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Quinquagesima + Luke 18:31-43 + February 26, 2016

Order of Holy Communion - Pg. 15 Hymn # 240 Father Most Holy Hymn # 375 If Thy Beloved Son, O God
Hymn # 425 All Depends on Our Possessing
Introit

BE MY - || rock | of | — | re- - | fuge, *
A fortress of de- | fense - | to - | save | me.
For You are my rock | and | my | fort- - | ress. *
Therefore, for Your name’s sake, lead | me - | and - | guide | me. (Psalm 31:2b–3) In You, O Lord, I put my trust; let me nev- | er | be | a- - | shamed; *
Deliver me in | Your - | right- - | eous- | ness.
Into Your hand I com- | mit | my | spi- - | rit; *
You have redeemed me, O | Lord - | God - | of | truth.
Have mercy on me, O Lord, for I | am | in | trou- - | ble; *
My eye wastes | a- - | way - | with | grief.
Make Your face shine u- | pon | Your | ser- - | vant; *
Save me for | Your - | mer- - | cies’ | sake. (Psalm 31:1, 5, 9, and 16)

Readings Isaiah 35:3-7 1 Corinthians 13:1-13 Luke 18:31-43

Collect for Quinquagesima
O Lord, we beseech Thee, mercifully hear our prayers and, having set us free from the bonds of…

Sexagesima + Luke 8:4-15 + Februrary 19, 2017

Order of Holy Communion - Pg. 15 Hymn # 296 Speak O Lord, Thy Servant Heareth Hymn # 261 Lord Keep Us Steadfast in Thy Word Hymn #  49 Almighty God Thy Word is Cast

Introit A-WAKE! - || Why do | You | sleep, | O - | Lord? *
            Arise! Do not cast us | off - | for- - | ev- | er. -
|| Why do | You | hide | Your - | face, *
            And forget | our | af- - | flic- | tion?
|| For our soul is bowed | down | to | the - | dust; *
            Arise for our help | and - | re- - | deem | us. (Psalm 44:23-24a, 25a, 26a)
|| We have heard with | our | ears, | O - | God, *
            Our fathers have told us, the deeds You | did - | in - | their | days.
|| You drove out the na- | tions | with | Your - | hand, *
            But them You planted, because | you - | fa- - | vored | them.
|| You have saved us from | our | en- | e- - | mies, *
            And have put to shame those | who - | hat- - | ed | us.
|| In God we | boast | all | day - | long, *
            And praise Your | name - | for- - | ev- | e…

Septuagesima + Matthew 20:1-16 + February 12, 2017

Order of Holy Communion - Pg. 15 Hymn # 276 Come Unto Me Ye Weary Hymn # 377 Salvation Unto Us Has Come Hymn # 50 Lord, Dismiss Us With Thy Blessing Introit

The Sorrows of Sheol surrounded me; The snares of death confronted me.
In my distress I called upon the Lord, He heard my voice fromHis temple. (Psalm 18:5–6a, c) I will love You, O Lord, my strength. The Lord is my rock andmy fortress. For You will save the humble people, But will bring downhaughty looks. It is God who arms me with strength, And makes myway perfect. Therefore I will give thanks to You, O Lord, And sing praises to Your mame. (Psalm 18:1b–2a, 27, 32, 49)
Collect for Septuagesima O Lord, we beseech Thee favorably to hear the prayers of Thy people that we, who are justly punished for our offenses, may be mercifully delivered by Thy goodness, for the glory of Thy Name; through Jesus Christ, Thy Son, our Savior, Who liveth and reigneth with Thee and the Holy Ghost, ever one God, world without end. Amen.

Readings Jeremiah 1:4-10 …

The Transfiguration of our Lord + Matthew 17:1-9 + February 5, 2017

Order of Holy Communion - Pg. 15
Hymn #134 Songs of Thankfulness and Praise Hymn #135 Tis Good Lord to be Here Hymn #59 Hail to the Lord's Anointed

Introit The lightnings lit up the world; The earth trembled and shook. (Psalm 77:18b)
How lovely is Your tabernacle, O LORD of hosts!
My soul longs, yes, even faints For the courts of the LORD.
Blessed are those who dwell in Your house; They will still be praising You.
O God, behold our shield, And look upon the face of Your anointed.
For the LORD God is a sun and shield; The LORD will give grace and glory; (Psalm 84:1-2a, 4, 9, 11)

Readings Isaiah 61:10-11 2 Peter 1:16-21 Matthew 17:1-9

Collect for the Transfiguration of Our Lord O God, Who in the glorious Transfiguration of Thine Only-Begotten Son hast confirmed the mysteries of the faith by the testimony of the Fathers, and Who, in the Voice that came from the bright cloud, didst in a wonderful manner foreshow the adoption of sons, mercifully vouchsafe to make us coheirs with the King of His …