Notable Feast Days this Week
September 23 - Adamnan, Iona, 704
September 24 - 7th Ecumenical Council convened, 787
September 25 - Ceolfrid, Abbott of Jarrow, 617
September 26 - Nilus the Younger, Calabria, 1005
September 27 - Vincent de Paul, 1660 (Roman Catholic)
September 28 - Leoba of Germany, 780 
September 28 - Martyrs of China (Roman Catholic)
September 29 - St Michael and All Angels (Anglican/ Lutheran)
Revised Common Lectionary

Jeremiah 32:1-3a, 6-15
Psalm 91:1-6, 14-16
Amos 6:1a, 4-7
Psalm 146
1 Timothy 6:6-19
Luke 16:19-31

Daily Readings (RCL)
Abbreviated Daily Readings

-- Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost -- September 29, 2019 (Year C)

Christ Our Treasure
"We should not put our confidence in earthly wealth (Amos 6:1a, 4-7); rather, we should put our trust in the Lord who made heaven and earth (Psalm 146). Desiring to be rich often causes us to fall into temptation; contentment comes when we realize we have brought nothing into the world and can take nothing out of it (1 Timothy 6:6-19). In Jesus' parable of the poor man Lazarus, we see that in light of eternity, wealth means nothing (Luke 16: 19-31)."
- Thomas Oden in Ancient Christian Devotional

Psalms of the Week
Scripture Readings

Psalm 91:1-6, 14-16
God will cover you

Psalm 146
Trust not in princes

Commentary on Psalm 91
AugustineJohn Paul II

Commentary on Psalm 146
John Paul II

Jeremiah 32, Amos 61 Timothy 6
Luke 16, Psalm 91
Psalm 146

Spotify Playlists
Psalm 91 and Psalm 146
Jeremiah 32:1-3a, 6-15
Jeremiah buys a field

Amos 6:1a, 4-7
Warnings to the wealthy

1 Timothy 6:6-19
Pursuing God's justice

Luke 16:19-31
Poor Lazarus and the rich man

Daily Readings
Revised Common Lectionary

Daily Readings
Book of Common Prayer

Bible in a Year
"The rich man, in purple splendor, is not accused of being greedy or of carrying off the property of another, or of committing adultery, or, in fact, of any wrongdoing. The evil alone of which he is guilty is pride. Most wretched of men, you see a member of your own body lying there outside at your gate, and have you no compassion? If the laws of God mean nothing to you, at least take pity on your own situation and be in fear, for perhaps you might become like him. Give what you waste to your own member. I am not telling you to throw away your wealth. What you throw out, the crumbs from your table, offer as alms." 
 - Jerome on Luke 16:19-31
Collect for the Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost (BCP 1979)
O God, you declare your almighty power chiefly in showing mercy and pity: Grant us the fullness of your grace, that we, running to obtain your promises, may become partakers of your heavenly treasure; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, forever and ever. Amen.
Singing Psalms and Hymns
Hymn Suggestions for the Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Year C) from 

CCLI Contemporary Liturgy Song Select  

Hymns for Psalm 91 and Psalm 146 from

Music for Worship at Yale Chapel on Sept. 29, 2019

Unless the Lord the House Shall Build | by The Welcome Wagon | Leadsheet | Capo

Sing Praise to God | by Eric Gilbert | Leadsheet Capo

Praise to the Lord, the Almighty | Joachim Neander, 1680 | Leadsheet 

I Will Sing Praises (Psalm 146) | by Kaitlyn Ferry and Brian T. Murphy | Leadsheet 

You Are My Refuge (Psalm 91) | by Paul van der Bijl | Leadsheet 

The Apostles' Creed | Beach Spring Melody, Sacred Harp, 1844 | Leadsheet Guitar Capo Leadsheet

Psalm 91 Refrain | from The Emergent Psalter Leadsheet

Psalm 146 Refrain | from The Emergent Psalter Leadsheet

Metrical Options | Psalm 91 and Psalm 146
Music for Listening
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