August 9, 2020, The Tenth Sunday of Pentecost

Prayer of the day:

O God, our defender, storms rage around and within us and cause us to be afraid. Rescue your people from despair, deliver your sons and daughters from fear, and reserve us in the faith of your Son, Jesus Christ, our Saviour and Lord. AMEN

Scripture:

Matthew 14:22-33

Immediately he made the disciples get into the boat and go on ahead to the other side, while he dismissed the crowds. And after he had dismissed the crowds, he went up the mountain by himself to pray. When evening came, he was there alone, but by this time the boat, battered by the waves, was war from the land, for the wind was against them. And early in the morning he came walking toward them on the sea. But when the disciples saw him walking on the sea, they were terrified, saying, “It is a ghost!” And they cried out in fear. But immediately Jesus spoke to them and said, “Take heart, it is I; do not be afraid.” Peter answered him, “Lord, if it is you, command me to come to you on the water.” He said, “Come.” So Peter got out of the boat, started walking on the water, and came toward Jesus. But when he noticed the strong wind, he became frightened, and beginning to sink, he cried out, “Lord, save me!” Jesus immediately reached out his hand and caught him, saying to him, “You of little faith, why did you doubt?” When they got into the boat, the wind ceased. And those in the boat worshiped him, saying, “Truly you are the Son of God.”

Sermon Link https://elcic.box.com/s/773yifjnatoj1it7p1e5fk2mp0y4npks

Blessing

God, the creator, Jesus, the Christ, and the Holy Spirit the comforter bless you and keep you in eternal love. Amen

God in peace, Christ is with you. R/ Thanks be to God!

Published by paulandapolloswork

pastor for South Grey Bruce Lutheran Parish.

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