Sunday, July 17, 2016

The Apocalyptic Discourse — 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time [Proper 11]

Deuteronomy 31:23–29 or Micah 7:1–7 or Daniel (11:40–45) 12:1–13
Psalm 54
Matthew 10:17–22a; 24:9–14 or Mark 13:9–13
1 Corinthians 9:1–15

O Lord our protector, we live in troubled times, when many run to and fro in pursuit of vain things, and lawlessness increases. Nevertheless, in Jesus Christ you deliver your people from death to life, everyone who is found written in your book of life. Speak to us once more of eternal things: of life and love, of your holy splendor and your complete joy, that we may gain wisdom and shine with your glory like the brightness of the sky, like the stars forever and ever. This we ask in the name of your Son and our Lord, Jesus Christ, the Sun of Righteousness.

For homiletical commentary on these texts, follow the link.

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