Sunday: Ordinary 14C, Proper 9C

The King and the Kingdom

      the harvest is plentiful, but the labourers are few; ask therefore the Lord of the harvest to send out labourers into the harvest. Luke 10:2
      Lord, give your people grace to withstand the temptations of the world, the flesh and the devil, and with pure hearts and minds to follow you the only God; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. BCP. Trinity 18
      Let us pray [for forgiveness through the grace of Jesus Christ.]
      Father, through the obedience of Jesus, your Servant and your Son, you raised a fallen world. Free us from sin and bring us the joy that lasts for ever. 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
      God of the covenant, in our baptism you call us to proclaim the coming of your kingdom: give us courage, as you gave it to the apostles, that we may faithfully witness to your love and peace in every circumstance of life; in the name of Jesus Christ our Redeemer, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen. APBA
      Zion's future hope.   Isaiah 66:5-14   66:10-14
      As in Adam all die, so in Christ shall all be made alive   Psalm 66:1-8   66:1-9
      Humility.   2 Kings 5:1-14  
      Lord, you have changed my sorrow into joy.   Psalm 30  
      Helping and loving / Being a new creature.   Galatians 6:1-10 / 6:11-18   6:(1-6), 7-16
      Proclaiming the gospel of the Kingdom / Who receives the Kingdom?.   Luke 10:1-20 / 10:21-24   10:1-11, 16-20 ,   10:1-12 (13-16) 17-24
Supplementary readings
      Wisdom.   Ecclesiastes 7:1-14  
      The Son of Man must suffer.   Luke 9:18-27   9:12-24
Hymns and Spiritual Songs
Worship elements
Gathering Songs
Book & #
CC 1
TH 22
HTC 348
FS 67
CH 55
Hymn or Chorus first line
Great and wonderful are your deeds
All praise and glory and honour
Gather us together Lord
Shout for joy loud and long
Great is the Lord
Your kingdom come, you will be done
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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