Notable Feast Days this Week
August 12 - Muredach (Murtach), Ireland, 6th century
August 13 - Cassian, Italy, 4th c. (East and West)
August 13 - Maximus the Confessor, 662 (East and West)
August 14 - The Prophet Micah (Eastern)
August 15 - Dormition of the Theotokos (Eastern Calendars)
August 15 - Assumption of the Virgin Mary (Roman Calendars)
August 15 - St. Mary the Virgin (Anglican Calendars)
August 17 - Joan of the Cross, 1736 (Roman Catholic)
August 16 - Stephen I, Hungary, 1038
August 18 - Florus and Laurus, Illyria, 2nd century
Revised Common Lectionary

Isaiah 5:1-7
Psalm 80:1-2, 8-19
Jeremiah 23:23-29
Psalm 82
Hebrews 11:29-12:2
Luke 12:49-56

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

--Tenth Sunday after Pentecost -- August 18, 2019 (Year C)

Fire of Judgment
"The fire of judgment and the water of baptism were symbols of Jesus' compelling call to ministry; they still are. What one enflames, the other can quench. Jesus forecasts a time of division when households will be divided. WIthin the household of faith, baptism is the sacrament that binds us together; whatever our differences, we are still one. As the body of Christ, obey what Christ teaches and be reconciled one to another." - Rev. James Kirk in When We Gather

Psalm 80 / Psalm 82
Scripture Readings

Psalm 80:1-2, 8-19
Lord, tend this vine

Psalm 82
Lord, rule the earth

Commentary on Psalm 80
AugustineJerome Creach
John CalvinCharles Spurgeon

Commentary on Psalm 82
Augustine, Spurgeon,
James Mead, John Calvin, Bono

Isaiah 5, Jeremiah 23Hebrews 11
Luke 12, Psalm 80
Psalm 82

Spotify Playlists
Psalm 80 and Psalm 82
Isaiah 5:1-7
The Lord's vineyard is destroyed

Jeremiah 23:23-29
God's Word is like fire

Hebrews 11:29 - 12:2
The faith of the Hebrew people

Luke 12:49-56
Jesus brings fire on earth

Daily Readings
Revised Common Lectionary

Daily Readings
Book of Common Prayer

Bible in a Year
"Love is good, having wings of burning fire that flies through the saints’ breasts and hearts and consumes whatever is material and earthly but tests whatever is pure. With its fire, love makes whatever it has touched better. The Lord Jesus sent this fire on earth. Faith shined brightly. Devotion was enkindled. Love was illuminated. Justice was resplendent. With this fire, he inflamed the heart of his apostles, as Cleophas bears witness, saying, “Was not our heart burning within is, while he was explaining the Scriptures?” The wings of fire are the flames of the divine Scripture." 
-Ambrose of Milan 
Collect for the Tenth Sunday after Pentecost (BCP 1979)
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 this 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.
Singing Psalms and Hymns
Hymn Suggestions for the Tenth Sunday after Pentecost (Year C) from 

CCLI Contemporary Liturgy Song Select  

Hymns for Psalm 80 and Psalm 82 from

Justice Will Roll Down | Sandra McCraken | Leadsheet

Refiner's Fire | by Brian Doerksen | Chord Chart

How Long? | by Isaac Wardell | Leadsheet

Restore Us O God (Psalm 80) | by Greg Scheer & Naaman Wood | Leadsheet

Psalm 80 (Tune: Bryn Calfaria) | Music by William Owen 1852 | Leadsheet Leadsheet (Lord, Enthroned in Heavenly Splendor) | SATB 

O Israel's Shepherd, Hear Our Pleading (Psalm 80) | Genevan Psalter | SATB

Restoration (Psalm 80) | by James Block | Chord Chart on Pg. 4 

Psalm 80 | by Sons of Korah | Chord Chart

Psalm 82 | by Bruce Williams | Leadsheet

Psalm 82 | Latvian Folk Song | SATB Harmony

Psalm 80 Refrain | from The Emergent Psalter Leadsheet

Psalm 82 Refrain | from The Emergent Psalter Leadsheet

Metrical Options | Psalm 80 and Psalm 82
Music for Listening
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