Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Watchword for the week — Give me understanding, O God, that I may keep your law and observe it with my whole heart. Psalm 119:34
Sunday, September 10 — Ezekiel 33:7-11; Psalm 119:33-40
Romans 13:8-14; Matthew 18:15-20
God has made me fruitful in the land of my misfortunes. Genesis 41:52
We also boast in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope. Romans 5:3-4
Kind, attentive God, none of us is immune to the harsh realities of life. In these hard times, you are present, reliable, and loving. Help us trust and depend on you as our shepherd and the guardian of our way. Amen.