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Christian Worship Three Year Lectionary (With Supplemental Lectionary)

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2011 | PENTECOST
SEVENTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
YEAR A

Old Testament Genesis 50:15–21
Psalm Psalm 103
New Testament Romans 14:5–9
New Testament Ephesians 4:29–5:2 (Supplemental)
Gospel Matthew 18:21–35



Christian Worship Three Year Lectionary (With Supplemental Lectionary) (Bellingham, WA: Logos Research Systems, Inc., 2009).

LORD, SPEAK TO ME

LORD, SPEAK TO ME
Frances R. Havergal, 1836–1879
We are therefore Christ’s ambassadors, as though God were making his appeal through us. We implore you on Christ’s behalf: Be reconciled to God. (2 Corinthians 5:20)
As Christ’s personal ambassadors, we should be people of double resolve: To hear what God has to say to us and then to share that message with others.
Use me, God, in Thy great harvest field,
Which stretcheth far and wide like a wide sea;
The gatherers are so few; I fear the precious yield
Will suffer loss. Oh, find a place for me!
—Christina G. Rossetti
Effective service must always begin with prayer—asking God to use us to accomplish His eternal purposes in the lives of others. But we must not dictate to our Lord as to how and when we should be used. We are simply to be available whenever He directs in a particular situation. Then our representation for Him is simply to speak His truth boldly but always in love. Imploring lost people to be reconciled to God is far differe…

The Episcopal Church, Book of Common Prayer Lectionary

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2011 | AFTER PENTECOST
PROPER 22, SATURDAY
YEAR 1

Psalms (Morning) Psalm 137:1–6 (7–9) 144
Psalms (Evening) Psalm 104
Old Testament Jeremiah 35:1–19
New Testament 1 Corinthians 12:27–13:3
Gospel Matthew 9:35–10:4



The Episcopal Church, Book of Common Prayer Lectionary (Bellingham, WA: Logos Research Systems, Inc., 2010).

Catholic Lectionary

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2011 | MEMORIAL
SAINT THERESE OF THE CHILD JESUS, VIRGIN AND DOCTOR OF THE CHURCH
YEARS 1 & 2


From Saturday of the 26th Week in Ordinary Time
First Reading Baruch 4:5–12, 27–29
Response Psalm 69:34
Psalm Psalm 69:33–37
Gospel Acclamation Matthew 11:25
Gospel Luke 10:17–24


Or from the Proper of Saints
First Reading Isaiah 66:10–14c
Response Text
Psalm Psalm 131:1b–e, 2–3
Gospel Acclamation Matthew 11:25
Gospel Matthew 18:1–4


Catholic Lectionary (Bellingham, WA: Logos Research Systems, Inc., 2009).

The Episcopal Church, Book of Common Prayer Lectionary

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2011 | AFTER PENTECOST
PROPER 21, FRIDAY
YEAR 1

Psalms (Morning) Psalm 102
Psalms (Evening) Psalm 107:1–32
Old Testament 2 Kings 19:1–20
New Testament 1 Corinthians 9:16–27
Gospel Matthew 8:1–17


The Episcopal Church, Book of Common Prayer Lectionary (Bellingham, WA: Logos Research Systems, Inc., 2010).