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The Baptism of Our Lord
by: Rev. C. Brian Bucklew
Collect of the Day:
Father in heaven, at the Baptism of Jesus in the Jordan River You proclaimed Him Your beloved Son and anointed Him with the Holy Spirit. Make all who are baptized in His name faithful in their calling as Your children and inheritors with Him of everlasting life; through the same Jesus Christ, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.
Psalm 89:1, 26-28 (antiphon: liturgical text; Psalm 89:20) — The Lord, the ruler, has come
Psalm 85 (antiphon: v. 9) — Salvation is near to those who fear Him
Old Testament Reading:
Isaiah 42:1-7 — The Lord’s Chosen Servant
Psalm 72:18-19 — Blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel
1 Corinthians 1:26-31 — Christ Jesus became to us wisdom from God
Psalm 143:10 — Teach me to do your will, for you are my God
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