Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany, Feb. 7

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 40:21-31 read from the World English Bible

Psalm 147:1-12, 21c read from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer

Epistle: 1 Corinthians 9:16-23 read from the Revised Standard Version Bible

Gospel: Mark 1:29-39 read from the Amplified Bible

Closing Prayer: On February 11 we celebrate the life of Frances Jane (Fanny) Van Alstyne Crosby, Hymnwriter. Read from A Great Cloud of Witnesses.

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