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Sojourners Verse and Voice – 9 September 2022

September 9, 2022

Verse of the day
But seek the welfare of the city where I have sent you into exile, and pray to the Lord on its behalf, for in its welfare you will find your welfare

– Jeremiah 29:7

Voice of the day
When a city is wounded, / before it moans, before it kneels, / it draws a breath, and keeps it … / It becomes a windless forest.

– Michael Symmons Roberts, “Last Words”

Prayer of the day
Lord who rebuilds, teach us to labor for the welfare of the spaces and communities we find ourselves in.

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