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Thursday, August 16, 2018
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August 2018 Scripture Calendar for Prayer

During the month of August, please think and pray on these scriptures about love, God’s love, the love of our congregation, and about your own love for your fellowman.

August 1st:   Matthew 22:37-39    “And He said to him, “YOU SHALL LOVE THE LORD WITH ALL YOUR HEART, AND WITH ALL YOUR SOUL, AND WITH ALL YOUR MIND.” ‘This is the great and foremost commandment.’  The second is like it, “YOU SHALL LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR AS YOURSELF.”

August 2nd:  1 Timothy 1:5           “But the goal of our instruction is love from a pure heart and a good conscience and a sincere faith.”

August 3rd:   Romans 13:10          “Love does no wrong to a neighbor; therefore, love is the fulfillment of the law.”

August 4th:   1 Peter 5:14             “Greet one another with a kiss of love. Peace be to you all who are in Christ.”

August 5th:    Worship Service

August 6th:   1 John 3:16              “We know love by this That He laid down His life for us and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.”

August 7th:   Matthew 25:35-36    “For I was hungry, and you gave Me something to eat; I was thirsty, and you gave Me something to drink; I was a stranger, and you invited Me in; I was naked, and you clothed Me; I was sick, and you visited Me; I was in prison, and you came to Me.”

August 8th:   Exodus 32:31-32       “Then Moses returned to the LORD, and said “Alas, this people has committed a great sin, and they have made a god of gold for themselves.  But now, if You will, forgive their sin – and if not, please blot me out from Your book which You have written!”

August 9th:   1 Corinthians 13: 1-3 “If I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but do not have love, I have become a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal.  If I have the gift of prophecy, and know all mysteries and all knowledge; and I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but do not have love, I have nothing.  And if I give all my possessions to feed the poor, and if I surrender my body to be burned but do not have love, it profits me nothing.”

August 10th: 1Peter 4:8                 “Above all, keep fervent in your love for one another, because love covers a multitude of sins.”

August 11thLeviticus 19:18         “You shall not take vengeance, nor bear any grudge against the sons of your people, but you shall love your neighbor as yourself; I am the LORD.”

August 12th: Worship Service

August 13th: Galatians 5:13          “For you were called to freedom, brethren; only do not turn your freedom into an opportunity for the flesh, but through love, serve one another.”

August 14th: Deuteronomy 15:7-8 “If there is a poor man with you, one of your brothers, in any of your towns in your land which the LORD your God is giving you, you shall not harden your heart, nor close your hand from your poor brother; but you shall freely open your hand to him, and shall generously lend him sufficient for his need in whatever he lacks.”

August 15th: Romans 16:16          “Greet one another with a holy kiss.  All the churches of Christ greet you.”

August 16th:             John 15:12                 “This is my commandment, that you love one another just as I have loved you.”

August 17th: Proverbs 10:12         “Hatred stirs up strife, But love covers all transgressions.”

August 18th1 John 2:10              “The one who loves his brother abides in the Light and there is no cause for stumbling in him.”

August 19thWorship Service

August 20th: 1 John 3:23              “This is His commandment, that we believe in the name of His son, Jesus Christ, and love one another, just as He commanded us.”

August 21st: 2 Corinthians 2:4      “For out of much affliction and anguish of heart I wrote to you with many tears; not so that you would be made sorrowful, but that you might know the love which I have especially for you.”

August 22nd: Philippians 4:10        “But I rejoice in the Lord greatly, that now at last you have revived your concern for me; indeed you were concerned before, but you lacked opportunity.”

August 23rdEphesians 5:2           “and walk in love, just as Christ also loved you, and gave Himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God as a fragrant aroma.”

August 24th: 1 John 4:7                 “Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God.”

August 25th:Galatians 5:6            “For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision means anything, but faith working with love.”

August 26th: Worship Service

August 27th: Acts 4:32                  “And the congregation of those who believed were of one heart and soul; and not one of them claimed that anything belonging to him was his own, but all things were common property to them.”

August 28th1 Peter 1:22             “Since you have in obedience to the truth purified your souls for a sincere love of the brethren, fervently love one another from the heart.”

August 29th: Galatians 5:14          “For the whole law is fulfilled in one word, in the statement, “YOU SHALL LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR AS YOURSELF.”

August 30th: Hebrews 6:10           “For God is not unjust so as to forget your work and the love which you have shown toward His name, in having ministered and in still ministering to the saints.”

August 31st1 Peter 2:17             “Honor all people, love the brotherhood, fear God, honor the King.”