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In case you confess along with your lips that Jesus is Lord and imagine in your coronary heart that God raised him from the useless, you can be saved.

On Friday the Los Angeles Angels performed their first residence sport for the reason that stunning dying of beginning pitcher Tyler Skaggs from unknown causes at age 27. All of the gamers wore Skaggs’ identify and quantity 45 in his honor. After the final out, they took off their jerseys and unfold them on the pitcher’s mound – as followers cheered a 13-Zero mixed no-hitter over the Seattle Mariners on the eve of his 28th birthday. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Philippians 1:2

INVITATORY AND PSALTER

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 can be for ever. Amen. Alleluia.

Psalm 100

Be joyful within the Lord, all you lands;
serve the Lord with gladness
and are available earlier than his presence with a track.

Know this: The Lord himself is God;
he himself has made us, and we’re his;
we’re his folks and the sheep of his pasture.

Enter his gates with thanksgiving;
go into his courts with reward;
give because of him and name upon his Title.

For the Lord is nice;
his mercy is eternal;
and his faithfulness endures from age to age.

Psalm 148

1 Hallelujah!
Reward the LORD from the heavens; *
reward the LORD within the heights.
2 Reward the LORD, all you holy angels; *
reward the LORD, all heavenly host.
three Reward the LORD, solar and moon; *
reward the LORD, all you shining stars.
Four Reward the LORD, heaven of heavens, *
and also you waters above the heavens.
5 Allow them to reward the Title of the LORD; *
who commanded, they usually have been created.
6 The LORD made them stand quick with no sign of ending *
and gave them a regulation which shall not go away.

7 Reward the LORD from the earth, *
you sea-monsters and all deeps;
eight Hearth and hail, snow and fog, *
tempestuous wind, obeying God’s will;
9 Mountains and all hills, *
fruit timber and all cedars;
10 Wild beasts and all cattle, *
creeping issues and wingèd birds;
11 Kings of the earth and all peoples, *
rulers and all judges of the world;
12 Younger women and men, *
young and old collectively.
13 Allow them to reward the Title of the LORD, *
for the Title of the LORD solely is exalted,
and the splendor of the LORD is over earth and heaven.
14 The LORD has raised up power for the chosen folks
and reward for all loyal servants, *
the kids of Israel, a people who find themselves close to to the LORD.
Hallelujah!

Psalm 149

1 Hallelujah!
Sing to the LORD a brand new track; *
sing reward to God within the congregation of the trustworthy.
2 Let Israel rejoice of their Maker; *
let the kids of Zion be joyful of their Sovereign.
three Allow them to reward God’s Title within the dance; *
allow them to sing reward to the LORD with timbrel and harp.
Four For the LORD takes pleasure within the chosen folks *
and adorns the poor with victory.
5 Let the trustworthy rejoice in triumph; *
allow them to be joyful on their beds.
6 Let the praises of God be of their throat *
and a two-edged sword of their hand;
7 To wreak vengeance on the nations *
and punishment on the peoples;
eight To bind their rulers in chains *
and their nobles with hyperlinks of iron;
9 To inflict on them the judgment decreed; *
that is glory for all God’s trustworthy folks.
Hallelujah!

Psalm 150

1 Hallelujah!
Reward God within the holy temple; *
give reward within the firmament of heaven.
2 Reward God who’s mighty in deed; *
give reward for God’s glorious greatness.
three Reward God with the blast of the ram’s-horn; *
give reward with lyre and harp.
Four Reward God with timbrel and dance; *
give reward with strings and pipe.
5 Reward God with resounding cymbals; *
give reward with loud-clanging cymbals.
6 Let all the things that has breath *
reward the LORD.
Hallelujah!

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

Within the historic Cherokee cementation ceremony, Dr. Thomas Mails writes, two younger males have been introduced to the nation, the place they made a lifelong vow of dedication, took off their garments and dressed one another in them. Then they’d disappear into the mountains and by no means be seen once more. (Fractal Enlightenment)

THE LESSONS
1 Samuel 17:50 – 18:4 (NRSV)

So David prevailed over the Philistine with a sling and a stone, hanging down the Philistine and killing him; there was no sword in David’s hand. Then David ran and stood over the Philistine; he grasped his sword, drew it out of its sheath, and killed him; then he lower off his head with it.

When the Philistines noticed that their champion was useless, they fled. The troops of Israel and Judah rose up with a shout and pursued the Philistines so far as Gath and the gates of Ekron, in order that the wounded Philistines fell on the best way from Shaaraim so far as Gath and Ekron. The Israelites got here again from chasing the Philistines, they usually plundered their camp. David took the pinnacle of the Philistine and introduced it to Jerusalem; however he put his armor in his tent.

