Today is the first of five Sundays with gospel readings from John 6, the first four of which focus on Jesus as bread of life. Today Jesus feeds thousands of people with five loaves and two fish. What we have, what we bring to Jesus’ table, seems like it is not nearly enough to meet all the needs we see around us. But it is not the adequacy of our supplies or our skills that finally makes the difference: it is the power of Jesus working in the littlest and least to transform this world into the world God desires, a world where all the hungry are satisfied.


Gracious God, you have placed within the hearts of all your children a longing for your word and a hunger for your truth. Grant that we may know your Son to be the true bread of heaven and share this bread with all the world, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord. Amen.


2 Kings 4:42-44
Psalm 145:10-18
Ephesians 3:14-21
John 6:1-21

This Weeks Readings

Sunday, July 29, 2018 - Tenth Sunday after Pentecost
MondayGenesis 18:1-15
Philippians 4:10-20
Psalm 111
TuesdayExodus 24:1-11
Romans 15:22-33
Psalm 111
WednesdayIsaiah 25:6-10a
Mark 6:35-44
Psalm 111
ThursdayExodus 12:33-42
1 Corinthians 11:17-22
Psalm 78:23-29
FridayExodus 12:43-13:2
1 Corinthians 11:27-34
Psalm 78:23-29
SaturdayExodus 13:3-10
Matthew 16:5-12
Psalm 78:23-29
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