Tuesday, September 14, 2010

19 September 2010: 16th Sunday of Gracetide

Torah: Lev. 23:33-43
Prophet: Zachariah 14:1-21
Writing: Proverbs 22:1-29
Psalm: 119:169-176
For the Epistle: Rev. 17:1-18
Gospel: Mark 7:24-37
Collect: Gracious Father, who through your son, Yeshua cleansed the lepers and healed the sick. Guide us not to be obstacles to others, but to have that true faith in you that we too could say to the mountain, be removed and cast into the sea and have it done. This we ask in the name of Yeshua haMoshiach who lives and reigns with you and the Ruach haKodesh, one God in glory everlasting.

15 September: : We confess Lord, that sometimes our own witness is dimmed by our pride and stubbornness. Forgive us, we pray, and remind us that the journey is not yet over. Give us grace to persevere under your guidance. For Yeshua's sake. Amen.

16 September: Father, as you raised up Ninian as Bishop of Galloway and to preach the Gospel to the Picts. Raise us in this and every land evangelists who are willing to suffer for the faith by preaching no matter what the circumstances. We ask this through the same Yeshuah who gives us joy in all circumstances. Amen. (white)

17 September: Teach us, O Lord, to see our neighbors with new eyes so that by your grace we may become more useful to them for your sake. In the name of Yeshua, we pray. Amen

Yom Kippur: Heavenly Father, as we remember the day of atonement which prefigured Messiah’s death on the cross. Separate our sins as far from us as the east is from the west, and grant that we may enter into the holy place where you now rein, one God, in glory everlasting. (Lenten array or violet)
Eve: Lev 16:1-34
Psalm 16
Jonah 1:1-4:11
Luke 43:44-46

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

12 September: Fifteenth Sunday of Gracetide

Torah: Lev 16:1-34
Prophet: Isaiah 57:14-58:14
Writing: Proverbs 21:1-31
Psalm: 119:169-176
For the Epistle: Rev. 16:1-21
Gospel: Mark 7:1-23
Collect: Gracious Father, you have blessed us in many ways. You have given us Moses and the prophets, and raised Jesus from the dead to show us the way. Grant that we would pay attention so as to follow you to the gates which lead to eternal bliss that we may join with Abraham and all the saints in the banquet with you. This we ask in the name of Yeshua haMoshiach who lives and reigns with you and the Ruach haKodesh, one God in glory everlasting.

6 September: Holy God, we confess that we have broken our covenant with you and have not been faithful to our vows with one another. Lead us by your grace to find peace with you and with all of our neighbors. For the sake of Yeshua HaMoshiach our Lord. Amen.

7 September: Merciful God, use our church family scattered in various places to show forth your praise in all that we do. Let us as individuals build up our
church families. Grant us grace to accept others in their struggles so that they may draw near to you. In the precious name of Yeshua. Amen.

8 September: Gracious God, we pray that you will draw us all nearer to you. Strengthen the devotion of those who are falling away and inspire anew all those whose doubts burden them. In the matchless name of Yeshua. Amen.

9 September: Rosh Hashanah: Father as on this day we commemorate the creation of human kind, help us to repent in truth from our many sins, and to learn to truly walk and talk with you as did Adam and Hava. Let the shofar truly call us to be with you, and may you grant us a sweet year to come. This we ask through Yeshua haMoshiach who lives and reins with you and Ruach haKodesh, one God in glory everlasting. (white)

10 September: Father, Constance and her companions remained in Memphis to visit and care for the sick despite the great danger. Grant that we too would be willing to risk danger to visit the sick, clothe the naked, and help the stranger. This we ask through him who gave us the example of how to live. Amen. (red)

11 September: Lord, we pray for our children and young people who will be tempted to deny you at school and elsewhere as some of their friends do. Please strengthen them as they, like us, have no good apart from you. In Yeshua' name. Amen.