Bible reading and Prayer for Saturday 6th June

Aerial view of St Clement Danes church

Bible Reading and Prayer
for Saturday 6th June 2020

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Welcome to our virtual morning Bible Reading & Prayer for today.

 
Good morning.

Our beautiful church remains closed for the time being, as we all play our part in fighting the invisible enemy of Covid 19.

As we continue to work from home, or on the front line with our brave key workers, I hope our daily prayers and readings from the Bible, bring you hope, some comfort and sustain you during this difficult time.

Our church remains empty, but together, in a virtual world, we give thanks to our Lord and pray for those whose lives have been touched during this time.
Blessings to you and your family.


David 
 
 

Bible Reading

Jesus Denounces the Scribes
As he taught, he said, ‘Beware of the scribes, who like to walk around in long robes, and to be
greeted with respect in the market-places, and to have the best seats in the synagogues and
places of honour at banquets! They devour widows’ houses and for the sake of appearance say
long prayers. They will receive the greater condemnation.’
The Widow’s Offering
He sat down opposite the treasury, and watched the crowd putting money into the treasury.
Many rich people put in large sums. A poor widow came and put in two small copper coins,
which are worth a penny. Then he called his disciples and said to them, ‘Truly I tell you, this
poor widow has put in more than all those who are contributing to the treasury. For all of them
have contributed out of their abundance; but she out of her poverty has put in everything she
had, all she had to live on.’

 
 

Prayer for today

Heavenly Father, in your Son Jesus Christ you have given us a true faith and a sure hope.
Strengthen this faith and hope in us all our days, that we may live as those who believe in the
communion of saints the forgiveness of sins and the resurrection to eternal life; through Jesus
Christ our Lord. Amen