This Sunday’s texts paint startling pictures of the horrific—the demonic—nature of sin. The church’s repeated celebration of the holy communion counters that tragic reality in a continued showing forth of the death of Jesus “until he comes.” It is a dramatic declaration of “how much God has done for you.”


Isaiah 65:1-9
Psalm 22:19-28
Galatians 3:23-29
Luke 8:26-39


O Lord God, we bring before you the cries of a sorrowing world. In your mercy set us free from the chains that bind us, and defend us from everything that is evil, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord. Amen.

This Weeks Readings

MondayJob 18:1-21
1 Corinthians 1:18-31
Psalm 64
TuesdayJob 19:1-22
Ephesians 2:11-22
Psalm 64
WednesdayEzekiel 32:1-10
Luke 9:37-43a
Psalm 64
ThursdayLeviticus 9:22-10:11
2 Corinthians 13:5-10
Psalm 16
Friday2 Kings 1:1-16
Galatians 4:8-20
Psalm 16
SaturdayDeuteronomy 32:15-27,39-43
Luke 9:21-27
Psalm 16
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