Month: October 2017

The Main Complaint

Readings Isaiah 61:1-6 Psalm 147:1-7 Acts 1:1-8 Luke 10:1-9 When you visit your doctor as a patient, you present him or her with a main complaint. The “main complaint” is the single most bothersome thing that drives you to seek medical help. Researchers tell us that, in more than half of all doctor visits, the …

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Psalm 147:1-7

1 Praise the LORD. How good it is to sing praises to our God, how pleasant and fitting to praise him! 2 The LORD builds up Jerusalem; he gathers the exiles of Israel. 3 He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds. 4 He determines the number of the stars and calls them each …

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Luke 10:1-9

1 After this the Lord appointed seventy-two[a] others and sent them two by two ahead of him to every town and place where he was about to go. 2 He told them, “The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest …

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Isaiah 61:1-6

1 The Spirit of the Sovereign LORD is on me,because the LORD has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness for the prisoners, 2 to proclaim the year of the LORD’s favor and the …

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Acts 1:1-8

1 In my former book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus began to do and to teach 2 until the day he was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit to the apostles he had chosen. 3 After his suffering, he presented himself to them and gave many convincing proofs …

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