Genuine repentance and pretentious piety stand in stark contrast in the gospel and all around us. All creation stands in need of God’s forgiveness. Keep the faith. God’s people—“all who have longed for his appearing”—shall be accounted righteous for Jesus’ sake. Our God is merciful to sinners. For all this the assembly glorifies God forever.
Holy God, our righteous judge, daily your mercy surprises us with everlasting forgiveness. Strengthen our hope in you, and grant that all the peoples of the earth may find their glory in you, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord. Amen.
This Weeks Readings
|Monday||1 Samuel 2:1-10|
1 Peter 4:12-19
1 Peter 5:1-11
|Thursday||Proverbs 15:8-11, 24-33|
2 Corinthians 1:1-11
2 Peter 1:1-11