Thursday, August 27, 2015

Thursday, August 27 — Psalm 104:1–9
Jeremiah 25:15–26:9; 1 Timothy 6:3–16
Those who oppress the poor insult their maker. Proverbs 14:31
Paul wrote: Even though my illness was a trial to you, you did not treat me with contempt or scorn. Instead, you welcomed me as if I were an angel of God, as if I were Christ Jesus himself. Galatians 4:14 (NIV)
God of the poor and rich alike, we pray for your compassion to unite us. May our work bear fruit in your kingdom so that greed and injustice fall away. In the name of the servant Christ we pray. Amen.