Thursday, November 16

Matthew 25:14-30 Judgment of the worthless servant who hid what had been given to him instead of investing and growing it. 14 “Again, it will be like a man going on a journey, who called his servants and entrusted his wealth to them. Wealthy … [Continue reading]

Wednesday, November 15

Psalm 90:1-12 (NIV) Entitled: A prayer of Moses, the man of God. People’s lives are like grass that withers and their days quickly pass under Your wrath; yet we pray You will relent, teach us Your wisdom and give us Your favour. 1 Lord, you have … [Continue reading]

Tuesday, November 14: Zephaniah 1:7-18

The Day of the Lord: judgment and anguish for the complacent Choose to heed the voice of the Lord – or remain complacent and face judgment 7 Be silent before the Sovereign Lord, for the day of the Lord is near. The Lord has prepared a sacrifice; He … [Continue reading]

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Second reading leading up to Sunday, November 19 Zephaniah 1:7-18 The Day of the Lord: judgment and anguish for the complacent 7 Be silent before the Sovereign Lord, for the day of the Lord is near. The Lord has prepared a sacrifice; He has … [Continue reading]

Monday, November 13, 2017

Introduction from the collect or special prayer for the week: We worship a Heavenly Father, whose blessed Son was revealed to destroy the works of the devil which lead us into God’s wrath, but rather to make us children of God and heirs of eternal … [Continue reading]

The Living Word for Saturday, November 11

Readings for Sunday, November 12 Amos 5:18-24   Isaiah 58:1-12 Psalm 70:1-6 Matthew 25:1-13 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 Finding the message and applying it Intentional about meeting with God… in the right frame of mind The word through Amos … [Continue reading]

The Living Word for Friday, November 10

1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 *Intentional about expecting an encounter with the Lord – personal or world-changing*   - *The promise that the Lord will come again, and how it will happen.* 13 Brothers and sisters, we do not want you to be … [Continue reading]

The Living Word for Thursday, November 9

###Matthew 25:1-13 *Intentional about being ready for the Lord’s coming, or for any aspect of His timing*. *This parable sits in the middle of a series of six which all speak about being prepared for what may happen suddenly and unannounced – … [Continue reading]

The Living Word for Wednesday, November 8

### Psalm 70:1-6 *Intentional about needing God’s day by day help and deliverance* *This is essentially the same as Psalm 40:13-18.* 1 Hasten, O God, to save me; come quickly, Lord, to help me. 2 May those who want to take my life be put to … [Continue reading]

The Living Word for Monday November 6

Readings for November 12, 2017 – Third Sunday before Advent and Remembrance Sunday Monday, November 6: Amos 5:18-24 (NIV) Intentional about meeting God – but on His terms, not ours Looking towards the day of the Lord is a reality check for us. The … [Continue reading]