Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Oct. 1

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

The Old Testament, Epistle and Gospel will be read from The Amplified Bible.

The Collect: O God, you declare your almighty power chiefly in showing mercy and pity: Grant us the fullness of your grace, that we, running to obtain your promises, may become partakers of your heavenly treasure; 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: Exodus 17:1-7

Track 1 Psalm: Psalm 78:1-4, 12-16

Track 2 Old Testament: Ezekiel 18:1-4, 25-32

Track 2 Psalm: Psalm 25:1-8

Epistle: Philippians 2:1-13

Gospel: Matthew 21:23-32

Closing Pray: On October 7 we celebrate the life of Henry Melchior Muhlenberg, Lutheran Pastor in North America. Read from A Great Cloud of Witnesses.

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