Friday, July 12 — Psalm 84:1–7
Isaiah 32:1–33:16; Ephesians 5:21–33
The Lord says, “If you obey my voice and keep my covenant, you shall be my treasured possession out of all the peoples. Indeed, the whole earth is mine.” Exodus 19:5
God saved us and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works but according to his own purpose and grace. This grace was given to us in Christ Jesus before the ages began. 2 Timothy 1:9
Lord of grace, you have called us to be your people, to do your work, and to be filled with your Holy Spirit. Please guide and strengthen us with the love you have shown from the very beginning. In your holy name. Amen.