Saturday, October 19 — Psalm 119:41–48
Ezekiel 24:9–25:14; James 4:7–17
Rise up, O Lord! Do not let mortals prevail. Psalm 9:19
Jesus prayed, “I am not asking you to take them out of the world, but I ask you to protect them from the evil one.” John 17:15
Jesus, fellow traveler, life is not easy. Following you may not make it any easier, since you lead us to be more aware of our own sins and those of our culture. But you also promise to go with us, and to give us other fellow travelers. Amen.