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Lent 5 — Judica
by: Rev. Weslie Odom
Collect of the Day:
Almighty God, by Your great goodness mercifully look upon Your people that we may be governed and preserved evermore in body and soul; through Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.
Psalm 43:3-5 (antiphon: 43:1-2a) — Vindicate me, O God
Psalm 43 — Send out Your light and Your truth
Old Testament Reading:
Genesis 22:1-14 — The Sacrifice of Isaac
Psalm 143:9a,10a; 18:48a, c — Deliver me from my enemies; the Lord delivers
Hebrews 9:11-15 — Christ the Priest; Christ the sacrifice
Psalm 129:1-4 — Greatly have they afflicted me from my youth; yet they have not prevailed
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