Do you think I have come to bring peace to the earth? No, I have come to divide people against each other! From now on families will be split apart, three in favor of me, and two against—or two in favor and three against.
Life in America
“Be dressed for service and keep your lamps burning, as though you were waiting for your master to return from the wedding feast.”
“Beware! Guard against every kind of greed. Life is not measured by how much you own.”
“Lord, teach us to pray, just as John taught his disciples.”
There is only one thing worth being concerned about.
“Now which of these three would you say was a neighbor to the man who was attacked by bandits?” Jesus asked. The man replied, “The one who showed him mercy.” Then Jesus said, “Yes, now go and do the same.”
4th Sunday after Pentecost, 07 Jul 2019: Luke 10:1-20 ~ “Heal the sick, and tell them, ‘The Kingdom of God is near you now.’”
“Anyone who accepts your message is also accepting me. And anyone who rejects you is rejecting me. And anyone who rejects me is rejecting God, who sent me.”
Those who belong to Christ Jesus have nailed the passions and desires of their sinful nature to his cross and crucified them there. Since we are living by the Spirit, let us follow the Spirit’s leading in every part of our lives.