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60 days before Easter
by: Rev. Andrew Richard
Collect of the Day:
O God, the strength of all who put their trust in You, mercifully grant that by Your power we may be defended against all adversity; through Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.
Psalm 44:1-2, 7-8 (antiphon: v. 23, 25a, 26a) — God has planted his people
Psalm 84 (antiphon: v. 4) — Blessed are those who dwell in the house of the Lord
Old Testament Reading:
Isaiah 55:10-13 — The Word of God does not return empty, but accomplishes His purpose
Psalm 83:18, 13 — A prayer against everything that threatens the increase of God’s Word
2 Corinthians 11:19-12:9 — Christ’s power is made perfect in weakness
Psalm 60:1-2, 5 — 1 O God, you have rejected us, broken our defenses; you have been angry; oh, restore us. 2 You have made the land to quake; you have torn it open; repair its breaches, for it totters. 5 That your beloved ones may be delivered, give salvation by your right hand and answer us!
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