Night Prayer 7.13.19, Conrad Weiser, Advocate for Native Individuals, 1760


“What is that this? A brand new instructing—with authority!”

(TAN Books)

Jesus mentioned, “I’m the sunshine of the world; whoever follows me is not going to stroll in darkness, however could have the sunshine of life.” John 8:12


O God, be not removed from us.
Come rapidly to assist us, O God.

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

Hymn: Gentle of the World

Gentle of the world in grace and sweetness,
Mirror of God’s everlasting face,
Clear flame of affection’s free responsibility,
You deliver salvation to our race.
Now, as we see the lights of night,
We increase our voice in hymns of reward;
Worthy are you of countless blessing,
Solar of our evening, lamp of our days.

Psalm 110:1-5

1 The LORD mentioned to my Lord, “Sit at my proper hand, *
till I make your enemies your footstool.”
2 The LORD will ship the scepter of your energy out of Zion, *
saying, “Rule over your enemies spherical about you.
three The Aristocracy has been yours from the day of your start; *
in the great thing about holiness have I begotten you,
like dew from the womb of the morning.”
four The LORD has sworn and won’t recant: *
“You’re a priest for ever after the order of Melchizedek.”
5 The Lord who’s at your proper hand
will smite rulers within the day of his wrath; *
he’ll rule over the nations.

Psalm 116

1 I really like the LORD, as a result of the LORD has heard the voice of my supplication, *
and inclined an ear to me each time I cried out.
2 The cords of loss of life entangled me;
the grip of the grave took maintain of me; *
I got here to grief and sorrow.
three Then I referred to as upon the Title of the LORD: *
“O LORD, I pray you, save my life.”
four Gracious is the LORD and righteous; *
our God is filled with compassion.
5 The LORD watches over the harmless; *
I used to be introduced very low, and the LORD helped me.
6 Flip once more to your relaxation, O my soul, *
for the LORD has handled you effectively.
7 For you’ve rescued my life from loss of life, *
my eyes from tears, and my ft from stumbling.
Eight I’ll stroll within the presence of the LORD *
within the land of the dwelling.
9 I believed, even once I mentioned,
“I’ve been introduced very low.” *
In my misery I mentioned, “Nobody could be trusted.”
10 How shall I repay you, O LORD, *
for all the great issues you’ve performed for me?
11 I’ll carry up the cup of salvation *
and name upon the Title of the LORD.
12 I’ll fulfill my vows to the LORD *
within the presence of all of the chosen folks.
13 Treasured in your sight, O LORD, *
is the loss of life of your servants.
14 O LORD, I’m your servant; *
I’m your servant and the kid of your handmaid;
you’ve freed me from my bonds.
15 I’ll give you the sacrifice of thanksgiving *
and name upon the Title of the LORD.
16 I’ll fulfill my vows to the LORD *
within the presence of all of the folks,
17 Within the courts of the LORD’s home, *
within the midst of you, O Jerusalem.

Psalm 117

1 Reward the LORD, all you nations; *
give reward, all you peoples.
2 For the loving-kindness of the LORD towards us is nice, *
and the faithfulness of the LORD endures for ever.

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

Jesus heals an unclean spirit within the Temple. (unknown)

Mark 1:14-28 (NRSV)

Now after John was arrested, Jesus got here to Galilee, proclaiming the excellent news of God, and saying, “The time is fulfilled, and the dominion of God has come close to; repent, and imagine in the excellent news.”

As Jesus handed alongside the Sea of Galilee, he noticed Simon and his brother Andrew casting a web into the ocean—for they have been fishermen. And Jesus mentioned to them, “Comply with me and I’ll make you fish for folks.” And instantly they left their nets and adopted him. As he went just a little farther, he noticed James son of Zebedee and his brother John, who have been of their boat mending the nets. Instantly he referred to as them; they usually left their father Zebedee within the boat with the employed males, and adopted him.

They went to Capernaum; and when the sabbath got here, he entered the synagogue and taught. They have been astounded at his instructing, for he taught them as one having authority, and never because the scribes. Simply then there was of their synagogue a person with an unclean spirit, and he cried out, “What have you ever to do with us, Jesus of Nazareth? Have you ever come to destroy us? I do know who you might be, the Holy One in every of God.” However Jesus rebuked him, saying, “Be silent, and are available out of him!” And the unclean spirit, convulsing him and crying with a loud voice, got here out of him. They have been all amazed, they usually saved on asking each other, “What is that this? A brand new instructing—with authority! He instructions even the unclean spirits, they usually obey him.” Without delay his fame started to unfold all through the encompassing area of Galilee.

