Old Testament: Esther 7:1-6, 9-10; 9:20-22 or Numbers 11:4-6, 10-16, 24-29
Psalter: Psalm 124 or Psalm 19:7-14
Epistle: James 5:13-20
Gospel: Mark 9:38-50
Raise us up, O Lord, for it is you alone who restores life and health to the suffering and to those who wander from the truth. By your grace, may we offer powerful and effective prayers for one another and the world, in the name of Jesus Christ. Amen.