Geneva United Methodist Church
Thursday, March 22, 2018
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March 2018 Scripture Calendar for Prayer:

During the month of March, please think and pray on these scriptures, the hospitality of our congregation, and our own hospitality.

March 1st:         1 Peter 4:8-10      “Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins.  Show hospitality to one another without grumbling.  As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God’s varied grace.”

March 2nd:        James 1:27           “Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world.”

March 3rd:         Galatians 5:13     “For you were called to freedom, brothers.  Only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another.”

March 4th:         Worship Service

March 5th:         Colossians 3:23-24“Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward.  You are serving the Lord Christ.”

March 6th:         Romans 12:13     “Contribute to the needs of the saints and seek to show hospitality.”

March 7th:         Jeremiah 22:3      “Thus says the Lord: Do justice and righteousness, and deliver from the hand of the oppressor him who has been robbed.  And do no wrong or violence to the resident alien, the fatherless, and the widow, nor shed innocent blood in this place.”

March 8th:         Leviticus 19:10    “And you shall not strip your vineyard bare, neither shall you gather the fallen grapes of your vineyard.  You shall leave them for the poor and for the sojourner: I am the Lord, your God.”

March 9th:         Matthew 7:12      “ So whatever you wish that others would do to you, do also to them, for this is the Law and the Prophets.”

March 10th:      Proverbs 31:20    “She opens her hand to the poor and reaches out her hands to the needy.”

March 11th:      Worship Service

March 12th”      Luke 14:13-14      “But when you give a reception, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind, and you will be blessed, since they do not have the means to repay you: for you will be repaid at the resurrection of the righteous.”

March 13th:      Psalm 23:5            “You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows.”

March 14th:      Leviticus 25:35    “If your brother becomes poor and cannot maintain himself, you shall support him as though he were a stranger and a sojourner, and he shall live with you.”

March 15th:      Hebrews 13:2      “Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by this some have entertained angels without knowing it.”

March 16th:      Acts 16:34            “And he brought them into his house and set food before them, and rejoiced greatly, having believed in God with his whole household.”

March 17th:      Titus 1:8               “Be hospitable, a lover of good, self-controlled, upright, holy, and disciplined.”

March 18th:      Worship Service

March 19th:      Hebrews 13:16    “Do not neglect to do good and to share what you have, for such sacrifices are pleasing to God.”

March 20th:      Luke 24:29            “But they urged him strongly, saying, ‘Stay with us, for it is toward evening and the day is now far spent.’ So he went to stay with them.”

March 21st:       Leviticus 19:34    “You shall treat the stranger who sojourns with you as the native among you, and you shall love him as yourself, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt: I am the Lord, your God.”

March 22nd:      Matthew 25:40   “And the King will answer them, ‘Truly, I say to you, as you did it to one of the least of these brothers, you did it to me.”

March 23rd:      Romans 15:7        “Therefore, welcome one another as Christ has welcomed you, for the glory of God.”

March 24th:      Galatians 6:10     “So then, as we have opportunity, let us do good to everyone, and especially to those who are of the household of faith.”

March 25th:      Worship Service

March 26th:      Mark 9:41             “For truly, I say to you, whoever gives you a cup of water to drink because you belong to Christ will by no means lose his reward.”

March 27th:      Isaiah 58:7            “Is it not to share your bread with the hungry and bring the homeless poor into your house; when you see the naked, to cover him, and not to hide yourself from your own flesh?”

March 28th:      Genesis 18:4        “Please let a little water be brought and wash your feet, and rest yourselves under the tree;”

March 29th:      Romans 12:13     “When God’s people are in need, be ready to help them.  Always be eager to practice hospitality.”

March 30th:      John 12:26            “If anyone serves me, he must follow me; and where I am, there will my servant be also.  If anyone serves me, the Father will honor him.”


March 31st:      Matthew 6:1-3    “Beware of practicing righteousness before other people in order to be seen by them, for then you will have no reward from your Father who is in heaven.  “Thus, when you give to the needy, sound no trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may be praised by others.  Truly I say to you, they have received their reward.  But when you give to the needy, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing.”