Reaching out with God's Love

Scripture Readings

Posted by on Aug 7, 2019 in Announcement, Scriptures |

Sunday   August 11, 2019

 

First Reading:   Genesis 15:1-6

God promises childless and aging Abram that a child of his own will be his heir and that his descendants will number as many as the starts. Abram trusts God’s promise and through this faith he is considered righteous.

Second Reading:   Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16

Abraham and Sarah exemplify the vision of faith that people of God enact in every age. Their hope and trust in God’s promise allowed them to face an unknown future and to receive the promise of God.

Gospel:   Luke 12:32-40

Jesus encourages disciples to invest their hearts and live fully into God’s reign. Instead of facing life with fear, those who know God’s generosity are always ready to receive from God and give to others.