Sunday: Ordinary 15A, Proper 10


      The words you have spoken are spirit and life, O Lord; you have the words of eternal life. John 6:63, 68
      Lord of all power and might, the author and giver of all good things, graft in our hearts the love of your Name, increase in us true religion, nourish us with all goodness, and so by your mercy keep us, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. BCP. Trinity 7
      Bountiful God, we thank you for planting in us the seed of your word: by your Holy Spirit, help us to receive it with joy, and to live according to it, that we may grow in faith and hope and love; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen. APBA
      God's word does not return empty.   Isaiah 55:6-13   55:10-13
      You are the Lord, we acclaim you.   Psalm 65:8-13  
      Jacob and Esau.   Genesis 25:19-34  
      Your word is a light to my path.   Psalm 119:105-112  
      The life-giving Spirit.   Romans 8:1-11  
      The parable of the sower / Understanding parables.   Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 / 13:10-17   13:1-9 (10-17) 18-23
Supplementary readings
      Isaac and Abimelech.   Genesis 26:1-25   26:1-6, 23-25
      God's sovereign grace in rebellion.   Romans 9:14-29   9:15-26
Hymns and Spiritual Songs
Worship elements
Gathering Songs
Book & #
Hymn or Chorus first line
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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