Inherit the Kingdom

Sunday, December 30                    Christmastide Inherit the Kingdom Matthew 25:31-46 NRSV Then the king will say to those at his right hand, ‘Come, you that are blessed by my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world; (Matthew...

Multiply God’s Gifts

Saturday, December 29                  Christmastide Multiply God’s Gifts Matthew 25:14-30 NRSV Then you ought to have invested my money with the bankers, and on my return I would have received what was my own with interest. (Matthew 25:27) Handle God’s gifts...

Keep Awake and Ready

Friday, December 28                      Christmastide Keep Awake and Ready Matthew 25:1-13 NRSV Keep awake therefore, for you know neither the day nor the hour. (Matthew 25:13) Be on the ready. Today could be the...

Wait, The Lord Will Come

Thursday, December 27                 Christmastide Wait, The Lord Will Come 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 NRSV For this we declare to you by the word of the Lord, that we who are alive, who are left until the coming of the Lord, will by no means precede those who have...

Welcoming Children

Wednesday, December 26             Christmastide Welcoming Children Mark 9:33-37 NRSV “Whoever welcomes one such child in my name welcomes me, and whoever welcomes me welcomes not me but the one who sent me.” (Mark 9:37) Children need us and the future needs them....

Rewards for Hospitality

Tuesday, December 25       Christmas Day Rewards for Hospitality Matthew 10:40-42 NRSV Whoever welcomes a prophet in the name of a prophet will receive a prophet’s reward; and whoever welcomes a righteous person in the name of a righteous person will receive the...