Eighth Sunday after Pentecost July 23

Track 1 & 2 Old Testaments, Epistles and Gospel will be read from the Lexham English Bible

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

The Collect: Almighty God, the fountain of all wisdom, you know our necessities before we ask and our ignorance in asking: Have compassion on our weakness, and mercifully give us those things which for our unworthiness we dare not, and for our blindness we cannot ask; through the worthiness of your Son Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

Track 1 Old Testament: Genesis 28:10-19a

Track 1 Psalm 139:1-11, 22-23 or Wisdom of Solomon 12:13,16-19

Track 2 Old Testament: Isaiah 44:6-8

Track 2 Psalm: Psalm 86:11-17

Epistle: Romans 8:12-25

Gospel: Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43

On July 26 we celebrate the life of Charles Raymond Barnes, priest. Read from A Great Cloud of Witnesses.

For a copy of today’s text in a PDF click here.