Sunday, July 6, 2014

Fourth Sunday after Pentecost
Watchword for the Week — The Lord is gracious and merciful, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love. Psalm 145:8
Sunday, July 6 — Zechariah 9:9-12; Psalm 145:8-14
Romans 7:15-25a; Matthew 11:16-19,25-30
John Hus Festival†  — Isaiah 49:1-7; Psalm 135:1-13
1 Corinthians 1:18-24; Mark 8:34-38
And the Lord God formed man of the dust of Ҭthe ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living being. Genesis 2:7 (NKJV)
God himself gives to all mortals life and breath and all things. Acts 17:25
Our God, we thank you for your precious gift. We are able to create love from hate, joy from sadness, and peace from conflict because of your love. We fix our eyes upon you and the promise you have given us. Amen.
 On July 6, 1415, John Hus was martyred at the Council of Constance.