Old Testament: Ruth 1:1-18 or Deuteronomy 6:1-9
Psalter: Psalm 146 or Psalm 119:1-8
Epistle: Hebrews 9:11-14
Gospel: Mark 12:28-34
Beloved Companion, you deal with us kindly in steadfast love, lifting up those bent low with care and sustaining the weak and oppressed. Release us from our anxious fears, that we, holding fast to your commandments, may honor you with all that we are and all that we have. Amen.