When Saul noticed David exit towards the Philistine, he stated to Abner, the commander of the military, “Abner, whose son is that this younger man?” Abner stated, “As your soul lives, O king, I have no idea.” The king stated, “Inquire whose son the stripling is.” On David’s return from killing the Philistine, Abner took him and introduced him earlier than Saul, with the pinnacle of the Philistine in his hand. Saul stated to him, “Whose son are you, younger man?” And David answered, “I’m the son of your servant Jesse the Bethlehemite.”

When David had completed chatting with Saul, the soul of Jonathan was certain to the soul of David, and Jonathan beloved him as his personal soul. Saul took him that day and wouldn’t let him return to his father’s home. Then Jonathan made a covenant with David, as a result of he beloved him as his personal soul. Jonathan stripped himself of the gown that he was sporting, and gave it to David, and his armor, and even his sword and his bow and his belt.

Canticle: Music of Zechariah
Luke 1:68-79

Blessed are you, Lord, the God of Israel; *
you may have come to your folks and set them free.
You may have raised up for us a mighty savior, *
born of the home of your servant David.
By way of your holy prophets you promised of previous
to avoid wasting us from our enemies, *
from the arms of all who hate us.
To point out mercy to our forebears, *
and to recollect your holy covenant.
This was the oath you swore to our father Abraham, *
to set us free from the arms of our enemies,
Free to worship you with out worry, *
holy and righteous earlier than you
all the times of our life.
And also you, baby, shall be referred to as the prophet of the Most Excessive, *
for you’ll go earlier than the Lord to organize the best way,
To provide God’s folks data of salvation *
by the forgiveness of their sins.
Within the tender compassion of our God *
the daybreak from on excessive shall break upon us,
To shine on those that dwell in darkness and the shadow of dying, *
and to information our ft into the best way of peace.

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

St. Paul’s lesson about religion has usually been used to override Christ’s educating about repentance and baptism; the hope of the dominion of God too simply turns into all about me and my salvation. (The Christian Publish)

Romans 10:4-17 (NRSV)

For Christ is the top of the regulation in order that there could also be righteousness for everybody who believes.

Moses writes in regards to the righteousness that comes from the regulation, that “the one that does these items will dwell by them.” However the righteousness that comes from religion says, “Don’t say in your coronary heart, ‘Who will ascend into heaven?’” (that’s, to deliver Christ down) “or ‘Who will descend into the abyss?’” (that’s, to deliver Christ up from the useless). However what does it say?

“The phrase is close to you,
in your lips and in your coronary heart”

(that’s, the phrase of religion that we proclaim); as a result of if you happen to confess along with your lips that Jesus is Lord and imagine in your coronary heart that God raised him from the useless, you can be saved. For one believes with the guts and so is justified, and one confesses with the mouth and so is saved. The scripture says, “Nobody who believes in him can be put to disgrace.” For there isn’t a distinction between Jew and Greek; the identical Lord is Lord of all and is beneficiant to all who name on him. For, “Everybody who calls on the identify of the Lord shall be saved.”

However how are they to name on one in whom they haven’t believed? And the way are they to imagine in one in all whom they’ve by no means heard? And the way are they to listen to with out somebody to proclaim him? And the way are they to proclaim him except they’re despatched? As it’s written, “How lovely are the ft of those that deliver excellent news!” However not all have obeyed the excellent news; for Isaiah says, “Lord, who has believed our message?” So religion comes from what’s heard, and what’s heard comes by the phrase of Christ.

Canticle: We Reward You, O God
Te Deum laudamus

We reward you, O God,
we acclaim you as Lord;
All creation worships you,
the Father eternal.
To you all angels, all of the powers of heaven,
the cherubim and seraphim, sing in infinite reward:
Holy, holy, holy Lord, God of energy and would possibly,
heaven and earth are stuffed with your glory.
The fantastic firm of apostles reward you.
The noble fellowship of prophets reward you.
The white-robed military of martyrs reward you.
All through the world the holy Church acclaims you:
Father, of splendor unbounded,
your true and solely Son, worthy of all worship,
and the Holy Spirit, advocate and information.
You, Christ, are the king of glory,
the everlasting Son of the Father.
Once you took our flesh to set us free
you humbly selected the Virgin’s womb.
You overcame the sting of dying
and opened the dominion of heaven to all believers.
You might be seated at God’s proper hand in glory.
We imagine that you’ll come to be our decide.
Come then, Lord, and assist your folks,
purchased with the worth of your personal blood,
and convey us along with your saints
to glory eternal.

