For the Week of Pentecost 14 (September 16-21, 2019)
Invocation: In the Name of the Father and of the (+) Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.
Speak the Apostles’ Creed.
Verse: 1 Timothy 2:5-6a - “AFor there is one God, and there is one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus, who gave himself as a ransom for all.”
Hymn of the Week: The Lutheran Hymnal #557 “Seek Where You May to Find a Way”
Readings for the Week: [The readings for Thursday-Saturday are the Scriptures for this coming Sunday.]
Monday: Psalm 113
What does God do that makes Him worthy of praise? How has He done this for you?
Tuesday: 1 Corinthians 1:18-25
Why is the word of the cross a stumbling block to so many? What is this word? Why is it offensive? But why good?
Wednesday: Matthew 9:9-13
How was Matthew “sick?” How did Jesus heal Him? How does He do the same for you?
Thursday: Amos 8:4-7
Does God forget our sins? What did He do instead?
Friday: 1 Timothy 2:1-15
Who does God want us to pray for? Why? How does God’s good order serve His saving purposes for us?
Saturday: Luke 16:1-15
How does this parable teach us about Jesus? Who was He serving? What He do with our debt?
The Catechism - The Creed: The Third Article [part 1] – And I believe in the Holy Spirit, the holy Christian Church, the communion of saints, the forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body, and the life everlasting. Amen.
The Prayers: Please pray for . . .
+ yourself and for all in need (remembering especially those on our prayer list).
+ those suffering the effects of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas and those working to provide for them.
+ God’s blessing, wisdom, and guidance for our congregation’s Deaf Ministry Advisory Group.
+ the Evangelical Lutheran Church of England, for God’s blessing, guidance, and provision.
+ God’s blessing, guidance, and provision for the Lutheran Haven senior community.
Conclude with the Lord’s Prayer and Luther’s Morning or Evening Prayer from the Catechism.
Now joyfully go about your day (or to bed) in good cheer, child of God!