We do not always wait with hope. Often we wait for something, but our unbelief does not allow for hope. The psalmist hopes, since the word of God does not fail. The psalmist’s hope in the word of God parallels Israel’s hope in the Lord—the certainty that the God who...

God, how anxious is my heart! When I am required to wait for something, I confess to you that I do it without hope. Forgive me! Help me, O God, to put my trust and hope in you forever. So I pray. Amen.


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Leccionario Semanal
June 25 – July 1, 2018
Generalidades de la Escritura

David is remembered in scripture as a mighty king but also as a great poet. Many of the Psalms are ascribed to him. In Second Samuel we find a poem, a song of lamentation over Saul and Jonathan. Saul was violently jealous of David, yet David still honored Saul as God’s anointed king. Jonathan was David’s best friend, and David bemoans Israel’s loss of these two leaders. The author of Psalm 130, although probably not David, appeals to God in David-like fashion. The Gospel reading takes us in a different direction, showing the power of a woman’s faith. In Second Corinthians, Paul deals with practical matters. The Corinthians had promised to send financial help to the believers in Jerusalem. Now that pledge needs to become a reality.

Pensamientos de reflexión

• Read 2 Samuel 1:1, 17-27. When have you acknowledged, upon his or her death, the value of a person you deemed an enemy?
• Read Psalm 130. When have you cried out to God from the depths of your despair? What was God’s response?
• Read 2 Corinthians 8:7-15. When have you lost enthusiasm for a project that had originally ignited your interest and best efforts? How did you rekindle that interest?
• Read Mark 5:21-43. What has been your experience with God’s plans and timetable?

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