Sunday: Ordinary 25C, Proper 20C

Duty to neighbour

      You know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sake he became poor, so that by his poverty you might become rich. 2 Corinthians 8:9
      Lord, let your continual pity cleanse and defend your church, and because it cannot continue in safety without your aid, keep it evermore by your help and goodness; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. BCP. Trinity 16
      Let us pray [that we will grow in the love of God and of one another.]
      Father, guide us, as you guide creation according to your law of love. may we love one another and come to perfection in the eternal life prepared of us. 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
      O God, your are rich in love for your people: show us the treasure that endures and, when we are tempted by greed, call us back into your service and make us worthy to be entrusted with the wealth that never fails. We ask this through your son, our Lord Jesus Christ, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen. APBA
      Social sins.   Amos 8:1-12   8:4-7
      The Lord raises the lowly and lifts up the poor.   Psalm 113  
      Prayer for consolation.   Jeremiah 8:18-9:1  
      Lord, teach us the things that make for our peace.   Psalm 79:1-9  
      Worship in the church.   1 Timothy 2:1-8   2:1-7   2:1-10. alt: 3:14-4:6
      God and mammon.   Luke 16:1-13  
Supplementary readings
      Sin and punishment.   Jeremiah 9:12-24   9:12-16, 23-24
      The qualifications of church officials.   1 Timothy 3:1-13  
Hymns and Spiritual Songs
Worship elements
Gathering Songs
Book & #
CH 116
CH 118
TIS 121
TIS 153
TIS 640
HTC 63
Hymn or Chorus first line
Sing unto the Lord
Jubilate Deo
God himself is present
God is love, let earth adore him
Lord of life we praise your name
Jesu fill us with your love
Lord, you were rich beyond all
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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