Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany, Feb. 9

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 58:1-9a, (9b-12) read from the New Living Translation Bible

Psalm 112:1-9, (10) read from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer

Epistle: 1 Corinthians 2:1-12, (13-16) read from the New Revised Standard Version

Gospel: Matthew 5:13-20 read from the New Revised Standard Version Bible Anglicized

Closing Prayer: On February 13 we remember Absalom Jones, Priest. Read from A Great Cloud of Witnesses.

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