Old Testament: Leviticus 19:1–2,11–18
Psalter: Psalm 19:7–14
Gospel: Matthew 25:31–46
Almighty and everlasting God, mercifully increase in us your gifts of holy discipline, in almsgiving, prayer, and fasting; that our lives may be directed to the fulfilling of your most gracious will; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.