Sunday: Ordinary 21A, Proper 26A

God's sons and daughters

      Martha said, 'Yes, Lord, I believe that you are the Messiah, the Son of God, the one coming into the world.' John 11:27
      Lord God, you know us to be set in the midst of so many great dangers that by reason of the frailty of our nature we cannot always stand upright: grant us such strength and protection as my support us in all dangers and carry us through all temptations; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. BCP. Epiphany 4
      O God, fount of all wisdom, in the humble witness of the apostle Peter, you have shown the foundation of our faith: give us the light of your Spirit, that, recognizing in Jesus of Nazareth the Son of the living God, we may be living stones for the building up of your holy church; 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
      Everlasting salvation for Zion.   Isaiah 51:1-16   51:1-6
      Praise the Lord, O my soul.   Psalm 138  
      The Israelites oppressed in Egypt.   Exodus 1:8-2:10  
      Our help is in the name of he Lord who has made heaven and earth.   Psalm 124  
      Life in God's service.   Romans 12:1-8  
      The keys of the kingdom of heaven.   Matthew 16:13-20  
Supplementary readings
      The death of Joseph.   Genesis 50:22-26   Gen.50:15 - Ex.1:7
      Praise to God.   Romans 11:33-36   11:28-36
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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