Love and Forgive Your Enemies

Sunday, October 11 Love and Forgive Your Enemies Luke 6:27-36 NRSV “But I say to you that listen, Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you…” Luke 6:27 If loving everyone was so easy, we wouldn’t need to be reminded so often to do so!...

Blessed and Rewarded

Saturday, October 10 Blessed and Rewarded Matthew 5:1-12 NRSV Blessed are the merciful for they will receive mercy. Matthew 5:7 God of mercy, help us to love mercy and justice as you do. Bless us to live at peace with our neighbors and ourselves....

Forgiving the Ignorant

Friday, October 9 Forgiving the Ignorant Luke 23:32-36 NRSV Then Jesus said, “Father forgive them; for they know not what they are doing.” And they cast lots to divide his clothing. Luke 23:34 Jesus teaches that when you know the intended outcome, overlook...

Home Life of the Faithful

Thursday, October 8                        Home Life of the Faithful Psalm 128 NRSV The Lord bless you from Zion. May you see the prosperity of Jerusalem all the days of your life. Psalm 128:5 Sow peace in your home and wherever you go and it’ll yield a harvest of...

Handling Family Difficulties

Wednesday, October 7 Handling Family Difficulties Leviticus 25:35-39 NRSV You shall not lend them your money at interest taken in advance, or provide them food at a profit. Leviticus 25:37 The true heart of missions (even at home) should never have the expectation...

Responding to Unwanted Demands

Tuesday, October 6 Responding to Unwanted Demands Matthew 5:38-42 NRSV Give to everyone who begs from you, and do not refuse anyone who wants to borrow from you. Matthew 5:42 A life of faith requires moments of sacrifice. How would you measure the sacrifices you make...