To know and love God and our neighbor through relationship, service and witness
To know and love God and our neighbor through relationship, service and witness

Daily Scripture Readings

Monday, July 26

Psalm 37:12-22

2 Samuel 11:14-21

Philippians 4:10-20

Tuesday, July 27

Psalm 37:12-22

2 Samuel 11:22-27

Romans 15:22-33

Wednesday, July 28

Psalm 37:12-22

2 Chronicles 9:29-31

Mark 6:35-44

Thursday, July 29

Psalm 51:1-12

Exodus 32:19-26a

1 Corinthians 11:17-22

Friday, July 30

Psalm 51:1-12

Joshua 23:1-16

1 Corinthians 11:27-34

Saturday, July 31

Psalm 51:1-12

Judges 6:1-10

Matthew 16:5-12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Next Week: Worship scriptures for August 1 are 1 Corinthians 1:24-27 and Hebrews 12:1-13.

Other texts for the lectionary insert are John 6:24-35 and Ephesians 4:1-16.

 

Prayer for the week: God, let me play well but fairly.

Help me to learn something that matters

once the game is over.

Let competition make me strong but never hostile.

Always let me help my opponent up.

Never catch me rejoicing in the adversity of others.

If I know victory, allow me to be happy; if I am denied, keep me from envy.

Remind me that sports are just games.

If through athletics I set an example,

let it be a good one. Amen

 

-A Prayer from St. Sebastian, Catholic Patron Saint of Athletes

 

Questions for the week: Which Olympic events do you most like to watch on TV? Is there a spirituality present in competition?

What are some obstacles that you are encountering or have encountering in running the Christian race? What is your life focused on right now?

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