Invited and inviting—that is the nature of the church. By God’s grace in holy baptism we have a place at the banquet table of the Lord. When, by the power of that same Spirit, humility and mutual love continue among us, the church can be more inviting still.


O God, you resist those who are proud and give grace to those who are humble. Give us the humility of your Son, that we may embody the generosity of Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord. Amen.


Proverbs 25:6-7
Psalm 112
Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16
Luke 14:1, 7-14

This Weeks Readings

September 1, 2019 – Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost
Monday2 Chronicles 12:1-12
Hebrews 13:7-21
Psalm 119:65-72
TuesdayIsaiah 2:12-17
Titus 1:1-9
Psalm 119:65-72
WednesdayIsaiah 57:14-21
Luke 14:15-24
Psalm 119:65-72
ThursdayGenesis 38:1-23
Philippians 2:25-30
Psalm 1
FridayDeuteronomy 7:12-26
Colossians 4:7-17
Psalm 1
SaturdayDeuteronomy 29:2-20
Matthew 10:34-42
Psalm 1
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