Pentecost 20C - Luke 17:5-10

Luke 17:5–10 (NIV) The apostles said to the Lord, “Increase our faith!” He replied, “If you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mulberry tree, ‘Be uprooted and planted in the sea,’ and it will obey you. “Suppose one of you has a servant plowing or looking after the sheep. Will he say to the servant when he comes in from the field, ‘Come along now and sit down to

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Pentecost 19C - Luke 16:19-31

Luke 16:19–31(NIV) 19 “There was a rich man who was dressed in purple and fine linen and lived in luxury every day. 20 At his gate was laid a beggar named Lazarus, covered with sores 21 and longing to eat what fell from the rich man’s table. Even the dogs came and licked his sores. 22 “The time came when the beggar died and the angels carried him to Abraham’s side. The rich man also died and

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Pentecost 18C - Ezekiel 2:8-3:11

 Ezekiel 2:8–3:11(NIV) But you, son of man, listen to what I say to you. Do not rebel like that rebellious people; open your mouth and eat what I give you.” Then I looked, and I saw a hand stretched out to me. In it was a scroll, 10 which He unrolled before me. On both sides of it were written words of lament and mourning and woe. 3 And He said to me, “Son of man, eat what is before you,

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Pentecost 17C - Psalm 51:1-10

Psalm 51:1–10 (NIV) Have mercy on me, O God, according to Your unfailing love; according to Your great compassion blot out my transgressions. Wash away all my iniquity and cleanse me from my sin. For I know my transgressions, and my sin is always before me. Against You, You only, have I sinned and done what is evil in Your sight; so You are right in Your verdict and

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