Great Plains Daily Devotional for 11/19/2016

Today please be in prayer for

Laura Cherry
Tescott UMC
Salina District
Joohyang Kim
Countryside UMC
Ebenezer (Clay Center) UMC
Wakefield UMC
Salina District

Today's Lectionary Text

26th Sunday after Pentecost/in Kingdomtide – Green
Isaiah 65:17-25
Isaiah 12 or Palm 118
2 Thessalonians 3:6-13
Luke 21:5-19

Today's Devotional

Romans 7:7-13

7 What then should we say? That the law is sin? By no means! Yet, if it had not been for the law, I would not have known sin. I would not have known what it is to covet if the law had not said, ‘You shall not covet.’ 8But sin, seizing an opportunity in the commandment, produced in me all kinds of covetousness. Apart from the law sin lies dead. 9I was once alive apart from the law, but when the commandment came, sin revived 10and I died, and the very commandment that promised life proved to be death to me. 11For sin, seizing an opportunity in the commandment, deceived me and through it killed me. 12So the law is holy, and the commandment is holy and just and good.

13 Did what is good, then, bring death to me? By no means! It was sin, working death in me through what is good, in order that sin might be shown to be sin, and through the commandment might become sinful beyond measure.


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