Theme: The Christian Loves God Above All Things

Matthew 10:34-42
Jeremiah 28:5-9
Romans 6:1b-11
Psalm 89

434 – Lord, You I Love with All My Heart
453 – Come, Follow Me, the Savior Spoke
299 – All Who Believe and Are Baptized

Prayer of the Day: O God, you have prepared joys beyond understanding for those who love you. Pour into our hearts such love for you that, loving you above all things, we may obtain your promises, which exceed all that we can desire; through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

Verse of the Day: Alleluia. If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. Alleluia. (Mark 8:34b)