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The Ninth Sunday after Trinity

18th August 2019

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Year C  /  Ordinary time  /  Green

For services, please see Daily Prayer (Morning), Daily Prayer (Evening) and Holy Communion.

Principal Service

Collect One

Grant to us, Lord, we beseech thee,
the spirit to think and do always
such things as be rightful;
that we, who cannot do any thing
that is good without thee,
may by thee be enabled to live according to thy will;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Collect Two

Almighty God,
who sent your Holy Spirit
to be the life and light of your Church:
Open our hearts to the riches of his grace,
that we may bring forth the fruit of the Spirit
in love and joy and peace;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

The First Reading

Isaiah 5: 1–7

Jeremiah 23: 23–29

The Psalm

Psalm 80: 1–2, 9–20

Psalm 82

The Second Reading

Hebrews 11: 29 – 12: 2

Hebrews 11: 29 – 12: 2

The Gospel Reading

Luke 12: 49–56

Luke 12: 49–56

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Post Communion Prayer

Holy Father,
who gathered us here around the table of your Son
to share this meal with the whole household of God:
In that new world where you reveal the fulness of your peace,
gather people of every race and language
to share in the eternal banquet
of Jesus Christ our Lord.

Suggested Hymns

(c) 1st Reading Isaiah 5: 1–7 [Pr22A*]
51* Awake, my soul, and with the sun

(c) Psalm Psalm 80: 1–2, 9–20
686* Bless the Lord, the God of our forebears
688* Come, bless the Lord, God of our forebears
695* God of mercy, God of grace
614* Great Shepherd of your people, hear
305 O Breath of life, come sweeping through us
657* O God of Bethel, by whose hand

(p) 1st Reading Jeremiah 23: 23–29
381* God has spoken – by his prophets
388* Word of the living God

(p) Psalm Psalm 82 [Pr10C]
125* Hail to the Lord’s anointed
535* Judge eternal, throned in splendour
140 [The Lord will come and not be slow]
509* Your kingdom come, O God

2nd Reading Hebrews 11: 29– 12: 2
645* Father, hear the prayer we offer
566* Fight the good fight with all thy might
352* Give thanks with a grateful heart
463 Give us the wings of faith to rise
696* God, we praise you! God, we bless you!
417 He gave his life in selfless love
636* May the mind of Christ our Saviour
285* The head that once was crowned with thorns
376* Ye holy angels bright

The Gospel Luke 12: 49–56
550* ‘Forgive our sins as we forgive’
639* O thou who camest from above

Second Service

Collect One

Grant to us, Lord, we beseech thee,
the spirit to think and do always
such things as be rightful;
that we, who cannot do any thing
that is good without thee,
may by thee be enabled to live according to thy will;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Collect Two

Almighty God,
who sent your Holy Spirit
to be the life and light of your Church:
Open our hearts to the riches of his grace,
that we may bring forth the fruit of the Spirit
in love and joy and peace;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

The First Reading

Isaiah 28: 9–22

Isaiah 28: 9–22

The Psalm

Psalm 119: 17–32

17–24

The Second Reading

2 Corinthians 8: 1–9

2 Corinthians 8: 1–9

The Gospel Reading

Matthew 20: 1–16

Matthew 20: 1–16

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Post Communion Prayer

Holy Father,
who gathered us here around the table of your Son
to share this meal with the whole household of God:
In that new world where you reveal the fulness of your peace,
gather people of every race and language
to share in the eternal banquet
of Jesus Christ our Lord.

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