“Anyone who puts a hand to the plow and then looks back is not fit for the Kingdom of God.”
A Collect for the Renewal of Life (Monday)
May God’s grace be with you.
We always pray for you, and we give thanks to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. For we have heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and your love for all of God’s people, which come from your confident hope of what God has reserved for you in heaven.
Inside, the leading priests and the entire high council were trying to find witnesses who would lie about Jesus, so they could put him to death.
You also must be ready all the time, for the Son of Man will come when least expected.
Anyone who stumbles over that stone will be broken to pieces, and it will crush anyone it falls on.”
Then Peter came to him and asked, “Lord, how often should I forgive someone who sins against me? Seven times?”
“No, not seven times,” Jesus replied, “but seventy times seven!
Upon this rock I will build my church, and all the powers of hell will not conquer it.