The Collect: Father in heaven, who at the baptism of Jesus in the River Jordan proclaimed him your beloved Son and anointed him with the Holy Spirit: Grant that all who are baptized into his Name may keep the covenant they have made, and boldly confess him as Lord and Savior; who with you and the Holy Spirit lives and reigns, one God, in glory everlasting. Amen.
Old Testament: Isaiah 42:1-9 read from the American Standard Version Bible
Psalm 29 read from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer
Second Lesson: Acts 10:34-43 read from the Douay-Rheims Bible
Gospel: Matthew 3:13-17 read from the God’s Word Bible
Closing Prayer: On January 12th we remember Aelred, Abbot of Rievaulx. Read from A Great Cloud of Witnesses.