Coffee Break – July 29, 2020

As we read the Word of God daily together as a church, let’s take some time each week to explore what we are hearing from God!  Every Wednesday, Pastor Josh will invite you to take a Coffee Break for about 10 minutes and meditate on what the Word of God is saying to us individually and as a family of faith.  Just click on the video below!

This week’s texts are Luke 6:27 through Luke 8:15.  Daily readings for the upcoming week can be found below.

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Sacred Reading – July 28 – August 3, 2020

8The Lord is gracious and merciful, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love.

9The Lord is good to all, and his compassion is over all that he has made.

14The Lord upholds all who are falling, and raises up all who are bowed down.

15The eyes of all look to you, and you give them their food in due season.

16You open your hand, satisfying the desire of every living thing.

17The Lord is just in all his ways, and kind in all his doings.

18The Lord is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth.

19He fulfills the desire of all who fear him; he also hears their cry, and saves them.

20The Lord watches over all who love him, but all the wicked he will destroy.

21My mouth will speak the praise of the Lord, and all flesh will bless his holy name forever and ever.

Psalm 145:8-9, 14-21

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Coffee Break – July 22, 2020

As we read the Word of God daily together as a church, let’s take some time each week to explore what we are hearing from God!  Every Wednesday, Pastor Josh will invite you to take a Coffee Break for about 10 minutes and meditate on what the Word of God is saying to us individually and as a family of faith.  Just click on the video below!

This week’s texts are Luke 4:38 through Luke 6:26.  Daily readings for the upcoming week can be found below.

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Sacred Reading – July 21 – July 27, 2020

26Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we ought, but that very Spirit intercedes with sighs too deep for words. 27And God, who searches the heart, knows what is the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for the saints according to the will of God. 28We know that all things work together for good for those who love God, who are called according to his purpose.

29For those whom he foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, in order that he might be the firstborn within a large family. 30And those whom he predestined he also called; and those whom he called he also justified; and those whom he justified he also glorified.

31What then are we to say about these things? If God is for us, who is against us? 32He who did not withhold his own Son, but gave him up for all of us, will he not with him also give us everything else? 33Who will bring any charge against God’s elect? It is God who justifies. 34Who is to condemn? It is Christ Jesus, who died, yes, who was raised, who is at the right hand of God, who indeed intercedes for us. 35Who will separate us from the love of Christ? Will hardship, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword? 36As it is written, “For your sake we are being killed all day long; we are accounted as sheep to be slaughtered.” 37No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. 38For I am convinced that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor rulers, nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers, 39nor height, nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Romans 8:26-39

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