The lectionary for Sunday 26 September

Collect Almighty God,you have made us for yourself,and our hearts are restless till they find their rest in you:Teach us to offer ourselves to your service,that here we may have your peace,and in the world to come may see you face to face;through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. The First Reading: Esther 7: 1-6, 9-10; 9: 20-22 So the king and Haman went in to … Continue reading The lectionary for Sunday 26 September

The lectionary for Sunday 8 August, the Tenth Sunday after Trinity

8 August 2021 Collect Let your merciful ears, O Lord,be open to the prayers of your humble servants;and that they may obtain their petitions,make them to ask such things as shall please you;through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. The First Reading: 2 Samuel 18: 5-9, 15, 31-33 The king gave orders to Joab and Abishai and Ittai, saying, ‘Deal gently for my sake with the … Continue reading The lectionary for Sunday 8 August, the Tenth Sunday after Trinity

The lectionary for the ninth Sunday after Trinity

1 August 2021 Collect Almighty God,who sent your Holy Spiritto be the life and light of your Church:Open our hearts to the riches of his grace,that we may bring forth the fruit of the Spiritin love and joy and peace;through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. The First Reading: 2 Samuel 11: 26 – 12: 13a When the wife of Uriah heard that her husband was … Continue reading The lectionary for the ninth Sunday after Trinity

The lectionary for Sunday 18 July

18 July 2021 Collect Lord of all power and might,the author and giver of all good things:Graft in our hearts the love of your name,increase in us true religion,nourish us with all goodness,and of your great mercy keep us in the same;through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. The First Reading: 2 Samuel 7: 1-14a Now when the king was settled in his house, and the … Continue reading The lectionary for Sunday 18 July

The lectionary for Sunday 11 July

11 July 2021 Collect Merciful God,you have prepared for those who love yousuch good things as pass our understanding:Pour into our hearts such love toward youthat we, loving you above all things,may obtain your promises,which exceed all that we can desire;through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. The First Reading: 2 Samuel 6: 1-5, 12b-19 David again gathered all the chosen men of Israel, thirty thousand. … Continue reading The lectionary for Sunday 11 July

Lectionary for Sunday 4 July

4 July 2021 Collect Almighty and everlasting God,by whose Spirit the whole body of the Churchis governed and sanctified:Hear our prayer which we offer for all your faithful people,that in their vocation and ministrythey may serve you in holiness and truthto the glory of your name;through our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen. The First Reading: 2 Samuel 5: 1-5, 9-10 Then all the tribes … Continue reading Lectionary for Sunday 4 July

The Lectionary for Sunday 27 June

27 June 2021 Collect O God, the protector of all who trust in you,without whom nothing is strong, nothing is holy:Increase and multiply upon us your mercy;that with you as our ruler and guide,we may so pass through things temporalthat we finally lose not the things eternal:Grant this, heavenly Father,for Jesus Christ’s sake, our Lord. Amen. The First Reading: 2 Samuel 1: 1, 17-27 After … Continue reading The Lectionary for Sunday 27 June