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The Tenth Sunday after Trinity

25th 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

O God,
fount of all wisdom,
in the humble witness of the apostle Peter
you have shown the foundation of our faith:
give us the light of your Spirit,
that, recognising in Jesus of Nazareth
the Son of the living God,
we may be living stones
for the building up of your holy Church;
through Jesus Christ our Lord,
who lives and reigns with you
and the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.

Collect Two

Let your merciful ears, O Lord,
be open to the prayers of your humble servants;
and that they may obtain their petitions,
make them to ask such things as shall please you;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

The First Reading

Jeremiah 1: 4–10

Isaiah 58: 9b–14

The Psalm

Psalm 71: 1–6

Psalm 103: 1–8

The Second Reading

Hebrews 12: 18–29

Hebrews 12: 18–29

The Gospel Reading

Luke 13: 10–17

Luke 13: 10–17

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Post Communion Prayer

O God,
as we are strengthened by these holy mysteries,
so may our lives be a continual offering,
holy and acceptable in your sight;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Suggested Hymns

(c) 1st Reading Jeremiah 1: 4–10 [1–25]
631* God be in my head
589 Lord, speak to me that I may speak
624 Speak, Lord, in thy stillness
597* Take my life, and let it be

(c) Psalm Psalm 71: 1–6
Ms* A city strong we claim as ours
2 Faithful one, so unchanging
459* For all the saints who from their labours rest (vv. 1–3)
668* God is our fortress and our rock
557* Rock of ages, cleft for me
595* Safe in the shadow of the Lord

(p) 1st Reading Isaiah 58: 9b–14
206 Come, let us to the Lord our God
647* Guide me, O thou great Jehovah
497* The Church of Christ, in every age

(p) Psalm 103: 1–8
1 Bless the Lord, my soul
686* Bless the Lord, the God of our forebears
688* Come, bless the Lord, God of our forebears
349* Fill thou my life, O Lord my God
366* Praise, my soul, the King of heaven
365* Praise to the Lord, the almighty, the King of creation
660* Thine for ever! God of love
47* [We plough the fields and scatter]
374* When all thy mercies, O my God

2nd Reading Hebrews 12: 18–29
646* Glorious things of thee are spoken
220* [Glory be to Jesus]
668* God is our fortress and our rock
619* Lord, teach us how to pray aright
638* O for a heart to praise my God
281* Rejoice, the Lord is King

The Gospel Luke 13: 10–17
124* [Hark the glad sound! the Saviour comes]
104* O for a thousand tongues to sing
514* We cannot measure how you heal

Second Service

Collect One

O God,
fount of all wisdom,
in the humble witness of the apostle Peter
you have shown the foundation of our faith:
give us the light of your Spirit,
that, recognising in Jesus of Nazareth
the Son of the living God,
we may be living stones
for the building up of your holy Church;
through Jesus Christ our Lord,
who lives and reigns with you
and the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.

Collect Two

Let your merciful ears, O Lord,
be open to the prayers of your humble servants;
and that they may obtain their petitions,
make them to ask such things as shall please you;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

The First Reading

Isaiah 30: 8–21

Isaiah 30: 8–21

The Psalm

Psalm 119: 49–72

119: 49–56

The Second Reading

2 Corinthians 9

2 Corinthians 9

The Gospel Reading

Matthew 21: 28–32

Matthew 21: 28–32

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Post Communion Prayer

O God,
as we are strengthened by these holy mysteries,
so may our lives be a continual offering,
holy and acceptable in your sight;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

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