Morning Prayer 5.14.19, Tuesday within the 4th Week of Easter


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The souls of the righteous are within the hand of God,
and no torment will ever contact them.

Singer, actress and animal rights activist Doris Day has died at 97. An aspiring dancer as a toddler, her mom took her to Hollywood for dance classes, however she was injured in a automotive accident and began taking singing classes as a substitute; her music coach was so impressed she began giving her three classes for the worth of 1. Day made her vocal debut on Cincinnati’s powerhouse WLW Radio and shortly started singing with touring large bands, together with Les Brown, with whom she had her first hit document in 1945, “Sentimental Journey,” an anthem for GIs getting back from World Battle II. She broke into movies, regardless of having no performing expertise, with director Michael Curtiz’s “Romance on the Excessive Seas” in 1948, and by the early 1960s she was voted America’s #1 film star 4 years in a row. She was an Oscar nominee for 1959’s “Pillow Discuss” with Rock Hudson; in 1985 he appeared on her “Doris Day’s Finest Associates” TV present to reveal that he was identified with AIDS. Above: with home-run kings Roger Maris, left, and Mickey Mantle, who made cameos in her 1962 image “That Contact of Mink.” (AP)

Christ has entered, not right into a sanctuary made with palms, a replica of the true one, however into heaven itself, now to look within the presence of God on our behalf. Hebrews 9:24


Lord, open our lips.
And our mouth shall proclaim your reward.

Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit:
because it was at first, is now, and shall be for ever. Amen. Alleluia.

Christ Our Passover
1 Cor. 5:7-8; Rom. 6:9-11; 1 Cor. 15:20-22

Christ our Passover has been sacrificed for us; *
due to this fact allow us to preserve the feast,
Not with the previous leaven, the leaven of malice and evil, *
however with the unleavened bread of sincerity and fact. Alleluia.

Christ being raised from the useless won’t ever die once more; *
dying now not has dominion over him.
The dying that he died, he died to sin, as soon as for all; *
however the life he lives, he lives to God.
So additionally think about yourselves useless to sin, *
and alive to God in Jesus Christ our Lord. Alleluia.

Christ has been raised from the useless, *
the primary fruits of those that have fallen asleep.
For since by a person got here dying, *
by a person has come additionally the resurrection of the useless.
For as in Adam all die, *
so additionally in Christ shall all be made alive. Alleluia.

Psalm 45

1 My coronary heart is stirring with a noble tune;
let me recite what I’ve original for the king; *
my tongue shall be the pen of a talented author.
2 You’re the fairest of males; *
grace flows out of your lips,
as a result of God has blessed you for ever.
Three Strap your sword upon your thigh, O mighty warrior, *
in your pleasure and in your majesty.
Four Trip out and conquer in the reason for fact *
and for the sake of justice.
5 Your proper hand will present you marvelous issues; *
your arrows are very sharp, O mighty warrior.
6 The peoples are falling at your toes, *
and the king’s enemies are dropping coronary heart.
7 Your throne, O God, endures without end, *
a scepter of righteousness is the scepter of your reign;
you’re keen on righteousness and hate iniquity.
Eight Subsequently God, your God, has anointed you *
with the oil of gladness above your fellows.
9 All of your clothes are aromatic with myrrh, aloes, and cassia, *
and the music of strings from ivory palaces makes you glad.
10 Kings’ daughters stand among the many women of the courtroom; *
in your proper hand is the queen,
adorned with the gold of Ophir.
11 ”Hear, O daughter; think about and pay attention intently; *
neglect your folks and your father’s home.
12 The king may have pleasure in your magnificence; *
he’s your grasp; due to this fact do him honor.
13 The folks of Tyre are right here with a present; *
the wealthy among the many folks search your favor.”
14 All superb is the princess as she enters; *
her robe is cloth-of-gold.
15 In embroidered attire she is dropped at the king; *
after her the bridesmaids comply with in procession.
16 With pleasure and gladness they’re introduced, *
and enter into the palace of the king.
17 “Instead of fathers, O king, you shall have sons; *
you shall make them princes over all of the earth.
18 I’ll make your identify to be remembered
from one technology to a different; *
due to this fact nations will reward you without end.”

Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit: *
because it was at first, is now, and shall be for ever. Amen.

