Saturday, August 13, 2016

Saturday, August 13 — Psalm 97:7–12
Joshua 21:9–45; Luke 17:11–19
August Thirteenth Festival† — Joshua 24:16–24; Psalm 133
1 John 4:1–13; John 17:1–2,6–19
Who knows? God may relent and change his mind; he may turn from his fierce anger, so that we do not perish. Jonah 3:9
If we confess our sins, he who is faithful and just will forgive us our sins and cleanse us from all unrighteousness. 1 John 1:9
God of fire and flame, ignite in us a renewed spirit. Give us loud voices to sing your praise. Cleanse our hearts so that we may love deeply and forgive, as you have forgiven us. Amen.
† At the conclusion of a Holy Communion service in the church at Berthelsdorf, Germany, on August 13, 1727, the residents of Herrnhut were united into the Renewed Brethren’s Church through the Spirit of God.