Night Prayer 7.10.19, Wednesday within the 4th Extraordinary Week


Then their eyes had been opened, and so they acknowledged him; and he vanished from their sight.

Mountain goats at Olympic Nationwide Park in Washington state are getting new addresses, leaving the Olympic Mountains, the place people launched them a century in the past, for the Cascades, a greater habitat as a result of it incorporates salt licks. The relocations started in 2018 after years of planning by Native American tribes and state and native wildlife companies. Above: a child will get his first helicopter trip. (Elaine Thompson/AP)

On this present day the Lord has acted; we’ll rejoice and be glad in it. Psalm 118:24


O God, make pace to avoid wasting us.
O Lord, make haste to assist us.

Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit:
because it was to start with, is now, and will likely be for ever. Amen. Alleluia.

Hymn: O Gracious Mild

O gracious Mild,
pure brightness of the everliving Father in heaven,
O Jesus Christ, holy and blessed!
Now as we come to the setting of the solar,
and our eyes behold the vesper gentle,
we sing your praises, O God: Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
You’re worthy always to be praised by blissful voices,
O Son of God, O Giver of life,
and to be glorified by all of the worlds.

Psalm 12

1 Assist me, LORD, for there is no such thing as a godly one left; *
the devoted have vanished from amongst us.
2 All converse falsely with their neighbor; *
with a easy tongue they converse from a double coronary heart.
three Oh, that the LORD would reduce off all easy tongues, *
and shut the lips that utter proud boasts!
four Those that say, “With our tongue will we prevail; *
our lips are our personal; who’s lord over us?”
5 “As a result of the needy are oppressed,
and the poor cry out in distress, *
I’ll stand up,” says the LORD,
“and provides them the assistance they lengthy for.”
6 The phrases of the LORD are pure phrases, *
like silver refined from ore
and purified seven occasions within the hearth.
7 O LORD, watch over us *
and save us from this technology for ever.
eight The depraved prowl on each aspect, *
and that which is nugatory is extremely prized by everybody.

Psalm 13

1 How lengthy, O LORD?
will you neglect me for ever? *
how lengthy will you conceal your face from me?
2 How lengthy shall I’ve perplexity in my thoughts,
and grief in my coronary heart, day after day? *
how lengthy shall my enemy overcome me?
three Look upon me and reply me, O LORD my God; *
give gentle to my eyes, lest I sleep in demise;
four Lest my enemy say, “I’ve prevailed,” *
and my foes rejoice that I’ve fallen.
5 However I put my belief in your mercy; *
my coronary heart is joyful due to your saving assist.
6 I’ll sing to you, O LORD,
for you’ve got handled me richly; *
I’ll reward the Identify of the Lord Most Excessive.

Psalm 14

1 Fools say of their coronary heart, “There is no such thing as a God.” *
All are corrupt and commit abominable acts;
there’s none who does any good.
2 The LORD seems to be down from heaven upon us all, *
to see if there’s any who is sensible,
if there’s one who seeks after God.
three Each one has proved faithless;
all alike have turned unhealthy; *
there’s none who does good; no, not one.
four Have they no data, all these evildoers *
who eat up my folks like bread
and don’t name upon the LORD?
5 See how they tremble with concern, *
as a result of God is within the firm of the righteous.
6 Their purpose is to confound the plans of the troubled, *
however the LORD is their refuge.
7 Oh, that Israel’s deliverance would come out of Zion! *
when the LORD restores the fortunes of the chosen folks,
Jacob will rejoice and Israel be glad.

Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit: *
because it was to start with, is now, and will likely be for ever. Amen.

Rembrandt van Rijn: Supper at Emmaus

Luke 24:13-35 (NRSV)

Now on that very same day two of them had been going to a village referred to as Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem, and speaking with one another about all these items that had occurred. Whereas they had been speaking and discussing, Jesus himself got here close to and went with them, however their eyes had been stored from recognizing him. And he stated to them, “What are you discussing with one another whilst you stroll alongside?” They stood nonetheless, trying unhappy. Then certainly one of them, whose identify was Cleopas, answered him, “Are you the one stranger in Jerusalem who doesn’t know the issues which have taken place there in nowadays?” He requested them, “What issues?” They replied, “The issues about Jesus of Nazareth, who was a prophet mighty in deed and phrase earlier than God and all of the folks, and the way our chief clergymen and leaders handed him over to be condemned to demise and crucified him. However we had hoped that he was the one to redeem Israel. Sure, and apart from all this, it’s now the third day since these items befell. Furthermore, some girls of our group astounded us. They had been on the tomb early this morning, and when they didn’t discover his physique there, they got here again and advised us that that they had certainly seen a imaginative and prescient of angels who stated that he was alive. A few of those that had been with us went to the tomb and located it simply as the ladies had stated; however they didn’t see him.” Then he stated to them, “Oh, how silly you’re, and the way gradual of coronary heart to consider all that the prophets have declared! Was it not mandatory that the Messiah ought to undergo these items after which enter into his glory?” Then starting with Moses and all of the prophets, he interpreted to them the issues about himself in all of the scriptures.