The murder of Zechariah the prophet, as described in 2 Chronicles. Matthew’s quote (“son of Bachariah”) is uncertain and may be an editorial mistake; the slain prophet was the son of Jehoiada. The Scriptures were put together by human beings – which doesn’t diminish Jesus’ point: we are the people who murder the prophets. (douglasbeaumont.com)

The stoning of Zechariah, son of Barachiah, centuries earlier than the stoning of Zechariah the prophet. (douglasbeaumont.com)

Matthew 23:29-39 (NRSV)

Jesus stated, “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you construct the tombs of the prophets and enhance the graves of the righteous, and also you say, ‘If we had lived within the days of our ancestors, we might not have taken half with them in shedding the blood of the prophets.’ Thus you testify towards yourselves that you’re descendants of those that murdered the prophets. Refill, then, the measure of your ancestors. You snakes, you brood of vipers! How will you escape being sentenced to hell? Subsequently I ship you prophets, sages, and scribes, a few of whom you’ll kill and crucify, and a few you’ll flog in your synagogues and pursue from city to city, in order that upon you could come all of the righteous blood shed on earth, from the blood of righteous Abel to the blood of Zechariah son of Barachiah, whom you murdered between the sanctuary and the altar. Actually I inform you, all this may encounter this technology.

“Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the town that kills the prophets and stones those that are despatched to it! How usually have I desired to assemble your youngsters collectively as a hen gathers her brood below her wings, and you weren’t prepared! See, your own home is left to you, desolate. For I inform you, you’ll not see me once more till you say, ‘Blessed is the one who comes within the identify of the Lord.’”

THE APOSTLES’ CREED

I imagine in God,
the Father almighty,
creator of heaven and earth.
I imagine in Jesus Christ,
God’s solely son, our Lord,
who was conceived by the ability of the Holy Spirit,
born of the Virgin Mary,
suffered below 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 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.

THE PRAYERS

Our Father in heaven,
hallowed be your Title,
your kingdom come, your can be accomplished
on earth as in heaven.
Give us in the present day our day by 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 ability and the glory are yours,
now and for ever. Amen.

Present us your mercy, O Lord;
And grant us your salvation.
Dress your ministers with righteousness;
Let your folks sing with pleasure.
Give peace, O Lord, in all of the world;
For under in you may we dwell in security.
Lord, preserve this nation below your care;
And information us in the best way of justice and fact.
Let your approach be recognized upon earth;
Your saving well being amongst all nations.
Let not the needy, O Lord, be forgotten;
Nor the hope of the poor be taken away.
Create in us clear hearts, O God;
And maintain us along with your Holy Spirit.

Tyler Skaggs’ mother Debbie Hetman threw the ceremonial first pitch on the Angels-Mariners’ sport Friday, an ideal strike – no shock to sportswriters, as she’s a famend softball coach within the Bay space. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Accumulate of the Day: Correct 10

O Lord, mercifully obtain the prayers of your individuals who name upon you, and grant that they might know and perceive what issues they must do, and can also have grace and energy faithfully to perform them; by Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

A Accumulate for Sundays

O God, you make us glad with the weekly remembrance of the wonderful resurrection of your Son our Lord: Give us this present day such blessing by our worship of you, that the week to come back could also be spent in your favor; by Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

For Safety

Help us mercifully, O Lord, in these our supplications and prayers, and dispose the best way of your servants in the direction of the attainment of eternal salvation; that, amongst all of the modifications and probabilities of this mortal life, they might ever be defended by your gracious and prepared assist; by Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

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Prayer for Mission

Almighty and eternal God, by whose Spirit the entire physique of your trustworthy folks is ruled and sanctified: Obtain our supplications and prayers which we provide earlier than you for all members of your holy Church, that of their vocation and ministry they might actually and devoutly serve you; by our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen.

The Common Thanksgiving

Almighty God, Father of all mercies,
we your unworthy servants provide you with humble thanks
for all of your goodness and loving-kindness
to us and to all whom you may have made.
We bless you for our creation, preservation,
and all of the blessings of this life;
however above all on your immeasurable love
within the redemption of the world by our Lord Jesus Christ;
for the technique of grace, and for the hope of glory.
And, we pray, give us such an consciousness of your mercies,
that with actually grateful hearts we could present forth your reward,
not solely with our lips, however in our lives,
by giving up our selves to your service,
and by strolling earlier than you
in holiness and righteousness all our days;
by Jesus Christ our Lord,
to whom, with you and the Holy Spirit,
be honor and glory all through all ages. Amen.

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

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: O, for a thousand tongues to sing (see #493, Lyngham, Thomas Jarman; Charles Wesley) – Edinburgh Singers at Greyfriars’ Kirk on BBC’s “Songs of Reward,” 2008