A Weblog Dedicated to the Discussion of the Christian Faith and 21st Century Life

A Weblog Dedicated to the Discussion of the Christian Faith and 21st Century Life
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I do not seek to understand that I may believe, but I believe in order to understand. For this also I believe, –that unless I believed, I should not understand.-- St. Anselm of Canterbury (1033-1109)

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Scriptures and Prayer for Wednesday in the Twenty-Third Week after Pentecost


Psalter: Psalm 28

Old Testament: Ezekiel 14:12-23

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Creator God, you call us to love and serve you with body, mind, and spirit through loving your creation and our sisters and brothers. Open our hearts in compassion and receive these petitions on behalf of the needs of the church and the world.

Daily Devotions (Session 302) Luke 8-9

Luke 8-9

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Scriptures and Prayer for Tuesday in the Twenty-Third Week after Pentecost


Psalter: Psalm 28

Old Testament: Ezekiel 18:1-32

Epistle: Acts 9:32-35
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O Jesus Christ, teacher and healer, you heard the cry of the blind beggar when others would have silenced him. Teach us to be persistent in prayer and give us courage to ask plainly what we need from you, that we might respond in your name by the power of the Spirit through the ministry entrusted to us for the sake of the gospel. Amen.

Daily Devotions (Session 301) Luke 6-7

Luke 6-7

Monday, October 25, 2021

Scriptures and Prayer for Monday in the Twenty-Third Week after Pentecost


Psalter: Psalm 28

Old Testament: Isaiah 59:9-19

Epistle: 1 Peter 2:1-10
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Almighty God, creator of heaven and earth in whom all things are possible, have mercy on us and heal us, that sustained by the power of your word and by the constant intercession of our Lord and Savior, we may draw near to you and follow in your way as faithful disciples. Amen.

Daily Devotions (Session 300) Luke 4-5


Sunday, October 24, 2021

Scriptures and Prayer for the Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost




Epistle: Hebrews 7:23-28

Gospel: Mark 10:46-52
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Eternal One, whose thoughts and ways are not ours, you alone are God, awesome, holy, and most high. School us in the ways of faith and wisdom, that we, like Job, may learn to truly see and hear, and in humility find blessing. Amen.

Daily Devotions (Session 299) Luke 2-3

Luke 2-3

Saturday, October 23, 2021

Scriptures and Prayer for Saturday in the Twenty-Second Week after Pentecost



Old Testament: Job 42:7-9

Gospel: Mark 8:22-26
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Move us to praise your gracious will, for in Christ Jesus you have saved us from the deeds of death and opened for us the hidden ways of your love. We ask this through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.