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St. Paul Lutheran Church, Runge: Seeing the big picture
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The prayer for the day for Sunday, Aug. 25 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Runge was: "God of all creation, you reach out to call people of all nations to your kingdom. As you gather disciples from near and far, count us also among those who boldly confess your Son Jesus Christ as Lord. Amen".

Pastor Randal Bruno referred to the Gospel lesson from Luke chapter 13 verses 10-17 for his sermon. Jesus had been teaching in one of the synagogues and there he noticed a woman who was bent over and could not fully straighten herself. Jesus freed her from her disability that Sabbath Day and the rulers of the day scorned Jesus for healing on the Sabbath. The people were more concerned about the law and did not recognize the miracle before them. How sad this must be to God when we live a proper life and fail to live a Godly life. We too have a lesson to learn--How much will we learn from the lesson Jesus addressed that day? Perhaps we need to open our eyes a little wider and thereby see the big picture and recognize miracles in our midst and give glory to God.

Sunday worship services at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Runge begin at 8:30 a.m. followed by fellowship and Bible Study of Revelation. Women's Bible study will begin on Sept. 4 at 9 a.m. at the Monecke's home and Wednesday night Bible Study will begin on Sept. 4 at 6:30 p.m. Third Thursday Fellowship is scheduled for Sept. 19 at 12:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome to come and see. St. Paul Lutheran Church is a North American Lutheran Church and we are encouraged to join in an International Day of Prayer on Sept. 2 asking God to send His Holy Spirit to help and guide us.

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