Jesus begins his public ministry by calling fishers to leave their nets and follow him. In Jesus the kingdom of God has come near. We who have walked in darkness have seen a great light. We see this light most profoundly in the cross—as God suffers with us and all who are oppressed by sickness, sin, or evil. Light dawns for us as we gather around the word, the font, and the holy table. We are then sent to share the good news that others may be “caught” in the net of God’s grace and mercy.


Lord God, your lovingkindness always goes before us and follows after us. Summon us into your light, and direct our steps in the ways of goodness that come through the cross of your Son, Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord. Amen.


Isaiah 9:1-4
Psalm 27:1, 4-9
1 Corinthians 1:10-18
Matthew 4:12-23

This Weeks Readings

January 26, 2020 –Third Sunday after Epiphany
MondayJudges 6:66-24
Ephesians 5:6-14
Psalm 27:7-14
TuesdayJudges 7:12-22
Philippians 2:12-18
Psalm 27:7-14
WednesdayGenesis 49:1-2, 8-13, 21-26Psalm 27:7-14
ThursdayDeuteronomy 16:81-20
1 Peter 3:8-12
Psalm 15
FridayDeuteronomy 24:17-25:4
1 Timothy 5:17-24
Psalm 15
SaturdayMicah 3:1-4
John 13:31-35
Psalm 15
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