September 18, 2020

Published September 18, 2020 by St Matthews Lutheran Church in Daily Message

Kingdom thinking—where there are no more stripes earned. Kingdom thinking—where first and last and in-between are all jumbled together. Kingdom thinking—where none of us can claim anything but gratitude that we are in the mix as recipients of God’s generous mercy.

          Excerpted, God Pause, Luther Seminary, Paulette Thanig Creswell ’95 M.Div.
          September 17, 2020

Almighty God, by our baptism into the death and resurrection of your Son, Jesus Christ, you turn us from the old life of sin. Grant that we who are reborn to new life in him may live in righteousness and holiness all our days, through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.