A Weblog Dedicated to the Discussion of the Christian Faith and 21st Century Life

A Weblog Dedicated to the Discussion of the Christian Faith and 21st Century Life
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I do not seek to understand that I may believe, but I believe in order to understand. For this also I believe, –that unless I believed, I should not understand.-- St. Anselm of Canterbury (1033-1109)

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Scriptures and Prayer for the Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Old Testament: Isaiah 5:1-7 or Jeremiah 23:23-29

Psalter: Psalm 80:1-2, 8-19 or Psalm 82

Epistle: Hebrews 11:29-12:2

Gospel: Luke 12:49-56
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Judge eternal, you love justice and hate oppression; you give peace to those who seek it, and you condemn the rage of violence. Give us courage to take our stand with all victims of bloodshed and greed, and, following your servants and prophets, look to Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of our faith. Amen.

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