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“BREAD OF LIFE” READINGS July 2019

Written by | July, 2019
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TLH = The Lutheran Hymnal, 1941; WS = Worship Supplement 2000; LSB = Lutheran Service Book, 2006

Date Hymns Reading Comments
Jul 1 TLH 191; WS 727 1 Corinthians 5:1-13 Get rid of what is sinful so that it does not corrupt everything around it.
Jul 2 TLH 424; LSB 600 1 Corinthians 6:9-20 Those who continue in sexual immorality without repentance are rejecting the Lord Jesus Who bought them with His own blood.
Jul 3 TLH 246 (LSB 507) Leviticus 10:1-11 The deaths of Nadab and Abihu reminded Israel of the need for holiness before the Lord.
Jul 4 TLH 623; WS 791 1 Corinthians 7:1-14 The apostle Paul reiterates God’s intent for the marriage relationship. God wants husbands and wives to stay together until parted by death.
Jul 5 TLH 418; LSB 847 1 Corinthians 8:1-13 Sometimes just being permitted to do something doesn’t mean it’s a good idea to do it.
Jul 6 TLH 415 (LSB 510) 1 Corinthians 9:19-27 The apostle disciplined himself carefully so as not to lead others or himself away from the prize in Christ Jesus.
Jul 8 TLH 375 (LSB 568) Leviticus 12:1-8 These ceremonial purifications reminded the people of the purification Christ would give them once and for all (see also Luke 2:22-32).
Jul 9 TLH 446 1 Corinthians 10:1-13 We don’t want to treat temptation carelessly, but rather look to the Lord for help to escape it safely.
Jul 10 TLH 307; WS 755 1 Corinthians 11:17-32 The Lord’s Supper is given for our spiritual benefit and blessing. May we appreciate Christ’s beautiful demonstration of His forgiveness and mercy!
Jul 11 TLH 229; WS 739 1 Corinthians 12:12-27 Jesus has given us a precious fellowship and unity with our fellow believers.
Jul 12 TLH 228 Proverbs 25:11-15 A gentle tongue and a fitting word will do the most good.
Jul 13 TLH 462 (LSB 651) 1 Corinthians 12:31b-13:13 The Corinthians were concerned about obtaining unusual spiritual gifts, but far greater for them to show love to God and to each other.
Jul 15 TLH 42; WS 746 1 Corinthians 14:26-40 Our worship of God should be orderly and fitting, for our God is a creator of order, not chaos.
Jul 16 TLH 210; LSB 466 1 Corinthians 15:35-58 Jesus has triumphed over death and given us life—as well as meaning and purpose to all our preaching!
Jul 17 TLH 279 (LSB 915) Proverbs 26:1-12 Some of these proverbs paint a humorous picture, but the message is serious: don’t be a fool.
Jul 18 TLH 359 (LSB 873) 2 Corinthians 3:7-18 The New Covenant which promises the forgiveness of our sins is truly glorious—and we reflect that glory.
Jul 19 TLH 660 (LSB 748) 2 Corinthians 5:1-10 Oh how we long for heaven!
Jul 20 TLH 534; WS 789 2 Corinthians 12:1-10 Weakness isn’t always a bad thing, for it reminds us to lean on God’s strength.
Jul 22 TLH 169; LSB 572 Leviticus 16:6-22 All our sins were laid on Jesus.
Jul 23 TLH 442 (LSB 851) Proverbs 28:18-27 Greed is a terrible thing and can overcome a person, ruining faith. Trust the Lord for what you need because He will provide just what is right.
Jul 24 TLH 320 (LSB 610) Romans 1:18-2:4 God has allowed people to continue in their terrible sins, not because they don’t deserve immediate judgment, but because He still hopes to bring them to repentance.
Jul 25 TLH 389 (LSB 567) Romans 4:1-16 Faith is not a “good work” that we do to earn forgiveness; it is the very opposite of all work.
Jul 26 TLH 106 (LSB 412) Proverbs 29:4-14 The Lord looks for fairness and justice in people. This is a fruit of faith, faith in the One Who submitted to God’s just judgment for our sake.
Jul 27 TLH 347 (LSB 743) Romans 8:18-39 We are super-conquerors because Christ Jesus has conquered sin and death for us.
Jul 29 TLH 276; WS 749 Romans 11:11-21 You belong to Christ and that is good, but do not become arrogant toward those whom God is still trying to bring to faith.
Jul 30 TLH 296; LSB 583 Proverbs 30:1-9 We are not wise in our own right, but the flawless Word of God gives wisdom, and we can trust it forever.
Jul 31 TLH 624 Proverbs 31:10-31 This should not make you wives feel unworthy. Instead, let it make you glad for all the different ways the Lord blesses His families through you—whatever those ways may be.