Readings and Prayers – 29 June 2014

Sentence: The wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord. Romans 6:23 Collect: O God, your son has taught us that those who give a cup of water in his name will not lose their reward: open our hearts to the needs of your children,Continue reading “Readings and Prayers – 29 June 2014”

Readings and Prayers – 22 June 2014

Sentence: Those who find their life will lose it, and those who lose their life for Jesus’ sake will find it. Matthew 10:39 Collect: Gracious God, we who were baptised into Christ Jesus were baptised into his death: we pray that, as you raised him from death, so by the power of the Holy SpiritContinue reading “Readings and Prayers – 22 June 2014”

Readings and Prayers – 15 June 2014

Sentence: The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, the love Of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with all of you. 2 Corinthians 13:13 Collect: O blessed Trnity, in whom we know the Maker of all things, seen and unseen, the Saviour of all, both near and far: by your Spirit enableContinue reading “Readings and Prayers – 15 June 2014”

Readings and Prayers – 8 June 2014

Sentence: The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against such things. Galatians 5:22–23a Collect: Almighty God, at the feast of Pentecost you sent your Holy Spirit to the disciples, filling them with joy and boldness to preach the gospel: empower us withContinue reading “Readings and Prayers – 8 June 2014”

Readings and Prayers – 1 June 2014

Sentence: This is eternal life, that we may know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent. John 17:3 Collect: O God, Whose Son, Jesus, prayed for his disciples, and sent them into the world to proclaim the coming of your kingdom: by your Holy Spirit, hold the church in unity,Continue reading “Readings and Prayers – 1 June 2014”

Readings and Prayers – 25 May 2014

Sentence: Jesus answered him, “Those who love me will keep my word, and my Father will love them, and we will come to them and make our home with them”. John 14:23 Collect: O God, you have prepared for those who love you joys beyond our understanding: pour into our hearts such love for you,Continue reading “Readings and Prayers – 25 May 2014”

Readings and Prayers – 18 May 2014

Sentence: I am the way, and the truth, and the life, says the Lord. No one comes to the Father except through me. John 14:6 Collect: Everliving God, whose Son Jesus Christ is the way, the truth, and the life: give us grace to love one another, to follow in the way of his commandments,Continue reading “Readings and Prayers – 18 May 2014”

Readings and Prayers – 11 May 2014

Sentence: The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly. John 10:10 Collect: Good Shepherd of the sheep, by whom the lost are sought and guided into the fold; feed us and we shall be satisfied, heal us and we shall be whole, andContinue reading “Readings and Prayers – 11 May 2014”

Readings and Prayers – 4 May 2014

Sentence: Repent, and be baptised every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ so that your sins may be forgiven; and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. Acts 2:38–39 Collect: O God, your Son made himself known to his disciples in the breaking of bread; open the eyes of our hearts,Continue reading “Readings and Prayers – 4 May 2014”

Readings and Prayers – 27 April 2014

Sentence: Blessed be the God and Father or our Lord Jesus Christ! By his great mercy he has given us a new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. 1 Peter 1:3 Collect: Almighty and eternal God, the strength of those who believe and the hope of thoseContinue reading “Readings and Prayers – 27 April 2014”