St. John’s, Crawfordsville, Indiana, in-built 1837, the oldest church on the town and within the Diocese of Indianapolis. (Sean Sullivan)

Knowledge 3:1-9 (NRSV)

However the souls of the righteous are within the hand of God,
and no torment will ever contact them.
Within the eyes of the silly they appeared to have died,
and their departure was regarded as a catastrophe,
and their going from us to be their destruction;
however they’re at peace.
For although within the sight of others they have been punished,
their hope is stuffed with immortality.
Having been disciplined slightly, they may obtain nice good,
as a result of God examined them and located them worthy of himself;
like gold within the furnace he tried them,
and like a sacrificial burnt providing he accepted them.
Within the time of their visitation they may shine forth,
and can run like sparks via the stubble.
They are going to govern nations and rule over peoples,
and the Lord will reign over them without end.
Those that belief in him will perceive fact,
and the trustworthy will abide with him in love,
as a result of grace and mercy are upon his holy ones,
and he watches over his elect.

Canticle: A Music of Pilgrimage
Ecclesiasticus 51:13-16, 20b-22

Earlier than I ventured forth,
even whereas I used to be very younger, *
I sought knowledge brazenly in my prayer.
Within the forecourts of the temple I requested for her, *
and I’ll search her to the top.
From first blossom to early fruit, *
she has been the delight of my coronary heart.
My foot has stored firmly to the true path, *
diligently from my youth have I pursued her.
I inclined my ear slightly and acquired her; *
I discovered for myself a lot knowledge and have become adept in her.
To the one who provides me knowledge will I give glory, *
for I’ve resolved to reside in response to her means.
From the start I gained braveness from her, *
due to this fact I cannot be forsaken.
In my inmost being I’ve been stirred to hunt her, *
due to this fact have I gained a very good possession.
As my reward the Almighty has given me the reward of language,*
and with it’ll I supply reward to God.

Chapel of the Apostles of the College of Theology at Sewanee: the College of the South. (seminary picture)

Colossians 1:15-23 (NRSV)

Christ is the picture of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation; for in him all issues in heaven and on earth have been created, issues seen and invisible, whether or not thrones or dominions or rulers or powers—all issues have been created via him and for him. He himself is earlier than all issues, and in him all issues maintain collectively. He’s the top of the physique, the church; he’s the start, the firstborn from the useless, in order that he would possibly come to have first place in every little thing. For in him all of the fullness of God was happy to dwell, and thru him God was happy to reconcile to himself all issues, whether or not on earth or in heaven, by making peace via the blood of his cross.

And also you who have been as soon as estranged and hostile in thoughts, doing evil deeds, he has now reconciled in his fleshly physique via dying, in order to current you holy and innocent and irreproachable earlier than him—offered that you just proceed securely established and steadfast within the religion, with out shifting from the hope promised by the gospel that you just heard, which has been proclaimed to each creature beneath heaven. I, Paul, grew to become a servant of this gospel.

Canticle: A Music of Religion
1 Peter 1:3-4, 18-21

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, *
by divine mercy we now have a brand new start right into a residing hope;
By means of the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the useless, *
we now have an inheritance that’s imperishable in heaven.
The ransom that was paid to free us *
was not paid in silver or gold,
However within the treasured blood of Christ, *
the Lamb with out spot or stain.
God raised Jesus from the useless and gave him glory *
in order that we would have religion and hope in God.

Louis Consolation Tiffany: Sermon on the Mount

Luke 6:12-26 (NRSV)

Now throughout these days Jesus went out to the mountain to hope; and he spent the night time in prayer to God. And when day got here, he known as his disciples and selected twelve of them, whom he additionally named apostles: Simon, whom he named Peter, and his brother Andrew, and James, and John, and Philip, and Bartholomew, and Matthew, and Thomas, and James son of Alphaeus, and Simon, who was known as the Zealot, and Judas son of James, and Judas Iscariot, who grew to become a traitor. He got here down with them and stood on a stage place, with a fantastic crowd of his disciples and a fantastic multitude of individuals from all Judea, Jerusalem, and the coast of Tyre and Sidon. They’d come to listen to him and to be healed of their illnesses; and those that have been troubled with unclean spirits have been cured. And all within the crowd have been making an attempt to the touch him, for energy got here out from him and healed all of them.

Then he seemed up at his disciples and stated: “Blessed are you who’re poor, for yours is the dominion of God.

“Blessed are you who’re hungry now, for you may be crammed.

“Blessed are you who weep now, for you’ll snort.

“Blessed are you when folks hate you, and once they exclude you, revile you, and defame you on account of the Son of Man. Rejoice in that day and leap for pleasure, for certainly your reward is nice in heaven; for that’s what their ancestors did to the prophets.

“However woe to you who’re wealthy, for you’ve got acquired your comfort.

“Woe to you who’re full now, for you may be hungry.

“Woe to you who’re laughing now, for you’ll mourn and weep.

