Sunday, July 19, 2009

Monday, July 20, 2009

Read Hebrews 13:17-25
A Closing Exhortation and Benediction

Key Words and Phrases
** have a clear conscience
** desire to act honorably in all things
** make you complete in everything good
so that you may do his will

Reflection Questions
1. With the author's emphasis on a clear conscience, acting honorably, and being completely good, is this passage out of date?

2. Is your conscience clear?

3. In your own circumstances, what would "acting honorably in all things" require?

4. How do you discover God's will for your life?

A Prayer
Lord Jesus, you are the great shepherd of the sheep. Only through your love and mercy can we have a clear conscience. Only you can make us complete in everything good. Without your help. we are unable to live with honor. Apart from you we cannot please God.

Forgive us for wandering from the fold, trying to make it on our own. Restore us to yourself, whose resurrection power can transform our lives. By grace may we be pleasing in God's sight. Amen.

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