Sunday, February 4, 2024

Fifth Sunday after Epiphany

Watchword for the week — Great is our Lord, and abundant in power; his understanding is beyond measure. Psalm 147:5

Sunday, February 4, 2024 — Isaiah 40:21-31; Psalm 147:1-11,20c
1 Corinthians 9:16-23; Mark 1:29-39

He who vindicates me is near. Who will contend with me? Isaiah 50:8

Jesus said to her, “Woman, where are they? Has no one condemned you?” She said, “No one, sir.” And Jesus said, “Neither do I condemn you. Go your way, and from now on do not sin again.” John 8:10-11

Loving God, you are the source of pure goodness. You see us for who we really are, yet you find it in your heart to extend grace and mercy. Help us to be grateful for the gift of salvation and a second chance at getting it right. In Jesus’ name, we pray. Amen.