Sunday, August 1
Salvation Is for All People
Romans 10:5-17 NRSV
So faith comes from what is heard, and what is heard comes through the word of Christ. Romans 10:17
Prayer: God of life, bless our speech that others may hear of your salvation through our testimony. Bless us to be your instruments bringing others into a new life in you. Amen.
Saturday, July 31
Regret for Not Hearing Christ’s Word
Romans 10:18-21 NRSV
Then Isaiah is so bold to say, “I have been found by those who did not seek me; I have shown myself to those who did not ask for me.” Romans 10:20
With the distractions and demands of life do we sometimes forget the joy of discovering Christ in unexpected places and times?
Friday, July 30
For the Salvation of the Gentiles
Romans 10:1-4 NRSV
For Christ is the end of the law so that there may be righteousness for everyone who believes. Romans 10:4
Without Christ, our story would have a different ending.
Thursday, July 29
Gentiles Believe by Faith
Galatians 3:6-14 NRSV
For this reason, those who believe are blessed with Abraham who believed. Galatians 3:9
The promise made to Abraham was so inclusive that we in the present are blessed abundantly by following his example of faith.
Wednesday, July 28
Call on the Name of the Lord
Joel 2:28-32 NRSV
Then everyone who calls on the name of the Lord shall be saved; for in Mount Zion and in Jerusalem there shall be those who escape, as the Lord has said, and among the survivors shall be those whom the Lord calls. Joel 2:32
Do you remember where you were when you first discovered the power in calling on the name of the Lord?