“Woe to you when all converse properly of you, for that’s what their ancestors did to the false prophets.”


I consider in God,
the Father almighty, creator of heaven and earth.
I consider in Jesus Christ,
God’s solely son, our Lord,
who was conceived by the facility of the Holy Spirit,
born of the Virgin Mary,
suffered beneath Pontius Pilate,
was crucified, died, and was buried;
he descended to the useless.
On the third day he rose once more;
he ascended into heaven,
he’s seated on the proper hand of the Father,
and he’ll come once more to guage the residing and the useless.
I consider within the Holy Spirit,
the holy catholic Church,
the communion of saints,
the forgiveness of sins,
the resurrection of the physique,
and the life eternal. Amen.


The Lord be with you.
And likewise with you.
Allow us to pray.

Our Father in heaven,
hallowed be your Title,
your kingdom come,
your shall be carried out,
on earth as in heaven.
Give us right this moment our each day bread.
Forgive us our sins
as we forgive those that sin in opposition to us.
Save us from the time of trial,
and ship us from evil.
For the dominion, the facility, and the glory are yours,
now and for ever. Amen.

V. Assist us, O God our Savior;
R. Ship us and forgive us our sins.
V. Look upon your congregation;
R. Give to your folks the blessing of peace.
V. Declare your glory among the many nations;
R. And your wonders amongst all peoples.
V. Don’t let the oppressed be shamed and turned away;
R. Always remember the lives of your poor.
V. Proceed your loving-kindness to those that know you;
R. And your favor to those that are true of coronary heart.
V. Fulfill us by your loving-kindness within the morning;
R. So lets rejoice and be glad all the times of our life.

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran, Studying, Pennsylvania (Wikipedia)

Gather of the Day: Fourth Sunday of Easter

O God, whose Son Jesus is the nice shepherd of your folks: Grant that once we hear his voice we could know him who calls us every by identify, and comply with the place he leads; who, with you and the Holy Spirit, lives and reigns, one God, without end. Amen.

For the Nation

Lord God Almighty, you’ve got made all of the peoples of the earth on your glory, to serve you in freedom and in peace: Give to the folks of our nation a zeal for justice and the energy of forbearance, that we could use our liberty in accordance along with your gracious will; via Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, without end. Amen.

fifth Non-Fight Fatality in a Month; All Unrelated, Pentagon Says

They Have Names, begun by Clint Gilliland in 2007
Week of Might 7-13, 2019
supply: iCasualties

Whole Battle Deaths: 6,997

Iraq Whole Deaths: 4,571
Battle Formally Ended: December 2011
Present Troop Stage: 5,200 + 2000 in Syria

-no casualties this previous week-

Afghanistan Whole Deaths: 2,426
Battle Formally Ended: December 2014
Present Troop Stage: 14,000

HOLMES, Miguel L., 22, Spc., Georgia Military Nationwide Guard, from Hinesville, Georgia, 1st Battalion, 118th Discipline Artillery Regiment, 48th Infantry Brigade Fight Staff, Savannah, Ga.-

We discovered no private data accessible for Spc. Miguel Holmes, simply two of his medals (Military Service Ribbon and Nationwide Protection Service Medal) and “nonetheless beneath investigation.” This was an American soldier; he had greater than a reputation. (DoD)

For These We Love on Lively Responsibility

For These within the Armed Forces of our Nation

Almighty God, we commend to your gracious care and protecting all of the women and men of our armed forces at residence and overseas. Defend them day-to-day along with your heavenly grace; strengthen them of their trials and temptations; give them braveness to face the perils which beset them; and grant them a way of your abiding presence wherever they might be; via Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

A Gather for Peace

O God, the writer of peace and lover of harmony, to know you is everlasting life and to serve you is ideal freedom: Defend us, your humble servants, in all assaults of our enemies; that we, certainly trusting in your protection, could not concern the facility of any adversaries; via the would possibly of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Please add your personal intercessions, supplications and thanksgivings right here.

Gather for Mission

Lord Jesus Christ, you stretched out your arms of affection on the exhausting wooden of the cross that everybody would possibly come inside the attain of your saving embrace: So dress us in your Spirit that we, reaching forth our palms in love, could convey those that have no idea you to the data and love of you; for the dignity of your Title. Amen.

Allow us to bless the Lord. Alleluia, Alleluia.
Thanks be to God. Alleluia, Alleluia.

The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit, be with us all evermore. Amen. 2 Corinthians 13:14++

VIDEO: The Beatitudes (Arvo Pärt) – Choir of King’s Faculty, Cambridge, 1991


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