Let no one deceive himself. If anyone among you seems to be wise in this age, let him become a fool that he may become wise. (1 Corinthians 3:18 )
Lord Jesus, the church is filled with the wisdom of this age and it is killing it. Have mercy on us.
For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written, “He catches the wise in their own craftiness”; (1 Corinthians 3:19)
Father, we have substituted learning and knowledge for wisdom; restore wisdom to its rightful place among us.
and again, “The LORD knows the thoughts of the wise, that they are futile.” (1 Corinthians 3:20)
Holy Spirit, come and lead us through this time. Guide Bishop Bill and his advisors as they lead this diocese.
Therefore let no one boast in men. For all things are yours: (1 Corinthians 3:21)
Jesus, my boast is of you, and you crucified.
whether Paul or Apollos or Cephas, or the world or life or death, or things present or things to come–all are yours. (1 Corinthians 3:22)
And I am yours as well, Jesus. Thank you.
And you are Christ’s, and Christ is God’s. (1 Corinthians 3:23)
Amen. Come soon, Lord Jesus; come soon.
A word received: Ask for my blessing on your parish.
Ask for my blessings to be multiplied.
Ask for me to do what only I can do.
Wait for me; wait on me.
Ask for my peace; ask me to set you free from fear.
Sunday: 24, 29; Jeremiah 1:1-10; 1 Corinthians 3:11-23; Mark 3:31-4:9
Monday: 56, 57, ; Jeremiah 1:11-19; Romans 1:1-15; John 4:27-42