Sunday, August 13, 2017

Tenth Sunday after Pentecost
Watchword for the Week — Jesus spoke to the disciples and said, “Take heart, it is I; do not be afraid.” Matthew 14:27
Sunday, August 13 — 1 Kings 19:9–18; Psalm 85:8–13
Romans 10:5–15; Matthew 14:22–33
August Thirteenth Festival† — Joshua 24:16–24; Psalm 133
1 John 4:1–13; John 17:1–2,6–19
The Lord is near to the broken-hearted, and saves the crushed in spirit. Psalm 34:18
Ananias went and entered the house. He laid his hands on Saul and said, “Brother Saul, the Lord Jesus, who appeared to you on your way here, has sent me so that you may regain your sight and be filled with the Holy Spirit.” Acts 9:17
God of the loving heart, you compose a melody of unity among those who bless your name. With joy, we offer our lives as worship to the one who heals, redeems, and restores. Praise the Lord! Amen.