Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany, Feb. 16

The Collect: O God, the strength of all who put their trust in you: Mercifully accept our prayers; and because in our weakness we can do nothing good without you, give us the help of your grace, that in keeping your commandments we may please you both in will and deed; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

First Lesson: Deuteronomy 30:15-20 or Sirach 15:15-20 both will be read from the World English Bible

Psalm 119:1-8 read from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer

Epistle: 1 Corinthians 3:1-9 read from the Revised Standard Version Bible

Gospel: Matthew 5:21-37 read from the American Standard Version Bible

Closing Prayer: On February 17th we celebrate the life of Janani Luwum Archbishop of Uganda, and Martyr. Read from A Great Cloud of Witnesses.

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