Sunday: Ordinary 27B, Proper 22B

The righteous shall live by faith

      Whoever does not receive the kingdom of God as a child will never enter it. Mk.10:15
      Almighty God, creator of all things and giver of every good and perfect gift, hear with favour the prayers of your people, that we who are justly punished for our offences my mercifully be delivered by your goodness, for the glory of your name; through Jesus Christ our Saviour, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen. BCP. Septuagesima
      Let us pray [that God will forgive our failings and bring us peace]
      Father, your love for us surpasses all our hopes and desires. Forgive our failings, keep us in your peace, and lead us in the way of salvation. 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
      Loving God, you have made us in your own image, creating us male and female, and you have consecrated the covenant of marriage so that in it is signified the spiritual marriage between Christ and his church: pour your grace upon all who are called to this holy state, that, keeping their promise of faithfulness to each other, they may reflect in their lives your love for us all; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. APBA
      Partners who complete each other's being.   Genesis 2:18-24  
      Your glory is seen in all the world, what is man that your are mindful of him?   Psalm 8  
      Job's second test.   Job 2:1-10   1:1, 2:1-10
      Worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness.   Psalm 26  
      God speaks to us through his Son / Christ made perfect through suffering / The Son of Man, Saviour and High Priest.   Hebrews 1:1-4 / 2:5-9 / 2:10-18   1:1-4, 2:5-12
      Marriage and divorce.   Mark 10:1-16   10:2-16
Supplementary readings
      Job speaks / or / Job's reply to Bildad.   Job 3:1-26, or 19:1-27   3:1-26, or 19:1-10, 17-27
      The faithful Christ and Moses.   Hebrews 3:1-6   2:4, 14-3:6
Hymns and Spiritual Songs
Worship elements
Gathering Songs
Book & #
AH 382
AH 137
TIS 194
TIS 446
TIS 276
Hymn or Chorus first line
O Worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness
Jesus they blood and righteousness
O love how deep
Glorious things of you are spoken
There's a light upon the mountains
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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