Christ Lutheran Community Church

Scriptures that correspond to our August  and September Sunday worship

August 4

  • Ecclesiastes 1:2, 12-14; 2:18-23  Search out wisdom, for all is vanity

  • Psalm 49:1-12  My mouth shall speak of wisdom. (Ps. 49:3)

  • Colossians 3:1-11  Clothed in Christ, your life is hidden with him in God

  • Luke 12:13-21  Jesus says: Be on guard against greed; be rich toward God, your treasure

August 11
  • Genesis 15:1-6  God’s promise of a child for Abram and Sarai

  • Psalm 33:12-22  Let your loving kindness be upon us, as we place our hope in you. (Ps. 33:22)

  • Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16  A model for us: Abraham’s faith in a new home given by God

  • Luke 12:32-40  God will give you the treasure of the kingdom; sell all that you have

August 18
  • Jeremiah 23:23-29  God’s word is like fire, like a hammer that breaks rocks

  • Psalm 82  Arise, O God, and rule the earth. (Ps. 82:8)

  • Hebrews 11:29--12:2  The faith of the Hebrew people, a great cloud of witnesses

  • Luke 12:49-56  Jesus brings fire on earth and has a baptism with which to be baptized

August 25
  • Isaiah 58:9b-14  Do not trample the sabbath, but feed the hungry
  • Psalm 103:1-8  The Lord crowns you with mercy and steadfast love. (Ps. 103:4)
  • Hebrews 12:18-29  You have come to the city of the living God and to Jesus
  • Luke 13:10-17  Jesus heals a crippled woman on the sabbath and is condemned​​
September  1
  • Proverbs 25:6-7  Do not put yourself forward

  • Psalm 112  The righteous are merciful and full of compassion. (Ps. 112:4)

  • Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16  God is with us: let acts of mutual love continue

  • Luke 14:1, 7-14 ​ An image of God’s reign: invite the poor, crippled to your banquet

September 8
  • Deuteronomy 30:15-20  Walk in the way of life and hold fast to God
  • Psalm 1  They are like trees planted by streams of water. (Ps. 1:3)
  • Philemon 1-21  Paul says: Receive Onesimus as a coworker
  • Luke 14:25-33  Jesus says: Disciples, give up your possessions and carry the cross
September 15
  • 1 Samuel 2:18-20, 26  The boy Samuel grew in favor with the Lord and the people

  • Psalm 148  The splendor of the Lord is over earth and heaven. (Ps. 148:13)

  • Colossians 3:12-17  Clothe yourselves in love; let the peace of Christ rule your hearts

  • Luke 2:41-52  The boy Jesus increased in wisdom, and in divine and human favor

​September 22

  • Amos 8:4-7  Warnings to those who trample on the needy and poor
  • Psalm 113  The Lord lifts up the poor from the ashes. (Ps. 113:7)
  • 1 Timothy 2:1-7  One God, one mediator—Christ Jesus—who gave himself for all people
  • Luke 16:1-13  A shrewd manager: faithful in little, faithful in much; serving God/wealth

September 29

  • ​Amos 6:1a, 4-7  Warnings to those who are comfortable or wealthy
  • Psalm 146  The Lord gives justice to those who are oppressed. (Ps. 146:7)
  • 1 Timothy 6:6-19  Eager to be rich or eager to pursue richness of God’s justice?
  • Luke 16:19-31  Story of poor Lazarus and the wealthy man