Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost
Watchword for the week — Commit your way to the Lord; trust in him, and he will act. Psalm 37:5
Sunday, October 2 — Habakkuk 1:1-4;2:1-4; Psalm 37:1-9
2 Timothy 1:1-14; Luke 17:5-10
Woe to him who piles up stolen goods and makes himself wealthy by extortion! How long must this go on? Habakkuk 2:6 NIV
Take care! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; for one’s life does not consist in the abundance of possessions. Luke 12:15
Creator God, we thank you for the vast blessings you have lavished on your creation. Remove from us the fears that drive us to claim more than we need, thus robbing others of life-sustaining resources. Amen.