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The Twenty-first Sunday after Trinity

21st October 2018

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Year B  /  Ordinary time  /  Green

First Service

Collect One

Grant, we beseech thee, merciful Lord,
to thy faithful people pardon and peace;
that they may be cleansed from all their sins,
and serve thee with a quiet mind;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Collect Two

Merciful Lord,
Grant to your faithful people pardon and peace,
that we may be cleansed from all our sins
and serve you with a quiet mind;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

The First Reading

Job 38: 1–7, [34–41]

Isaiah 53:4–12

The Psalm

Psalm 104: 1–10, 26, 37c

Psalm 91:9–16

The Second Reading

Hebrews 5: 1–10

Hebrews 5: 1–10

The Gospel Reading

Mark 10: 35–45

Mark 10: 35–45

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Post Communion Prayer

Father of light,
in whom is no change or shadow of turning,
you give us every good and perfect gift
and have brought us to birth by your word of truth.
May we be a living sign of that kingdom,
where your whole creation will be made perfect
in Jesus Christ our Lord.

Suggested Hymns

(c) 1st Reading Job 38: 1–7, (34–41)
581* I, the Lord of sea and sky
29* Lord of beauty, thine the splendour
174* [O little town of Bethlehem]
34* O worship the King all–glorious above
369* Songs of praise the angels sang
35* The spacious firmament on high

(c) Psalm Psalm 104: 1–10, 26, 37c
250* All hail the power of Jesus’ name
6* Immortal, invisible, God only wise
34* O worship the King all–glorious above
35* The spacious firmament on high

(p) 1st Reading Isaiah 53: 4–12
215* Ah, holy Jesu, how hast thou offended
404 Broken for me, broken for you
259* Christ triumphant, ever reigning
219* From heav’n you came, helpless babe
268* Hail, thou once–despisèd Jesus
417 He gave his life in selfless love
671 Jesus, thy blood and righteousness
273 Led like a lamb to the slaughter
231* My song is love unknown (vv. 1–3, 7)
673 O Christ, our hope, our hearts’ desire
234* O Love divine, what hast thou done?
235 O sacred head, surrounded
239* See, Christ was wounded for our sake
20* The King of love my shepherd is

(p) Psalm Psalm 91: 9–16
66* Before the ending of the day
322 I bind unto myself today (vv. 1, 6, 8–9) †
553* Jesu, lover of my soul
366* Praise, my soul, the King of heaven
595* Safe in the shadow of the Lord
372* Through all the changing scenes of life

2nd Reading Hebrews 5: 1–10
259* Christ triumphant, ever reigning
226* It is a thing most wonderful
652* Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us
227* Meekness and majesty
177* [Once in royal David’s city]
291 Where high the heavenly temple stands

The Gospel Mark 10: 35–45
684* All praise to thee, for thou, O King divine
517* Brother, sister, let me serve you
294* Come down, O Love divine
319* Father, of heaven, whose love divine
219* From heav’n you came, helpless babe
417 He gave his life in selfless love
523* Help us to help each other, Lord
419* I am not worthy, holy Lord
495* Jesu, Jesu, fill us with your love
96* Jesus is Lord! Creation’s voice proclaims it
589 Lord, speak to me that I may speak
231* My song is love unknown
135* [O come, O come, Emmanuel]
214 O Love how deep, how broad, how high
366* Praise, my soul, the King of heaven
244* There is a green hill far away
247* [When I survey the wondrous cross]

† vv. 1, 2, 8 & 9 available on Recorded Church Music

Second Service

Collect One

Grant, we beseech thee, merciful Lord,
to thy faithful people pardon and peace;
that they may be cleansed from all their sins,
and serve thee with a quiet mind;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Collect Two

Merciful Lord,
Grant to your faithful people pardon and peace,
that we may be cleansed from all our sins
and serve you with a quiet mind;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

The First Reading

Joshua 14: 6–14

Joshua 14: 6–14

The Psalm

Psalm 141

Psalm 141

The Second Reading

Romans 3: 1–20

Romans 3: 1–20

The Gospel Reading

Matthew 12: 1–21

Matthew 12: 1–21

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Post Communion Prayer

Father of light,
in whom is no change or shadow of turning,
you give us every good and perfect gift
and have brought us to birth by your word of truth.
May we be a living sign of that kingdom,
where your whole creation will be made perfect
in Jesus Christ our Lord.

Suggested Hymns

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