PRAYER OF THE DAY
Let us pray,
Sovereign God, ruler of all hearts, you call us to obey you, and you favor us with true freedom. Keep us faithful to the ways of your Son, that, leaving behind all that hinders us, we may steadfastly follow your paths, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord. Amen.
FIRST READING: 1 KINGS 19:15-16, 19-21
SECOND READING GALATIANS 5:1, 13-25
GOSPEL READING LUKE 9:51-62