Old Testament: Haggai 1:15b-2:9 or Job 19:23-27a
Psalter: Psalm 145:1-5, 17-21 or Psalm 98 or Psalm 17:1-9
Epistle: 2 Thessalonians 2:1-5, 13-17
Gospel: Luke 20:27-38
Eternally righteous God, merciful judge of all the living, in your love you called us to share the glory of Christ. Strengthen our hearts in every good work and word, that we may be steadfast in your ways and always believe your truth. Amen.