One of the resources that we distribute every year at our Order of the Flame evangelism conference is a simple book called the Moravian Daily Text. Methodists from around the world who know a bit of John Wesley’s testimony will be familiar with Moravians, who demonstrated anointed calm in the face of a horrific storm during a sea voyage he shared with them. Over the years Wesley was deeply influenced by the Moravians.
Today, you can be too. You can subscribe for Moravian Daily Text emails here if you’re not a book person.
The watchword for the week and the reading for today are especially timely. What forms our values?
Watchword: Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth. Colossians 3:2
The Lord executes justice for the orphan and the widow, and loves the strangers, providing them food and clothing. You shall also love the stranger. Deuteronomy 10:18–19
I was a stranger and you welcomed me. Matthew 25:35
Holy Father, thank you for our many blessings. Help us, Lord, to share our gifts and our talents with the world around us. Give us strength to use our hands and feet to show the love of Christ to our friends, neighbors, and coworkers. Amen.