Sunday 11C

The Kingdom of God and his forgiveness

      It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I live now in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me. Galatians 2:20
      Lord, we pray that your grace may always uphold and encourage us, and make us continually to be given to good works; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. BCP. Trinity 17
      Let us pray [for the grace to follow Christ more closely.]
      Almighty God, our hope and strength, without you we falter. Help us to follow Christ and to live according to your will. We ask this through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen. AAPB
      Christ Jesus, whose glory was poured out like perfume, and who chose for our sake to take the form of a slave: may we also pour out our love with holy exravagance, that our lives may be fragrant with you. Amen. APBA
      God's forgiveness brings life.   2 Samuel 12:1-14   11:26-12:10, 13-15
      We are reconciled to God by the death of his Son.   Psalm 32  
      Naboth's vineyard.   1 Kings 21:1-21   21:1-10, (11-14), 15-21a
      Because of your great goodness I will come into your house.   Psalm 5:1-7   5:1-8
      Saved by faith.   Galatians 2:15-21  
      Faith saves.   Luke 7:36-50   7:36-8:3
Supplementary readings
      Death makes wisdom meaningless / Death makes work meaningless.   Ecclesiastes 2:12-17 / 2:18-23   2:12-26
      Calming the storm.   Luke 8:22-25  
Hymns and Spiritual Songs
Worship elements
Gathering Songs
Book & #
FS 68
CC 195
TIS 217
NLP 193
CC 160
CH 55
Hymn or Chorus first line
For we are a chosen race
It's no longer I that liveth
Jesus how lovely you are
Love divine all loves excelling
O the love of the Lord is the essence
Coming to the table of the Lord
Alleluia, Jesus is our King
Tunes and sources
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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