The vineyard of the LORD Almighty is the house of Israel, and the men of Judah are the garden of his delight. And he looked for justice, but saw bloodshed; for righteousness, but heard cries of distress.
"Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens, and I will give you rest.
For you have been born again, not of perishable seed, but of imperishable, through the living and enduring word of God.
"They are no longer two, but one flesh. Therefore what God has joined together, let no one separate."
"When you hear of wars and rumors of wars, do not be alarmed; this must take place, but the end is still to come. "
"Truly I tell you, this poor widow has put in more than all those who are contributing to the treasury."
A Psalm of confession. Meditate on David's confession before God.
"May God be gracious to us and bless us and make his face to shine upon us, that your way may be known upon earth, your saving power among all nations."
Just then a lawyer stood up to test Jesus. "Teacher," he said, "what must I do to inherit eternal life?"
Restore us again, O God of our salvation, and put away your indignation toward us.
"For in the one Spirit we were all baptized into one body--Jews or Greeks, slaves or free--and we were all made to drink of one Spirit."
"I am the living bread that came down from heaven."
"I will make you renowned and praised among all the peoples of the earth, when I restore your fortunes before your eyes, says the LORD."
"If this man were a prophet, he would have known who and what kind of woman this is who is touching him - that she is a sinner."
May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.
Bless our God, O peoples, let the sound of his praise be heard. He has kept us among the living. He has not let our feet slip.
"Saul, Saul, why do you persecute me?"He asked, "Who are you, Lord?" The reply came, "I am Jesus, whom you are persecuting."
“See how great a love the Father has bestowed on us, that we should be called children of God."
For it was you who formed my inward parts; you knit me together in my mother's womb. praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made.
Christ calls us to love our neighbors as ourselves.
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