Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Watchword for the week — The sacrifice acceptable to God is a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart, O God, you will not despise. Psalm 51:17
Sunday, September 11 — Exodus 32:7-14; Psalm 51:1-10
1 Timothy 1:12-17; Luke 15:1-10
Saul said to David, “Who has ever found an enemy, and sent the enemy safely away? So may the Lord reward you with good for what you have done to me this day.” 1 Samuel 24:19
Do not repay anyone evil for evil, but take thought for what is noble in the sight of all. Romans 12:17
Merciful and gracious God, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love, may your presence grow nearer to us every day. In all that we say and do, may we reflect your will for peace, compassion, and care for all, even those who wrong us. Amen.