Readings

Romans 2:1-11 | October 11, 2022

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1 Therefore you have no excuse, O man, every one of you who judges. For in passing judgment on another you condemn yourself, because you, the judge, practice the very same things. 2 We know that the judgment of God rightly falls on those who practice such things. 3 Do you suppose, O...

Psalm 130 | October 10, 2022

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A Song of Ascents.1 Out of the depths I cry to you, O Lord!2 O Lord, hear my voice!Let your ears be attentive to the voice of my pleas for mercy! 3 If you, O Lord, should mark iniquities, O Lord, who could stand?4 But with you there is forgiveness, that you may be feared. 5 I wait for the...

Proverbs 18 | October 9, 2022

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1 Whoever isolates himself seeks his own desire; he breaks out against all sound judgment.2 A fool takes no pleasure in understanding, but only in expressing his opinion.3 When wickedness comes, contempt comes also, and with dishonor comes disgrace.4 The words of a man's mouth are deep waters...

Ruth 2 | October 8, 2022

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1 Now Naomi had a relative of her husband's, a worthy man of the clan of Elimelech, whose name was Boaz. 2 And Ruth the Moabite said to Naomi, “Let me go to the field and glean among the ears of grain after him in whose sight I shall find favor.” And she said to her, “Go, my...

Matthew 16:5-20 | October 7, 2022

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5 When the disciples reached the other side, they had forgotten to bring any bread. 6 Jesus said to them, “Watch and beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees.” 7 And they began discussing it among themselves, saying, “We brought no bread.” 8 But Jesus, aware of...

Judges 15 | October 6, 2022

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1 After some days, at the time of wheat harvest, Samson went to visit his wife with a young goat. And he said, “I will go in to my wife in the chamber.” But her father would not allow him to go in. 2 And her father said, “I really thought that you utterly hated her, so I gave...

Exodus 28 | October 5, 2022

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1 “Then bring near to you Aaron your brother, and his sons with him, from among the people of Israel, to serve me as priests—Aaron and Aaron's sons, Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar. 2 And you shall make holy garments for Aaron your brother, for glory and for beauty. 3 You shall...

2 Corinthians 4:7-18 | October 4, 2022

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7 But we have this treasure in jars of clay, to show that the surpassing power belongs to God and not to us. 8 We are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not driven to despair; 9 persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed; 10 always carrying in the body the...

Psalm 129 | October 3, 2022

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A Song of Ascents.1 “Greatly have they afflicted me from my youth”— let Israel now say—2 “Greatly have they afflicted me from my youth, yet they have not prevailed against me.3 The plowers plowed upon my back; they made long their furrows.”4 The Lord is...

Proverbs 17 | October 2, 2022

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1 Better a dry crust with peace and quiet than a house full of feasting, with strife. 2 A prudent servant will rule over a disgraceful son and will share the inheritance as one of the family. 3 The crucible for silver and the furnace for gold, but the Lord tests the heart. 4 A wicked person...