Sunday: Ordinary 9A, Proper 4A


      I am not ashamed of the gospel; it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who has faith. Romans 1:16
      Almighty God, whose never-failing providence governs all things in heaven and earth: we humbly ask you to put away from us all hurtful things, and give us whatever may be profitable for us; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. BCP. Trinity 8
      God of justice and mercy, from whose glory all have fallen short, and by whose free gift all may be saved through faith in your Son: help us to hear his voice and to know your will, that our lives may be built securely upon the only sure foundation, Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. APBA
      A blessing and a curse.   Deuteronomy 11:18-28   11:18-21, 26-28
      Wait for the Lord and keep to his way.   Psalm 31:1-8   31:1-5, 21-27
      Noah and the flood.   Genesis 6:9-22, 7:24, 8:14-19   6:9-22, 7:24
      The Lord of hosts is with us, the God of Jacob is our stronghold.   Psalm 46  
      Those who are righteous by faith shall live / Justified by faith.   Romans 1:8-17 / 3:21-31   1:16-17; 3:22b-28, (29-31)
      The two house-builders.   Matthew 7:13-29   7:21-28   7:15-29; 8:14-19
Supplementary readings
      God makes a covenant with Noah.   Genesis 9:8-17  
      Balance and perfection.   Matthew 7:1-12   7:1-14
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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