The Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments are the Word of God, given to us for our instruction in God’s ways (1 Corinthians 10:11); we are called to read, learn, study, and meditate on them to become fully developed followers of Jesus Christ. We invite you to join us on that journey, using some or all of the resources below.

Here are Scriptures and Prayer for Sunday October 24, 2021

Sunday 24 October 2021 – Pentecost 23

Almighty and everlasting God, you govern all things both in heaven and on earth: Mercifully hear the supplications of your people, and in our time grant us your peace; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Readings for October 24: Psalm 13; Hebrews 5:11-6:12; Mark 12:35-44

Study Questions for Mark 12:35-40

  1. Why would the Sadducees assume that the possibility of having
  1. What is the point of Jesus’ commentary on Psalm 110:1 in v. 36?
  2. Why do you think the throng heard this commentary gladly? (v. 37)
  3. Given than Jesus has just commended a scribe for his response to his teaching, what is the point of Jesus’ condemnation of the scribes as a body?  What kinds of similarly unhealthy spiritual activity do you see around you today?  In the church as a whole?

The e100 Readings for this week are:

Ten Brothers Go To Egypt: Genesis 42:1-38
The Brothers Return: Genesis 43:1-44:34

The e100 is a Bible reading plan in which participants can read and reflect over the course of a year on 100 of the most significant passages in the Bible. Taken together, these 100 passages offer a snapshot into the mighty works of God in Creation, Redemption, Sanctification (separating a community of people to himself, for his purposes) and Glorification (his ultimate intention for the restoration of humanity to the fullness of how he made us to be in the beginning).

60 Days of PsalmsA guide to praying through the entire Book of Psalms in two months.