Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Watchword for the week — Proclaim the message; be persistent whether the time is favorable or unfavorable; convince, rebuke, and encourage, with the utmost patience in teaching. 2 Timothy 4:2
Sunday, October 20 — Genesis 32:22-31; Psalm 121
2 Timothy 3:14-4:5; Luke 18:1-8
I will make an everlasting covenant with them, never to draw back from doing good to them. Jeremiah 32:40
So it depends not on human will or exertion, but on God who shows mercy. Romans 9:16
Great Chooser, you have chosen to create a universe and to create us. You also invite us to work with you, to care for and enjoy this universe and one another. Lead us to choose to work with you faithfully in your world. Amen.