Paul, Apostles 5 While Peter was kept in prison, the church prayed fervently to God for him. Peter and Paul were … Continue reading

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Sunday Matthew 10:40-42

Prayer: We call to you, O Lord, to teach us through your Word.  Thank you for your help, in Christ. Amen. Time after Pentecost – Lectionary 13 40 “Whoever welcomes you welcomes me, and whoever welcomes me welcomes the one who … Continue reading

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Saturday Luke 17:1-4

Prayer: Gracious God, teach me how to better serve you through your Word, in Christ. Amen. Caring for ones who are vulnerable. 3 Be on your guard! If another disciple sins, you must rebuke the offender, and if there is repentance, you … Continue reading

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Friday Psalm 89:1-4, 15-18

Prayer: Thank you, Merciful God, for your steadfast love. In Jesus’ name. Amen. Honest songs 1 I will sing of your steadfast love, O Lord, forever… Our DW doesn’t like singing only happy songs at funerals. Sad songs remind us that the loved … Continue reading

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Thursday Galatians 5:2-6

Prayer: Help me, O God, through your Word to share more love, in Christ. Amen. Faith active in love 6 For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision counts for anything; the only thing that counts is faith working through love. These … Continue reading

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Thursday Galatians 5:2-6

Prayer: Help me, O God, through your Word to share more love, in Christ. Amen. Faith active in love 6 For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision counts for anything; the only thing that counts is faith working through love. These … Continue reading

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Wednesday Luke 1:57-67 [68-80]

Prayer: O God, teach us through your Word so we can teach young people about your love and mercy. In Jesus’ name. Amen. John the Baptist 66 All who heard them pondered them and said, “What then will this child become?” … Continue reading

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