Fifth Sunday after Pentecost
Watchword for the week — Happy are the people who know the festal shout, who walk, O Lord, in the light of your countenance. Psalm 89:15
Sunday, July 2 — Jeremiah 28:5-9; Psalm 89:1-4,15-18
Romans 6:12-23; Matthew 10:40-42
The earth, O Lord, is full of your steadfast love; teach me your statutes. Psalm 119:64
In everything do to others as you would have them do to you; for this is the law and the prophets. Matthew 7:12
Teacher, your laws are easy to understand but hard for us to live up to—to treat others better than we treat ourselves and to love you most of all. We are trying. Help us to do better. Amen.