Third Sunday after Pentecost
Watchword for the Week — Jesus says, “Those who find their life will lose it, and those who lose their life for my sake will find it.” Matthew 10:39
Sunday, June 25 — Jeremiah 20:7–13; Psalm 69:7–10, (11–15),16–18
Romans 6:1b–11; Matthew 10:24–39
Joseph comforted his brothers and spoke kindly to them. Genesis 50:21 (NKJV)
Paul wrote: Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good. Romans 12:21
We are unworthy servants, Lord. We come to you asking for forgiveness for everything that we have done against your will and those things which we failed to do to advance your kingdom here on earth. Forgive us and give us grace and strength to persevere in your name. Amen.