Trinity 17 through Trinity 20 Reflections 2017

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The 17th Sunday after Trinity

"For whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted." Luke 14:11

Monday of the 17th Week after Trinity

Debate your case with your neighbor, And do not disclose the secret to another; (Proverbs 25:9)

Tuesday of the 17th Week after Trinity

One Lord, one faith, one baptism; (Ephesians 4:5)

Wednesday of the 17th Week after Trinity

What is the Sacrament of the Altar? It is the true body and blood of our Lord Jesus Christ under the bread and wine, instituted by Christ Himself for us Christians to eat and to drink. (The Small Catechism: The Sacrament of the Altar, Part 1)

Thursday of the 17th Week after Trinity

Then He said to them, "What man is there among you who has one sheep, and if it falls into a pit on the Sabbath, will not lay hold of it and lift it out? Of how much more value then is a man than a sheep? Therefore it is lawful to do good on the Sabbath." Then He said to the man, "Stretch out your hand." And he stretched it out, and it was restored as whole as the other. Then the Pharisees went out and plotted against Him, how they might destroy Him. (Matthew 12:11-14)

Friday of the 17th Week after Trinity

"But you shall seek the place where the LORD your God chooses, out of all your tribes, to put His name for His dwelling place; and there you shall go. (Deuteronomy 12:5)

Saturday of the 17th Week after Trinity

Because of the house of the LORD our God I will seek your good. (Psalm 122:9 from the Introit for Trinity 18)

The 18th Sunday after Trinity

"If David then calls Him 'Lord,' how is He his Son?" (Matthew 22:45)

Monday of the 18th Week after Trinity

The Lord delighted only in your fathers, to love them; and He chose their descendants after them, you above all peoples, as it is this day. (Deuteronomy 10:15)

Tuesday of the 18th Week after Trinity

To the church of God which is at Corinth, to those who are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints, with all who in every place call on the name of Jesus Christ our Lord, both theirs and ours: (1 Corinthians 1:2)