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Lectionary Readings: AM Psalm 107:33-43, 108:1-6(7-13); PM Psalm 33
Mal. 3:13-4:6; James 5:13-20; Luke 18:9-14
Holy Spirit pauses me at these verses from today’s readings.
Psalm 108: 1 My heart is steadfast, O God, my heart is steadfast;*
I will sing and make melody.
Awake, my soul!*
2 Awake, O harp and lyre!
I will awake the dawn.
Malachi 3: 5Now we count the arrogant happy; evildoers not only prosper, but when they put God to the test they escape.’
Luke 18: 9 He also told this parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous and regarded others with contempt