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Eighth Sunday after Pentecost Episcopal
July 26, 2020 Year A
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O God, the protector of all who trust in you, without whom nothing is strong, nothing is holy: Increase and multiply upon us your mercy; that, with you as our ruler and guide, we may so pass through things temporal, that we lose not the things eternal; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Lessons

Genesis 20:15-28 (S) Jacob works for Laban to get his wife Rachel.
Psalm 105:1-11, 45b (S) Give thanks to the Lord and call upon his Name; make known his deeds among the peoples.
OR Psalm 128 (S) The man who fears the Lord shall thus indeed be blessed.
1 Kings 3:5-12 (G) Solomon asks God for wisdom, which God grants to Solomon.
Psalm 119:129-136 (G) Steady my footsteps in your word; let no iniquity have dominion over me.
Romans 8:26-39 The Spirit helps us in our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we ought, but that very Spirit intercedes with sighs too deep for words.
Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 Jesus tells give several parables beginning with, “the kingdom of God is like…”
Best Choice Selections
Source Title Reference Author Tune
H82 687 A Mighty Fortress Romans Wesley Ein Feste Burg
H82 688 A Mighty Fortress Romans Wesley Ein Feste Burg
H82 488 Be Thou My Vision 1 Kings Irish, Byrne, tr. Hull Slane
LEVASII 213 Children of the Heavenly Father Romans Sandell-Berg, tr. Olson Swedish Folk Melody
H82 698 Eternal Spirit of the Living Christ Romans Christierson Flentge
WLP 906 Even When Young, I Prayed for Wisdom's Grace 1 Kings Clark Diligence
H82 594 God of Grace and God of Glory Romans Fosdick Cwm Rhodda
H82 595 God of Grace and God of Glory Romans Fosdick Mannheim
H82 584 God, You Have Given Us Power to Sound 1 Kings Briggs Culross
H82 635 If Thou But Trust in God to Guide Thee Collect/Romans Neumark, tr Winkworth Wer nur den lieben Gott
H82 447 The Christ Who Died but Rose Again Romans Hay St. Magnus
Good Choice Selections
Source Title Reference Author Tune
H82 465 Eternal Light, Shine in My Heart 1 Kings Idle Ach bleib bei uns
H82 466 Eternal Light, Shine in My Heart 1 Kings Idle Jacob
H82 677 God Moves in a Mysterious Way Romans Cowper London New
H82 194 Jesus Lives! Thy Terrors Now Romans Gellert, tr. Cox St. Albinus
H82 195 Jesus Lives! Thy Terrors Now Romans Gellert, tr. Cox Mowsley
H82 600 O Day of God, Draw Nigh Romans Scott Bellwoods
H82 601 O Day of God, Draw Nigh Romans Scott St. Michael
So-so Choice Selections
Source Title Reference Author Tune
LEVAS II 161 "Go Preach My Gospel," Saith the Lord Romans Watts Hastings
LEVAS II 108 "Tis so Sweet to Trust in Jesus" Romans Stead Kirkpatrick
H82 375 Give Praise and Glory unto God Romans Schütz Du Lebensbrot Herr Jesu Christ
LEVAS II 194 Lead Me, Guide Me, Along the Way Romans Akers Akers
H82 536 Open Your Ears, O Faithful People 1 Kings Jabusch Torah Song
H82 462 The Lord Will Come and Not Be Slow Matthew Milton York