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

Lord, you now have set your servant free *
to go in peace as you’ve promised;
For these eyes of mine have seen the Savior, *
whom you’ve ready for all of the world to see:
A Gentle 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 at first, is now, and might be for ever. Amen.


I imagine in God,
the Father almighty,
creator of heaven and earth.
I imagine in Jesus Christ,
his solely son, our Lord.
He was conceived by the facility of the Holy Spirit
and born of the Virgin Mary.
He 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,
and is seated on the proper hand of the Father.
He’ll come once more to evaluate the dwelling and the useless.
I imagine 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 Title,
your kingdom come, your might be performed, on earth as in heaven.
Give us at the moment our every day bread.
Forgive us our sins, as we forgive those that sin towards 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 might 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 might depart this life in your religion and worry,
and never be condemned earlier than the good judgment seat of Christ,
We entreat you, O Lord.
That we could also be sure 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.

Conrad Weiser, a religious Lutheran, emigrated from Germany to the Pennsylvania Colony, the place he grew to become a civic chief, good friend of the Natives and a peacemaker – which means that his concern for the Indians was a results of deep religion. He was additionally uncovered to different non secular concepts, and for a number of years lived on the Ephrata Cloister, above, a non secular neighborhood in Lancaster County. Ephrata was based by a Seventh-Day Dunker, an offshoot of the Schwarzenau Brethren; Dunkers believed that since Saturday is the Sabbath of the Jews, it also needs to be the Christian day of worship. Women and men lived monastic, communal, celibate lives, surrounded and supported by married folks and households. They slept on picket benches 15 inches huge for six hours an evening and ate one vegetarian meal a day. The final of the celibates died in 1813 and the neighborhood was integrated because the German Seventh-Day Baptist Church; Ephrata’s final Dunker died in 2008. The positioning is now owned by the state of Pennsylvania. (Hermann Luyken)

Acquire of the Day: Conrad Weiser, Witness to Peace and Reconciliation, 1760

Almighty God, of your grace you gave Conrad Weiser the reward of diplomacy, the perception to know two completely different cultures and interpret every to the opposite with readability and honesty: As we try to be devoted to our vocation to commend your kingdom, assist us to proclaim the Gospel to the numerous cultures round us, that by your Holy Spirit we could also be efficient ambassadors for our Savior Jesus Christ; who with you and the identical Holy Spirit lives and reigns, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

A Acquire for Saturdays

O God, the supply of everlasting mild: Shed forth your never-ending day upon us who look ahead to you, that our lips might reward you, our lives might bless you, and our worship on the morrow offer you glory; by Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Saturday Night Prayer Listing: For the Church

Anglican Cycle of Prayer: Dioceses of Kajiado, Kenya; Kajo-Keji, South Sudan; Kamango, Congo

For Our Mission Companions
Cuttington College Faculty of Nursing, Liberia
The American Buddies of Cuttington, New York
Schools and Universities of the Anglican Communion, New York
Haiti Nursing Basis
Diocese of Brasilia Afterschool Program, Brazil
Rosebud Episcopal Mission, South Dakota
St. André’s Faculty, Mithon, Haiti
Matthew Shepard Basis

For All Christian Church buildings
Mennonites, Amish and all who search a easy life
Metropolitan Group Church buildings
Nationwide Council of Church buildings of Christ
The Orthodox Church buildings
Presbyterian Church buildings

Please add your personal prayers right here.

For Mission

O God, you’ve made of 1 blood all of the peoples of the earth, and despatched your blessed Son to evangelise peace to those that are far off and to those that are close to: Grant that folks in all places might search after you and discover you; deliver the nations into your fold; pour out your Spirit upon all flesh, and hasten the approaching of your kingdom; by Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

A Prayer of St. Chrysostom

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

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

Could the God of hope fill us with all pleasure and peace in believing by the facility of the Holy Spirit. Amen. Romans 15:13++

VIDEO: Lord of all being, throned afar (see #419, Uffingham, Jeremiah Clarke; Oliver Wendell Holmes) – Choir of Norwich Cathedral, England, 2001


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