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October 21, 2018
"Discipleship and Service"
Focus Scriptures: 
Isaiah 53:4-12     Mark 10:35-45


Today’s gospel starts with disciples obsessing over who’s number one, which leads Jesus to say something about God’s take on importance and power. Here Jesus makes it explicit that the reversal of values in God’s community is a direct challenge to the values of the dominant culture, where wielding power over others is what makes you great. When we pray “your kingdom come” we are praying for an end to tyranny and oppression. We pray this gathered around the cross, a sign of great shame transformed to be the sign of great honor and service. (Sundays & Seasons, 2018).

Daily Devotion
October 16, 2018
Jesus Our High Priest


“Since, then, we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God, let us hold fast to our confession.  For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but we have one who in every respect has been tested as we are, yet without sin.  Let us therefore approach the throne of grace with boldness, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.” Hebrews 4:14-16. Jesus' humanity is lifted up in these verses.  He was tempted when he lived on earth and overcame every temptation with God's help. We know God will be with us in all our temptations and weaknesses. He understands what we are going through and gives us the strength to boldly come to him with our wants and needs as we ask for his mercy and grace.  We are judged according to his law and also receive the gift of the gospel. Jesus died for our sins and gives his love and himself abundantly to us if we only seek him out and accept his gifts. Because he gives so willingly, we too need to follow his example and give to everyone God has put into our lives, and especially our church where others can also experience his love.  Prayer: Lord Jesus Christ, your power echoes through the universe and shakes the foundation of the earth.  As God's loving and obedient son you tenderly invite us to lift our prayers before you. You know our weaknesses and our every need.  May we receive your grace and share your gifts with all. Amen

Written by Mary Anderson


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