Saturday, August 24
Masters and Slaves Together
Ephesians 6:5-9 NRSV
Slaves, obey your earthly masters with fear and trembling, in singleness of heart, as you obey Christ. (Ephesians 6:5)
Be respectful, be informed, and be mindful of Godly authority; to do so should not compromise one’s dignity.
Friday, August 23
Parents and Children Together
Ephesians 6:1-4 NRSV
Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. (Ephesians 6:1)
Communication is key in families. Be open in your conversation.
Thursday, August 22
Live as Children of Light
Ephesians 5:6-20 NRSV
For once you were darkness, but now in the Lord you are light. Live as children of light.— (Ephesians 5:8)
Try being a light in the dark places of this world. Project God’s light in your home, workplace, or community.
Wednesday, August 21
Capable Wife and Supportive Husband
Proverbs 31:16-31 NRSV
Her children rise up and call her happy; her husband too, and he praises her. (Proverbs 31:28)
Your family’s praise of you is a gift. Cherish it. Give praise to those who deserve it while they can still hear you.
Tuesday, August 20
We Will Serve the Lord
Joshua 24:14-18 NRSV
Now if you are unwilling to serve the Lord, choose this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your ancestors served in the region beyond the River or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you are living; but as for me and my household, we will serve the Lord. (Joshua 24:15)
God has created us with the ability to make choices. Exercise good judgement!