Sunday: Ordinary 24B, Proper 19B

Salvation and forgiveness

      Those who want to save their life will lose it, and those who lose their life for the sake of the gospel will save it. Mk.8:35
      Merciful Lord, grant to your faithful people pardon and peace, that they may be cleansed from all their sins, and serve you with a quiet mind; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. BCP. Trinity 21
      Let us pray [that God will keep us faithful in his service]
      Almighty God, our creator and guide, may we serve you with all our heart, and know your forgiveness in our lives. 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 mercy, help us to forgive as you have forgiven us, to trust you, even when hope is failing, and to take up our cross daily and follow you in your redeeming work; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen. APBA
      The obedient servant of the Lord.   Isaiah 50:4-11   50:4-9a
      The Lord delivers my life from death.   Psalm 116:1-9  
      Warning against rejecting wisdom.   Proverbs 1:20-33  
      O praise the Lord, the creator, the sun of righteousness.   Psalm 19  
      Faith and deeds.   James 2:14-26   3:1-12   2:18-26
      The blind begin to see / The cost of discipleship.   Mark 8:22-30 / 8:31-9:1   8:27-38
Supplementary readings
      Mordecai uncovers a conspiracy.   Esther 2:18-3:6  
      Jesus transfigured.   Mark 9:2-13  
Hymns and Spiritual Songs
Worship elements
Gathering Songs
Book & #
FS 53
SLW 36
WSP 64
HTC 364
TIS 233
AHB 171
AHB 401
HTC 544
Hymn or Chorus first line
For the fruit of the Spirit
Lord I want to be a Christian
Lord teach your way unto me
Jesus stand among us
I will sing the wondrous story
It is a thing most wonderful
This is my will my one command
Freedom and life are ours
Tunes and sources
Tune: Solothurn  
Tune: Freedom. MM.
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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