Sunday, August 23, 2015

Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Watchword for the Week — Jesus says, “The words that I have spoken to you are spirit and life.” John 6:63
Sunday, August 23 — Joshua 24:1–2a,14–18; Psalm 34:15–22
Ephesians 6:10–20; John 6:56–69
He gives power to the faint, and strengthens the powerless. Isaiah 40:29
Therefore I am content with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and calamities for the sake of Christ; for whenever I am weak, then I am strong. 2 Corinthians 12:10
God of strength and tenderness, we seek you by our surrender. We praise you in our weakness. May Christ lead on through perils dark. May grace alone be our light. Amen.