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“BREAD OF LIFE” READINGS May 2018

Written by | May, 2018
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May 1 TLH 59 2 Samuel 7:1-16 God promised David that his throne would endure forever, a promise that was ultimately fulfilled in Christ, the greatest King of all.

May 2 TLH 524/LSB 691; Psalm 52 The wicked may boast, but in the end those who trust in God’s unfailing love will flourish.

May 3 TLH 602 Jeremiah 29:1-14 Jeremiah comforts the exiles with the good news that they would be delivered. He comforts us with the good news of our eternal deliverance.

May 4 WS 724 Mark 15:21-32 If Jesus had wanted to save Himself, He could have come down from the cross. But He wanted
to save us.

May 5 WS 780 2 Corinthians 4:5-12 We may be weak, but the Word of God we proclaim is certainly not!

May 7 TLH 464/LSB 542; Exodus 23:1-9 Pursue justice and love your neighbor. We have failed at both, but are thankful that Jesus Christ did not.

May 8 TLH 260 Psalm 54 So often the righteous are under attack, but the Lord helps us in our troubles.

May 9 TLH 25 Job 38:1-12 When we feel sorry for ourselves and start to think the Lord cannot help us, He asks, “Who are you to think I can do nothing?”

May 10 WS 757’LSB 815; Psalm 47 Christ our Savior ascends in triumph. His victory (and ours) is complete.

May 11 TLH 522/LSB 553; Jeremiah 33:1-16 When God chastens us on account of our sins, we can trust that He will also be there to restore us.

May 12 TLH 645 Luke 2:1-20 The “Righteous Branch” that Jeremiah said would come was born in Bethlehem—our righteous Savior who gives us His righteousness!

May 14 TLH 442 2 Corinthians 8:1-12 Out of love for Christ, the Corinthians gave to their fellow Christians in need.

May 15 TLH 443 Exodus 25:1-8 Our gifts for the Lord come from the heart.

May 16 TLH 30 Psalm 57:7-11 God’s people praise Him with music, singing of His faithfulness.

May 17 WS 781 Jeremiah 37:6-17 The prophet of God suffers prison for preaching the truth, a reminder that Christians everywhere are suffering for the Lord.

May 18 TLH 489 Luke 4:14-30 When Jesus preached the truth, He too was rejected by those who did not believe He could save them.

May 19 WS 788 2 Corinthians 9:6-15 When we give our offerings, our hearts can be in it too, for our giving is an expression of thanksgiving to God for His great gifts.

May 21 TLH 32/LSB 769; Exodus 32:1-14 Moses interceded before God when the people sinned, just as Jesus would later intercede for us.

May 22 TLH 437/LSB 501; 2 Samuel 21:15-22 Did you know that there was more than one “Goliath” the Israelites had to face? Did you know that those giants fell too?

May 23 WS 787 Psalm 61 We turn to our God for protection.

May 24 TLH 425 Job 42:12-17 The Lord saw Job through all his terrible troubles. It’s a lesson we would all do well to take to heart.

May 25 TLH 327 Luke 5:17-26 The paralytic had an even bigger problem than his paralysis—and Jesus took care of that first!

May 26 TLH 521/LSB 603; 2 Corinthians 11:30-12:10 Do you complain about your weakness? Think about how your weakness highlights God’s strength.

May 28 TLH 246 Exodus 33:12-23 The Israelites were distinguished from other people by God’s Presence. Isn’t that what distinguishes us Christians today from others too?

May 29 TLH 294 1 Kings 3:4-13 Solomon had a lot to learn (he was still offering sacrifices on the high places), but the wisdom from the Lord would guide him.

May 30 TLH 567 Psalm 65 Our gracious God not only forgives our transgressions, but cares for us in this life too.
O give thanks!

May 31 TLH 355 Proverbs 1:1-7 Solomon, the wisest king of all, recognized that true wisdom humbly looks to God.
Are you wise?