Notable Feast Days this Week
July 22 - Mary Magdalene
July 23 - Bridget of Sweden, 1373 (Roman Catholic)
July 23 - The Prophet Ezekiel (Eastern)
July 24 - Christina of Tyre, 300
July 24 - Declan, Ardmore, 6th Century
July 25 - James Zebedee, Apostle (Western)
July 26 - Joachim & Anne, Parents of Mary (Anglican/Roman)
July 27 - Panteleimon, 305
July 27 - Anthusa, Asia Minor, 8th Cent.
July 28 - Samson, Brittany, 565

Revised Common Lectionary

Hosea 1:2-10
Psalm 85
Genesis 18:20-32
Psalm 138
Colossians 2:6-19
Luke 11:1-13

Daily Readings (RCL)
Abbreviated Daily Readings
Liturgical Color - Green

The Seventh Sunday after Pentecost July 28, 2019 (Year C)

Remaining Rooted in Our Faithful God 
God is faithful to his people in spite of their failure to follow him faithfully (Hosea 1:2-10). He restores their fortunes (Psalm 85) and is gracious to both the righteous and unrighteous (Genesis 18:20-32). God's people should give thanks for his steadfast love (Psalm 138) and are called to stay rooted in Jesus since they have been buried with Him in baptism (Colossians 2:6-19). Jesus calls his followers to pray continually to God the Father. Out of his love, he will provide for those who call upon him for provision (Luke 11:1-13).

Psalm 85 / Psalm 138
Scripture Readings

Psalm 85
Righteousness and peace

Psalm 138
God's love endures forever

Commentary on Psalm 85
AugustinePope John Paul,
John Calvin

Commentary on Psalm 138
AugustinePope Benedict XVI
John Calvin

Hosea 1, Genesis 18Colossians 2
Luke 11, Psalm 85
Psalm 138

Spotify Playlists
Psalm 85 and Psalm 138
Hosea 1:2-10
Hosea's marriage

Genesis 18:20-32
Abraham bargains with God

Colossians 2:1-19
Alive with Christ

Luke 11:1-13
Jesus teaches prayer

Daily Readings
Revised Common Lectionary

Daily Readings
Book of Common Prayer

Bible in a Year
"For the Savior said, “When you pray, say, ‘Our Father.’ ” And another of the holy Evangelists adds, “who art in heaven.” … He gives his own glory to us. He raises slaves to the dignity of freedom. He crowns the human condition with such honor as surpasses the power of nature. He brings to pass what was spoken of old by the voice of the psalmist: “I said, you are gods, and all of you children of the Most High.” He rescues us from the measure of slavery, giving us by his grace what we did not possess by nature, and permits us to call God “Father,” as being admitted to the rank of sons. We received this, together with all our other privileges, from him. One of these privileges is the dignity of freedom, a gift peculiarly befitting those who have been called to be sons." 
-Cyril of Alexandria on Luke 11:1-13
Collect for the Seventh Sunday after Pentecost
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, forever and ever. Amen. -The Book of Common Prayer
Singing Psalms and Hymns
Hymn suggestions for the Seventh Sunday after Pentecost (Year C) from 

Hymns for Psalm 85 and Psalm 138 from

Just released! A Spanish-English bilingual hymnal from GIA and the Calvin Institute for Christian Worship

The Lord's Prayer | by John Taverner | SATB Score

The Lord's Prayer | by Karin Simmons | Leadsheet

Psalm 85 Refrain | By Wendell Kimbrough

Psalm 85 (Tune: Here is Love Vast as the Ocean) | Scottish Metered Psalm | Leadsheet 

With All My Heart (Psalm 138) | by Matt Searles | Leadsheet

I Will Bow (Psalm 138) | The Gathering Song Collective | Leadsheet 

Though the Lord is High and Holy (Psalm 138) | by Craig Harris | Leadsheet

With All My Heart (Psalm 138) | by The Psalm Project | Leadsheet 

Psalm 138 | by Adam Mikulski | Leadsheet and Strings

Psalm 138 | Genevan Resources

Psalm 85 Refrain | from The Emergent Psalter Leadsheet

Psalm 138 Refrain | from The Emergent Psalter Leadsheet

Metrical Options | Psalm 85 and Psalm 138
Music for Listening
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