Old Testament: Joshua 3:7-17 or Micah 3:5-12
Psalter: Psalm 107:1-7, 33-37 or Psalm 43
Epistle: 1 Thessalonians 2:9-13
Gospel: Matthew 23:1-12
Your steadfast love endures from age to age, O living God, for un Christ you tenderly care for your people. Instruct us in your way of humble service, that we may imitate his saving deeds who humbled himself for our salvation and is now exalted with you in splendor for ever and ever. Amen.