— Joel 2:1-2,12-17; Psalm 51:1-17
2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10; Matthew 6:1-6,16-21
Wednesday, February 26 — Psalm 31:1–5
Exodus 4:1–5:9; Matthew 19:13–22
O that my ways may be steadfast in keeping your statutes! Psalm 119:5
As the time approached for him to be taken up to heaven, Jesus resolutely set out for Jerusalem. Luke 9:51 NIV
Holy Redeemer, your strength and determination is the face of your sacrifice: a lesson and encouragement to us all. Help us to follow your example, living lives of compassion, hope, love, and devotion to you and our brothers and sisters. In your name, we pray. Amen.