Sunday, August 27, 2017

Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost
Watchword for the Week — Paul wrote: Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds, so that you may discern what is the will of God—what is good and acceptable and perfect. Romans 12:2
Sunday, August 27 — Isaiah 51:1–6; Psalm 138
Romans 12:1–8; Matthew 16:13–20
If you do not stand firm in faith, you shall not stand at all. Isaiah 7:9
Paul wrote: Examine yourselves to see whether you are living in the faith. Test yourselves. Do you not realize that Jesus Christ is in you? 2 Corinthians 13:5
Redeeming God, you have made us to be like your Son Jesus. We stand together in love, a people changed by radical grace. Amen.