7th Sunday after Epiphany

Love and forgiveness

      In the Son of God, Jesus Christ, every one of God's promises finds its 'yes'. 2 Corinthians 1:19-20
      Grant us, Lord, we pray, the spirit to think and do always such things as are right, that we who cannot do anything that is good without you, may in your strength be able to live according to your will; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. BCP. Trinity 9
      Let us pray [that God will make us more like Christ, his Son]
      Father, keep before us the wisdom and love you have revealed in your Son. Help us to be like him in word and deed, for he lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen. AAPB
      Almighty God, in signs and wonders your Son revealed the greatness of your saving love: renew your people with your grace, and sustain us by your power, for we can do nothing good without you; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who is alive and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen. APBA
      The mighty salvation of God.   Isaiah 43:14-28   43:18-25
      Though all others forsake me, the Lord will take me up.   Psalm 41  
      Jesus, the fulfilment of God's promises.   2 Corinthians 1:18-22  
      Authority to forgive sins.   Mark 2:1-12  
Supplementary readings
      Be not conformed to the world.   Deuteronomy 12:28-13:4  
      The test of the incarnation.   1 John 4:1-6   4:1-12
Hymns and Spiritual Songs
Worship elements
Gathering Songs
Book & #
TIS 561
TIS 267
TIS 398
TIS 210
TIS 136
CH 106
CH 40
Hymn or Chorus first line
Travelling on the road together
He who would valiant be
Lift up your heads
Come down O love divine
O for a thousand tongues to sing
Souls of men why do you scatter
Even so Lord, send your spirit
I will arise and go to Jesus
Tunes and sources
Travilin' Home.
Tune Cry Hosanna 23.
Cry Hosanna
Cry Hosanna
Color Key and Notes
      RCL reading;
      APBA reading;
      Congregational response or refrain, AAPB/RSV;
      Subject heading, AAPB;
      Where there is a second Old Testament reading it is sequential rather than linked to the gospel;
      Hymn book and other abbreviations. See In Words and Song.

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