Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost, August 19

Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost Sunday, August 19, 2018

The Collect: Almighty God, you have given your only Son to be for us a sacrifice for sin, and also an example of godly life: Give us grace to receive thankfully the fruits of his redeeming work, and to follow daily in the blessed steps of his most holy life; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

Old Testament: 1 Kings 2:10-12; 3:3-14 read from the King James Bible

Psalm 111 read from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer

Epistle: Ephesians 5:15-20 read from the Lexham English Bible

Gospel: John 6:51-58 read from the Message Bible

The Closing Prayer: On August 24th we celebrate the life of Bartholomew the Apostle and Martyr

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