Sunday, September 18, 2016

Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Watchword for the Week — From the rising of the sun to its setting the name of the Lord is to be praised. Psalm 113:3
Sunday, September 18 — Amos 8:4–7; Psalm 113
1 Timothy 2:1–7; Luke 16:1–13
The Lord said, “Do not be afraid, Abram. I am your shield, your very great reward.” Genesis 15:1 (NIV)
Abraham, having patiently endured, obtained the promise. Hebrews 6:15
Sustainer of life, teach us to slow down; remind us that we can only live one day at a time. Teach us the value of walking a sure and steady course with you. Help us to draw nearer to you through the challenges we face and the struggles we endure. Amen.