The Gospel Notes for the Twentieth Sunday after Trinity from the Lutheran Service Book’s One-Year Lectionary is now available. You may download the Color PDF, the Black and White PDF, the Bi-Fold Color PDF, the Bi-Fold Black and White PDF, the Legal Half-Page PDF, or the Legal Black and White PDF.
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The Twentieth Sunday after Trinity
by: Rev. Andrew Richard
Collect of the Day:
O Lord, grant to Your faithful people pardon and peace that they may be cleansed from all their sins and serve You with a quiet mind; through Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.
Psalm 48:1a, 9-11 (antiphon: Liturgical Text) — The people of God delight in His righteous works and His dwelling place among them
Psalm 27:1-9 (antiphon: v. 8) — Of David; a desire to be where the Lord is and the confidence that comes from His refuge
Old Testament Reading:
Isaiah 55:1-9 — The Lord offers us His food freely without cost on our part
Psalm 145:15-16 — The verses from “Asking a Blessing” (before a meal) in the Small Catechism
Ephesians 5:15-21 — The way of fools and the way of the wise are contrasted, as in the Gospel
Psalm 130:1-2a — Alleluia. Out of the depths I cry to you, O Lord! O Lord, hear my voice! Alleluia.
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