Sunday, November 12, 2017

Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost
Watchword for the Week — Keep awake therefore, for you know neither the day nor the hour. Matthew 25:13
Sunday, November 12 — Amos 5:18–24; Psalm 70
1 Thessalonians 4:13–18; Matthew 25:1–13
You shall not hate in your heart anyone of your kin; you shall reprove your neighbor, or you will incur guilt yourself. Leviticus 19:17
Paul wrote: Admonish the idlers, encourage the fainthearted, help the weak, be patient with all of them. 1 Thessalonians 5:14
Jesus, we are ambassadors to those who have not yet come to know you. Grant us patience to provide counsel to our neighbors without judging them so they might see Christ in us and embark on a righteous path. Amen.