Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany Sunday, February 04, 2018
The Collect: Set us free, O God, from the bondage of our sins, and give us the liberty of that abundant life which you have made known to us in your Son our Savior Jesus Christ; who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.
Old Testament: Isaiah 40:21-31 read from the Revised Standard Version Bible
Psalm 147:1-12, 21c red from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer
Epistle: 1 Corinthians 9:16-23 read from God’s Word Bible
Gospel: Mark 1:29-39 read from the Holman Christian Standard Bible
Closing Prayer: On February the seventh we remember Cornelius the Centurion, read from A Great Cloud of Witnesses.