As they got here close to the village to which they had been going, he walked forward as if he had been occurring. However they urged him strongly, saying, “Stick with us, as a result of it’s nearly night and the day is now practically over.” So he went in to stick with them. When he was on the desk with them, he took bread, blessed and broke it, and gave it to them. Then their eyes had been opened, and so they acknowledged him; and he vanished from their sight.

Canticle: The Music of Simeon
Luke 2:29-32

Lord, you now have set your servant free *
to go in peace as you’ve got promised;
For these eyes of mine have seen the Savior, *
whom you’ve got ready for all of the world to see:
A Mild to enlighten the nations, *
and the glory of your folks Israel.

Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit: *
because it was to start with, is now, and will likely be for ever. Amen.


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 evaluate 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.


Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your Identify,
your kingdom come, your will likely be carried out, on earth as in heaven.
Give us at the moment our every 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.

That this night could also be holy, good, and peaceable,
We entreat you, O Lord.
That your holy angels could lead us in paths of peace and goodwill,
We entreat you, O Lord.
That we could also be pardoned and forgiven for our sins and offenses,
We entreat you, O Lord.
That there could also be peace to your Church and to the entire world,
We entreat you, O Lord.
That we could depart this life in your religion and concern,
and never be condemned earlier than the nice judgment seat of Christ,
We entreat you, O Lord.
That we could also be certain collectively by your Holy Spirit
within the communion of all of your saints,
entrusting each other and all our life to Christ,
We entreat you, O Lord.

Nameless, c. 1690: William Croft as a Choirboy, on the Nationwide Portrait Gallery, London. He grew to become a composer (Funeral Sentences, the hymn tune St. Anne) and organist at Westminster Abbey.

Gather of the Day: Correct 9

O God, you’ve got taught us to maintain all of your commandments by loving you and our neighbor: Grant us the grace of your Holy Spirit, that we could also be dedicated to you with our entire coronary heart, and united to at least one one other with pure affection; by Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, without end. Amen.

A Gather for Safety

O God, the lifetime of all who stay, the sunshine of the devoted, the energy of those that labor, and the repose of the useless: We thanks for the blessings of the day that’s previous, and humbly ask to your safety by the approaching night time. Convey us in security to the morning hours; by him who died and rose once more for us, your Son our Savior Jesus Christ. Amen.

Seneca Lake, New York, August 2018. (The Rev. Michael Hartney)

For the Great thing about the Earth

We provide you with thanks, most gracious God, for the fantastic thing about earth and sky and sea; for the richness of mountains, plains, and rivers; for the songs of birds and the loveliness of flowers. We reward you for these good presents, and pray that we could safeguard them for our posterity. Grant that we could proceed to develop in our grateful enjoyment of your considerable creation, to the consideration and glory of your Identify, now and for ever. Amen.

Anglican Cycle of Prayer: Diocese of Badagry, Nigeria; Ballarat, Australia; and Northern California, USA

Wednesday Night Prayer Record

For Catastrophe & Terror Victims
Airstrike on an immigraant/refugee middle in Tripoli, 40 killed, a whole bunch damage
Devastating cyclones hit Malawi, Mozambique & Zimbabwe
Distress and disaster in Venezuela
650,000 Rohingyas compelled to flee Myanmar
Famine in Niger, Mali, Ethiopia, Yemen and South Sudan

For Prisoners
Cleave Thomas, final years of a 20-year sentence

Prisoners of ISIS & Boko Haram: #BringBackALLOurGirls
Victims of human trafficking, together with U.S. & Australian detainees
Guantanamo; political prisoners

The harmless, the responsible, the victims of crime
Kids and households of prisoners
Jail chaplains and ministries, particularly Kairos
Corrections, probation & parole officers
John P. Craine Home, diversion and prevention packages
Sr. Helen Prejean and all jail reformers
All who’re condemned to die

Please provide your individual prayers right here.

Prayer for Mission

O God and Father of all, whom the entire heavens adore: Let the entire earth additionally worship you, all nations obey you, all tongues confess and bless you, and women and men in every single place love you and serve you in peace; by Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

A Prayer of St. Chrysostom

Almighty God, you’ve got given us grace right now with one accord to make our frequent supplication to you; and you’ve got promised by your well-beloved Son that when two or three are gathered collectively in his Identify you can be within the midst of them: Fulfil now, O Lord, our wishes and petitions as could also be finest for us; granting us on this world data of your reality, and within the age to return life eternal. Amen.

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

Glory to God whose energy, working in us, can do infinitely greater than we are able to ask or think about: Glory to God from technology to technology within the Church, and in Christ Jesus without end. Amen.++

VIDEO: Creating God, your fingers hint (#395, King, David Hurd; Jeffery Rowthorn, alt.) – Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Louisville, Kentucky, 2013


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