Piety That God Expects of Us

Sunday, February 9 ~ FIFTH SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY ~AME CHURCH FOUNDER’S DAY~        African-American History and Heritage Month Piety That God Expects of Us Matthew 6:1-8 NRSV Whenever you pray, go into your room and shut the door and pray to your Father who is in...

God’s Will and Our Needs

Saturday, February 8 African-American History and Heritage Month God’s Will and Our Needs Matthew 6:16-21 NRSV When you fast, put oil on your head and wash your face, so that your fasting may be seen not by others but by your Father who is in secret; and your Father...

Forgive from the Heart

Friday, February 7 African-American History and Heritage Month Forgive from the Heart Matthew 18:21-35 NRSV His lord…said to him, ‘You wicked slave! I forgave you all that debt because you pleaded with me. Should you not have had mercy on your fellow slave, as I had...

A Doxology of Praise to God

Thursday, February 6 African-American History and Heritage Month A Doxology of Praise to God 1 Chronicles 29:10-13 NRSV Yours, O Lord, are the greatness, the power, the glory, the victory, and the majesty; for all that is in the heavens and on the earth is yours;...

Work and Play Are God’s Gifts

Tuesday, February 4 African-American History and Heritage Month Work and Play Are God’s Gifts Ecclesiastes 5:18-20 NRSV It is fitting to eat and drink and find enjoyment in all the toil with which one toils… Likewise all to whom God gives wealth and possessions and...