Great Plains Daily Devotional for 07/09/2016

Today please be in prayer for

Springfield First UMC
Missouri River District
Fremont Calvary UMC
Hooper Faith UMC
Missouri River District

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This Week's Lectionary

7th Sunday after Pentecost/in Kingdomtide – Green
 
2 Kings 5:1-14
Psalm 30
Galatians 6: (1-6) 7-16
Luke 10:1-11, 16-20

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Today's Devotional

Luke 8:9-15

9 Then his disciples asked him what this parable meant. 10He said, ‘To you it has been given to know the secrets of the kingdom of God; but to others I speak in parables, so that
“looking they may not perceive,
   and listening they may not understand.”

11 ‘Now the parable is this: The seed is the word of God. 12The ones on the path are those who have heard; then the devil comes and takes away the word from their hearts, so that they may not believe and be saved. 13The ones on the rock are those who, when they hear the word, receive it with joy. But these have no root; they believe only for a while and in a time of testing fall away. 14As for what fell among the thorns, these are the ones who hear; but as they go on their way, they are choked by the cares and riches and pleasures of life, and their fruit does not mature. 15But as for that in the good soil, these are the ones who, when they hear the word, hold it fast in an honest and good heart, and bear fruit with patient endurance.