Memory verse for January:   I will make you as a light for the nations, that my salvation may reach to the end of the earth. –Isaiah 49:6b

Collect for the Third Sunday of Epiphany: Give us grace, O Lord, to answer readily the call of our Savior Jesus Christ and proclaim to all people the Good News of his salvation, that we and the whole world may perceive the glory of his marvelous works; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Readings for Sunday 26 January (3 Epiphany) Numbers 14:25, 36-45; Psalm 139:1-18; Matthew 4:12-22

Study Questions for Numbers 14:25-45

  1. What is the people’s internal (emotional) reaction to the LORD’s pronouncement of judgment on them? (v. 39)
  2. What is their external (active) reaction? (v. 40)  Why doesn’t this “work” for them? (v. 41, and look back at v. 25)
  3. What is your take away? 

The e100 Readings for the Week are:

Deborah Leads Israel Judges 4:1-5:31

Gideon Defeats the Midianites Judges 6:1-7:25

The e100 is a Bible reading plan in which participants can read and reflect on 100 of the most significant Bible passages over the course of a year.