People Hear God’s Word from Moses  

Sunday, October 15           People Hear God’s Word from Moses           Exodus 20:18-26 NRSV When all the people witnessed the thunder and lightning… they were afraid and trembled. . . and said to Moses, “You speak to us, and we will listen; but do not let God speak...

Lust Leads to Adultery

Saturday, October 14       Lust Leads to Adultery    Matthew 5:27-32 NRSV But I say to you that everyone who looks at a woman with lust has already committed adultery with her in his heart. (Matthew 5:28) God understands our humanness, and stands ready to guide us to...

Anger Leads to Murder  

Friday, October 13             Anger Leads to Murder   Matthew 5:21-26 NRSV “You have heard that it was said to those of ancient times, “You shall not murder’; and “whoever murders shall be liable to judgment.’…” (Matthew 5:21) We serve a loving God and should not...

The Law Finds Fulfillment in Jesus

Thursday, October 12       The Law Finds Fulfillment in Jesus Matthew 5:17-20 NRSV Do not think that I have come to abolish the law or the prophets; I have come not to abolish but to fulfill. (Matthew 5:17) Jesus has done for us what we need in order to live in...

Guide for Human Relationships   

Wednesday, October 11   Guide for Human Relationships          Exodus 20:13-17 NRSV You shall not covet your neighbor’s house; you shall not covet your neighbor’s wife, or male or female slave, or ox, or donkey, or anything that belongs to your neighbor. (Exodus...

God’s Exclusive Claim    

Tuesday, October 10         God’s Exclusive Claim     Exodus 20:1-12 NRSV Honor your father and your mother, so that your days may be long in the land that the Lord your God is giving you. (Exodus 20:12) Pause, thank God for your parents or the one(s) who raised and...