Thursday, August 13, 2015

Thursday, August 13 — Psalm 97:1–6
Jeremiah 8:1–9:9; 2 Thessalonians 1
August Thirteenth Festival † —Joshua 24:16–24; Psalm 133
1 John 4:1–13; John 17:1–2, 6–19
Great is our Lord, and abundant in power; his understanding is beyond measure. Psalm 147:5
We know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him. Romans 8:28 (NIV)
Holy Spirit, fall fresh on your church. Empower us to overcome timid hearts and divisive tongues. In all things may your love reign. Amen.
† At the conclusion of a Holy Communion service in the church at Berthelsdorf, Germany, on August 13, 1727, the residents of Herrnhut were united into the Renewed Brethren’s Church through the Spirit of God.