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Tenth Sunday after Pentecost Episcopal
August 18, 2019 Year C
Proper 15 Previous Sunday----- Next Sunday

Almighty God, you have given your only Son to be for us a sacrifice for sin, and also an example of godly life: Give us grace to receive thankfully the fruits of his redeeming work, and to follow daily in the blessed steps of his most holy life; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

Lessons

Isaiah 5:1-7 (S) Isaiah compares God’s relationship with Israel to an owner’s with a vineyard.
Psalm 80:1-2, 8-18 (S) Turn again, O God of hosts, look down from heaven, and see; have regard for this vine.
Jeremiah 23:23-29 (G) Jeremiah distinguishes true prophets from false prophets.
Psalm 82 (G) Rise up, O God, judge the earth; for all the nations belong to you.
Hebrews 11:29--12:2 We are surrounded by a cloud of witnesses who lived by faith
Luke 12:49-56 Jesus warns of the divisive nature of the gospel and speaks of interpreting the times.
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