The Gospel Notes for the First 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 First Sunday after Trinity
by: Rev. Jordan McKinley
Collect of the Day:
O God, the strength of all who trust in You, mercifully accept our prayers; and because through the weakness of our mortal nature we can do no good thing, grant us Your grace to keep Your commandments that we may please You in both will and deed; through Jesus Christ, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.
Psalm 13:1-4 (antiphon: Ps. 13:5-6) — O LORD, I have trusted in Your steadfast love
Psalm 33:12-22 (antiphon: v. 20) — The steadfast love of the Lord
Old Testament Reading:
Genesis 15:1-6 — Abraham believed the Lord, and He counted it to him as righteousness
Psalm 41:4, 1 — O Lord, be gracious to me
1 John 4:16-21 — God is love
Psalm 7:1 — Alleluia. O Lord my God, in You do I take refuge; save me from all my pursuers and deliver me. Alleluia.
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