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Lent 6 — Palmarum
by: Rev. Weslie Odom
Collect of the Day:
Almighty and everlasting God, You sent Your Son, our Savior Jesus Christ, to take upon Himself our flesh and to suffer death upon the cross. Mercifully grant that we may follow the example of His great humility and patience and be made partakers of His resurrection; through the same Jesus Christ, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.
Psalm 22:1, 7-8, 11 (antiphon: Psalm 22:19, 21) — Be not far from me, for trouble is near
Psalm 118:19-29 (antiphon: v. 26) — Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord!
Old Testament Reading:
Zechariah 9:9-12 — Behold, your King comes!
Psalm 73:23–24, 1 — Truly God is good to Israel
Philippians 2:5-11 — Jesus Christ, true God and true Man, our Savior
Psalm 22:1, 4-5 — My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?
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