Pastor's Corner: It's not all about me?
Last updated 8/18/2023 at 10:40am
The Scripture readings that we are using for this Sunday, Aug. 20, are as follows:
First reading - Isaiah 56:1-6
Second reading - Romans 11:13-15, 29-32
Gospel reading - Matthew 15: 21-28
In the First Reading from Isaiah, we read that the prophet is telling the people of God - the chosen people - that God's salvation is going to come for "foreigners who join themselves to the Lord." That His (the Lord's) "house of prayer will be called a house of prayer for all people." I would ask that you hold on to these statements by the prophet and when we get to the Gospel reading from Matthew. Th...