“Believe in the Lord Jesus and you will be saved.”
Your promises are backed by all the honor of your name. As soon as I pray, you answer me; you encourage me by giving me strength.
17th Ordinary Sunday, 24 July: Gn 18:20-32; Ps 138:1-2, 2-3, 6-7, 7-8; Col 2:12-14; Lk 11:1-13 ~ shameless persistence
Heavenly Father, with the prayer your Son taught us always on our lips, we ask, we seek, we knock at your door. In our every need, grant us the first and best of all your gifts, the Spirit who makes us your children. We ask this through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, God for ever and ever.
Fifth Ordinary Sunday, 07 February: Isaiah 6:1-8; Psalm 138:1-5, 7-8; 1 Corinthians 15:3-8, 11; Luke 5:1-11 ~ cleansed and called
Most holy God, the earth is filled with your glory, and in your presence angels stand in awe. Enlarge our vision, that we may recognize your power at work in your Son and join the apostles and prophets as heralds of your saving word. We ask this through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, God for ever and ever.