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18th Sunday after Trinity + Matthew 22:34-46 + September 25, 2016

Order of Holy Communion - Pg. 15
Hymn #545 The Morning Sun is Brightly Beaming
Hymn #343 How Lovely Shines the Morning Star
Hymn #247 God the Father, Be Our Stay
Introit - pg. 80

Readings
Deuteronomy 10:12-21
1 Corinthians 1:4-9
Matthew 22:34-46

Collect for Trinity XVIII
O God, forasmuch as without Thee we are not able to please Thee, mercifully grant that Thy Holy Spirit may in all things direct and rule our hearts; through Jesus Christ, Thy Son, our Lord, who liveth and reigneth with Thee and the Holy Ghost, ever One God, world without end. Amen.

Sermon on the Holy Gospel


Grace and peace be unto you from God our Father and from the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.
1)         The Pharisees hear that Jesus has silenced the Sadducees. The Sadducees were your Jewish elites of the time. They had money and prestige. Their piety was entirely wrapped up in the temple ritual. They were also quite Greek in their thinking. They didn’t believe in any sort of bodily resurrection from the dead. They did…

17th Sunday after Trinity + Luke 14:1-11 + September 18, 2016

Order of Holy Communion - Pg. 15 Hymn # 298 Baptized into Thy Name Most Holy Hymn # 342 Chief of Sinners Though I Be Hymn #34 My Soul, Now Bless Thy Maker Introit - pg. 79
Readings 1 Samuel 2:1-10 Ephesians 4:1-6 Luke 14:1-11
Collect for the Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity
Lord, we beseech Thee, grant Thy people grace to withstand the temptations of the devil and with pure hearts and minds to follow Thee, the only God; through Jesus Christ, Thy Son, our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with Thee, and the Holy Ghost, ever one God, world without end. Amen.

Sermon on the Holy Gospel
Grace and Peace be unto you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. 1)         Jesus teaches us today about the true use of the Sabbath. On a certain Sabbath Jesus enters the house of a Pharisee, a ruler among that sect of the Jews and notices that the Pharisees gathered there are watching Him closely. It is then that Jesus sees a man with dropsy at the gathering. Dropsy is an older word for what we …

16th Sunday after Trinity + Ephesians 3:13-21 + September 11, 2016

Order of Holy Communion - Pg. 15 Hymn # 522 When in the Hour of Utmost Need Hymn # 365 Jesus I Will Never Leave Hymn # 196 I Am Content! My Jesus Liveth Still Introit - pg. 79
Readings Deuteronomy 32:39-40 Ephesians 3:13-21 Luke 7:11-17
Collect for Trinity XVI
Lord, we pray Thee that Thy grace may always go before and follow after us and make us continually given to all good works; through Jesus Christ, Thy Son, our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with Thee and Holy Ghost, ever one God, world without end. Amen.
Sermon on the Epistle Lesson

Grace and Peace be unto you from God our Father and from the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.
1)         St. Paul writes to the congregation in Ephesus to comfort them in their affliction. At the moment their particular affliction is the status of Paul himself. As Paul writes this letter to the Ephesians he sits imprisoned in Rome. This is why he writes, “Therefore I ask that you do not lose heart at my tribulations for you, which is your glory.” Having your …

13th Sunday after Trinity + Luke 10:23-37 + August 21, 2016

Order of Holy Communion - pg. 15 Hymn # 548 My Inmost Heart Now Raises Hymn # 417 How Can I Thank Thee, Lord Hymn # 344 Come, Let Us Join Our Cheerful Songs

Introit (Antiphon) Have respect, O Lord, unto Thy covenant: oh, let not the oppressed return ashamed. Arise, O God, plead Thine own cause: and forget not the voice of Thine enemies. (Psalm) O God, why hast Thou cast us off forever?: Why doth then anger smoke against the sheep of thy pasture?
Readings Leviticus 18:1-5 Galatians 3:15-22 Luke 10:23-37
Collect for Trinity XIII Almighty and everlasting God, give unto us the increase of faith, hope, and charity; and that we may obtain that which Thou dost promise, make us to love that which Thou dost command; through Jesus Christ, Thy Son, our Lord, who liveth and reigneth with Thee and the Holy Ghost, ever one God, world without end. Amen.
Sermon on the Holy Gospel

Grace and peace be unto you from God our Father and from the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.

1)The point of Jesus’ parable is pretty sim…

13th Sunday after Trinity + Luke 10:23-37 + August 21, 2016

Order of Holy Communion - pg. 15 Hymn # 548 My Inmost Heart Now Raises Hymn # 417 How Can I Thank Thee, Lord Hymn # 344 Come, Let Us Join Our Cheerful Songs

Introit (Antiphon) Have respect, O Lord, unto Thy covenant: oh, let not the oppressed return ashamed. Arise, O God, plead Thine own cause: and forget not the voice of Thine enemies. (Psalm) O God, why hast Thou cast us off forever?: Why doth then anger smoke against the sheep of thy pasture?
Readings Leviticus 18:1-5 Galatians 3:15-22 Luke 10:23-37
Collect for Trinity XIII Almighty and everlasting God, give unto us the increase of faith, hope, and charity; and that we may obtain that which Thou dost promise, make us to love that which Thou dost command; through Jesus Christ, Thy Son, our Lord, who liveth and reigneth with Thee and the Holy Ghost, ever one God, world without end. Amen.
Sermon on the Holy Gospel

Grace and peace be unto you from God our Father and from the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.

1)The point of Jesus’ parable is pretty sim…