Sunday, February 8, 2015

Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany
Watchword for the Week — Great is our Lord, and abundant in power; his understanding is beyond measure. Psalm 147:5
Sunday, February 8 — Isaiah 40:21–31; Psalm 147:1–11,20c
1 Corinthians 9:16–23; Mark 1:29–39
Truly, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; and to depart from evil is understanding. Job 28:28
The wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, willing to yield, full of mercy and good fruits, without a trace of partiality or hypocrisy. James 3:17
Eternal God, grant to us the wisdom to understand those with whom we disagree. May your gentle hand guide us to peace, mercy, compassion, and love in this ever-needful world. Amen.