Saturday, November 29, 2014

Saturday, November 29 — Psalm 136
1 Kings 20:22-21:16; John 19:25-37
The surviving remnant of the house of Judah shall again take root downwards, and bear fruit upward. 2 Kings 19:30
And after the deportation to Babylon: Jechoniah was the father of Salathiel, and Salathiel the father of Zerubbabel, and Zerubbabel the father of Abiud, and Abiud the father of Eliakim, and Eliakim the father of Azor, and Azor the father of Zadok, and Zadok the father of Achim, and Achim the father of Eliud, and Eliud the father of Eleazar, and Eleazar the father of Matthan, and Matthan the father of Jacob, and Jacob the father of Joseph the husband of Mary, of whom Jesus was born, who is called the Messiah. Matthew 1:12-16
Loving Father, Parent of us all, we are thankful to be part of your family. May the tree of your people grow stronger, with deeper roots and expanding branches that stretch ever skyward. Amen.