Wednesday, April 20 — Psalm 51:7-12
Leviticus 13:47–14:18; Mark 4:30–41
He who scattered Israel will gather them and will watch over his flock like a shepherd. Jeremiah 31:10 NIV
Jesus prayed, “I ask not only on behalf of these, but also on behalf of those who will believe in me through their word, that they may all be one.” John 17:20-21
Christ Jesus, how often have you gathered us together “as a mother hen gathers her brood under her wings?” How often have you given us the vision of the great throng surrounding God’s throne? Thank you for your persistence. Amen.