Fourth Sunday after Pentecost, June 25

The Old Testament, New Testament and Gospel will be read from Holman Christian Standard Bible.

The Collect and Psalm will be read from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer.

The Collect: O Lord, make us have perpetual love and reverence for your holy Name, for you never fail to help and govern those whom you have set upon the sure foundation of your loving kindness; 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: Genesis 21:8-21

Track 1 Psalm 86:1-10, 16-17

Track 2 Old Testament: Jeremiah 20:7-13

Track 2 Psalm 69: 8-11, (12-17), 18-20

Epistle: Romans 6:1b-11

Gospel: Matthew 10:24-39

Closing Prayer: On June 25 we celebrate the life of James Weldon Johnson, Poet. Read from A Great Cloud of Witnesses.

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