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The Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity

The Sunday between 25 September and 1 October

30th September 2018

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First Service

Collect One

Lord, we beseech thee,
Grant thy people grace to withstand the temptations
of the world, the flesh, and the devil,
and with pure hearts and minds to follow thee
the only God;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Collect Two

Almighty and everlasting God:
Increase in us your gift of faith
that, forsaking what lies behind,
we may run the way of your commandments
and win the crown of everlasting joy;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

The First Reading

The Psalm

Psalm 124 or Psalm 19:7–14

The Second Reading

James 5: 13–20

The Gospel Reading

Mark 9: 38–50

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Post Communion Prayer

All praise and thanks, O Christ,
for this sacred banquet,
in which by faith we receive you,
the memory of your passion is renewed,
our lives are filled with grace,
and a pledge of future glory given,
to feast at that table where you reign
with all your saints for ever.

Suggested Hymns

c) 1st Reading Esther 7: 1–6, 9–10 & 9: 20–22
537* O God, our help in ages past
712* Tell out, my soul, the greatness of the Lord
372* Through all the changing scenes of life

(c) Psalm Psalm 124 [Pr16A]
642* Amazing grace (how sweet the sound!)
553* Jesu, lover of my soul
537* O God, our help in ages past

(p) 1st Reading Numbers 11: 4–6, 10–16, 24–29
381* God has spoken – by his prophets
304 Loving Spirit, loving Spirit
386* Spirit of God, unseen as the wind

(p) Psalm Psalm 19: 7–14 [BSB]
606* As the deer pants for the water
631* God be in my head
696* God, we praise you! God, we bless you!
616 In my life, Lord, be glorified
384* Lord, thy word abideth
432* Love is his word, love is his way
638* O for a heart to praise my God

2nd Reading James 5: 13–20
511 Father of mercy, God of consolation
614* Great Shepherd of your people, hear
635* Lord, be my guardian and my guide
619* Lord, teach us how to pray aright
513 O Christ, the Healer, we have come
625 Prayer is the soul’s sincere desire
369* Songs of praise the angels sang

The Gospel Mark 9: 38–50
643* Be thou my vision, O Lord of my heart
455 Go forth for God; go forth to the world in peace
507 Put peace into each other’s hands
527* Son of God, eternal Saviour
446* Strengthen for service, Lord, the hands

Second Service

Collect One

Lord, we beseech thee,
Grant thy people grace to withstand the temptations
of the world, the flesh, and the devil,
and with pure hearts and minds to follow thee
the only God;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Collect Two

Almighty and everlasting God:
Increase in us your gift of faith
that, forsaking what lies behind,
we may run the way of your commandments
and win the crown of everlasting joy;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

The First Reading

Exodus 24

The Psalm

Psalms 120, 121

The Second Reading

Romans 1: 18–32

The Gospel Reading

Matthew 9: 1–8

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Post Communion Prayer

All praise and thanks, O Christ,
for this sacred banquet,
in which by faith we receive you,
the memory of your passion is renewed,
our lives are filled with grace,
and a pledge of future glory given,
to feast at that table where you reign
with all your saints for ever.

Suggested Hymns

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