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God’s Front Porch

1 John 4:19

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This Sunday Pastor Mark will speak about radical hospitality and what it means to bless others. In the lobby there will be a mini hospitality fair set up to help us apply this sermon to our everyday lives.

Below are the suggested readings for each day this week. You have the opportunity to mediate over the scripture and questions.  Check back Monday to see ways you can share how you were a blessing to others.

The Five Practices Of Fruitful Disciples
Suggested Daily Devotional Reading for Cultivating Fruitfulness

Monday, September 9 –  Matthew 25: 35, 40  – Do you remember walking into St. Luke for the very first time? What was it like? Who reached out to you?   List them here and offer a prayer of thanksgiving for them.

Tuesday, September 10 – Deuteronomy 10:19  Commit yourself to offer a simple and gracious word of greeting in worship to one person you do not know each week.  Pray that God will show you ways to offer them radical hospitality.

Wednesday, September 11 – 1 Timothy 6:19  How is your life enriched by being a disciple of Jesus Christ? What have you received by being a part of a community of faith?

Thursday, September 12 – Matthew 22: 8-9  Write down the names of three people who do not have a church home. Pray for them daily. Invite them to come to a ministry of the church with you.

Friday, September 13  – Romans 15:7  Think about three ways St. Luke reaches out to invite people and welcome guests. Think of three ways we could do better.

Join us for Digging Deeper into Radical Hospitality this Wednesday at 6:00 p.m.  It’s a part of Wednesday.comm.

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