Tuesday, October 3 — Psalm 115:1–8
Ezekiel 6:8–7:27; Hebrews 10:32–11:3
Protect me, O God, for in you I take refuge. Psalm 16:1
Jesus said, “Do not bring us to the time of trial.” Matthew 6:13
Sometimes our prayers seem selfish and desperate, dear Lord, but you listen anyway. We know you love us and desire to protect us from harm, even though we may question and fear. Let us ponder your goodness and mercy, and give thanks for the many blessings you bestow. Amen.