Sunday, September 3, 2017

Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Watchword for the Week — Jesus says, “If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me.” Matthew 16:24
Sunday, September 3 — Jeremiah 15:15–21; Psalm 26:1–8
Romans 12:9–21; Matthew 16:21–28
They read from the Book of the Law of God, making it clear and giving the meaning so that the people understood what was being read. Nehemiah 8:8 (NIV)
Paul lived there two whole years at his own expense and welcomed all who came to him, proclaiming the kingdom of God and teaching about the Lord Jesus Christ with all boldness and without hindrance. Acts 28:30–31
Lord, be with me always in my journeys, no matter where I roam, and make me your humble follower. Amen.