Sunday: Ordinary 33C, Proper 28C

Living between the Cross and Christ's return

      May the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times in all ways. 2 Thessalonians 3:16
      Father in heaven, keep your household the church steadfast in faith and love, that through your protection it may be free from all adversities, and may devoutly serve you in good works to the glory of your name; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. BCP. Trinity 22
      Let us pray [that God will help us to be faithful.]
      Father of all that is good, keep us faithful in serving you, for to serve you is our lasting joy. 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
      Lord God of all the ages, the One who is, who was, and who is to come: stir up within us a longing for your kingdom, keep our hearts steady in times of trial, and grant us patient endurance until the sun of justice dawns. We make our prayer 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
      The sun of righteousness.   Malachi 3:13-4:3   4:1-2a
      All the ends of the earth have seen the salvation of our God.   Psalm 98  
      New heavens and a new earth.   Isaiah 65:17-25  
      Canticle: A song of Isaiah.   Isaiah 12:2-6   Isaiah 12
      The obligation to work.   2 Thessalonians 3:6-15   3:6-13
      Troubles and persecution.   Luke 21:5-24   21:5-19
Supplementary readings
      The Lord will renew us by his love.   Zephaniah 3:14-20  
      Your liberation is near.   Luke 21:25-36   21:29-36
Hymns and Spiritual Songs
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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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