Great Plains Daily Devotional for 09/14/2017

Today please be in prayer for

Hiattville UMC
Five Rivers District
Big Creek UMC
Humboldt, KS UMC
Five Rivers District
Iola: Calvary UMC
Iola: Wesley UMC
Five Rivers District

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This Week's Lectionary

14th Sunday after Pentecost/in Kingdomtide – Green
 
Exodus 12:1-14
Psalm 149 or Palm 148
Romans 13:8-14
Matthew 18:15-20
 

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Today's Devotional

1 Thessalonians 4:1-12

4Finally, brothers and sisters, we ask and urge you in the Lord Jesus that, as you learned from us how you ought to live and to please God (as, in fact, you are doing), you should do so more and more. 2For you know what instructions we gave you through the Lord Jesus. 3For this is the will of God, your sanctification: that you abstain from fornication; 4that each one of you knows how to control your own body in holiness and honour, 5not with lustful passion, like the Gentiles who do not know God; 6that no one wrongs or exploits a brother or sister in this matter, because the Lord is an avenger in all these things, just as we have already told you beforehand and solemnly warned you. 7For God did not call us to impurity but in holiness. 8Therefore whoever rejects this rejects not human authority but God, who also gives his Holy Spirit to you.

9 Now concerning love of the brothers and sisters, you do not need to have anyone write to you, for you yourselves have been taught by God to love one another; 10and indeed you do love all the brothers and sisters throughout Macedonia. But we urge you, beloved, to do so more and more, 11to aspire to live quietly, to mind your own affairs, and to work with your hands, as we directed you, 12so that you may behave properly towards outsiders and be dependent on no one.