2 Thessalonians 1: 11-12
To this end, we always pray for you, that our God may make you worthy of his calling and powerfully bring to fulfillment every good purpose and every effort of faith, that the name of our Lord Jesus may be glorified in you, and you in him, in accord with the grace of our God and Lord Jesus Christ.
Tuesday, August 26th
Psalm 96: 13b
He shall rule the world with justice and the peoples with his faithfulness.
Wednesday, August 27th
2 Thessalonians 3: 6
We instruct you, brothers, in the name of [our] Lord Jesus Christ, to shun any brother who conducts himself in a disorderly way and not according to the tradition they received from us.
Memorial of St. Augustine
Thursday, August 28th
Matthew 24: 42
Stay awake! For you do not know on which day your Lord will come.
Friday, August 29th
Matthew 16: 24-25
Then Jesus said to his disciples, "Whoever wishes to come after me must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me. For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will find it."