David honors Saul and Jonathan’s memory with a funeral song.
Paul speaks of spiritual gifts–their diversity, necessity and purpose.
4 There are different kinds of spiritual gifts, but the same Spirit is the source of them all. 5 There are different kinds of service, but we serve the same Lord. 6 God works in different ways, but it is the same God who does the work in all of us.
7 A spiritual gift is given to each of us so we can help each other. (1 Corinthians 12:4-7, NLT)
Ezekiel describes the glory of God.
Psalm 49 reminds the fleeting worth of wealth.
The readings toggle two realms: here and hereafter.
Lord, this year especially has me sorting through so many thoughts of past, present and purpose. Help me to order my days in light of your calling on my life. It is a joy and honor to serve you.