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Sixth Day of Christmas--Wednesday

Updated: Jan 1














Text: Isaiah 25:1-9



Prayer Pointers:

For renewed trust in the Lord God

To be the trustworthy neighbor

For those who work in supply and maintenance chains



TAKING ANY ACTION IN OUR WORLD depends on trust. Stepping on the airplane means trusting the long line of people who have built, inspected, repaired, maintained and flown the plane. Buying food or medicine? Same high level of trust for all those whom we will likely never meet. Getting in the car to drive around the corner to that grocery or pharmacy or airport demands a high level of trust.


Yet we do these activities, and many others, without a thought.


Isaiah calls on his people to trust in the Lord, to be confident that the Lord, who holds all of us in his hands, is as trustworthy as the countless strangers that have a part in feeding us, clothing us and ensuring that we arrive at our destination. The Lord has acted to save us—he has come in the flesh, never to be separated from us. The Lord is our light and our salvation—what reason do we have to be afraid?


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May you know Christmas joy ~ Pr. Dave Brooks






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Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church

824 N. Buchanan Blvd. 

Durham, NC 27701

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824 North Buchanan Blvd, Durham, NC 27701 | 919-682-6030  | www.gracelutheranchurch.net

Mission Statement: We are called to Welcome Everyone to Walk the Way of GRACE, and walk in that way in our individual lives, in our shared life in our various communities, in our common life with our neighbors, and even to the world at large as God sends us. The Way of Grace is to: GROW with Jesus, REJOICE in God, ANSWER with hope, CARE for the neighbor, and EMBRACE community.

Vision Statement: God has a plan FOR OUR LIVES, and so we teach how to walk in the path of Jesus Christ; FOR OUR NEIGHBORHOODS, and so we work to build healthy and strong communities; FOR OUR CITY, and so we share life with our neighbors in Walltown, Trinity Park, Duke, and the Triangle; and FOR OUR WORLD, and so we go with Good News.

Core Values: Because God loves us first, we value worship rooted in Scripture and Sacraments, service to all people, and being a welcoming community that loves and forgives one another.