Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost Sunday, September 23, 2018
The Collect: Grant us, Lord, not to be anxious about earthly things, but to love things heavenly; and even now, while we are placed among things that are passing away, to hold fast to those that shall endure; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
Track 1 Old Testament: Proverbs 31:10-31 read from the Lexham English Bible
Track 2 Old Testament: Jeremiah 11:18-20 read from the Lexham English Bible
Track 1: Psalm 1 read from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer
Track 2: Psalm 54 read from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer
Epistle: James 3:13-4:3, 7-8a read from The Message Bible
Gospel: Mark 9:30-37 read from the Modern English Version Bible
Closing Prayer: On September 23rd we remember Thecla, Apostle and proto-martyr among Women. Read from A Great Cloud of Witnesses.