July 23, 2017
Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
Romans 8:12-25
Genesis 28:10-19a
Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24

Second Sunday After Epiphany

Epiphany 2 | Ordinary Time 2

from the book
Lectionary Worship Aids
Series V, Cycle A

Dallas A. Brauninger

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First Lesson: Isaiah 49:1-7
Theme: From Your Beginning

Call To Worship
Leader: Before you were born, the Creator knew about you and named you as God's own. From your beginning, God has been your strength. You are chosen to be God's light to other people. Your charge is to tell by what you say and what you do that our saving God is active in your life and in theirs.
People: Come, let us worship the God of our strength and of our salvation.


O God, the source of our being, we come now into closer relationship with you. Grant us inquiring minds so we may learn about you. Grant us receptive hearts so your spirit can make us new. Open our ears so your plans will get through to us. Amen.

Prayer Of Confession

When all is well, Creator God, it is easy to suppose our accomplishments are entirely our own. We take the credit. When we get into trouble, quiet our gloom. Remind...

This Epiphany 2 | Ordinary Time 2 worship resource, Second Sunday After Epiphany, is based on Isaiah 49:1-7 and relates to Epiphany 2 | Ordinary Time 2 of Cycle A of the lectionary. This worship resource is excerpted from the book Lectionary Worship Aids. SermonSuite offers online sermons and professionally published sermons, lectionary sermons, non-lectionary sermons, children's sermons, sermon illustrations, worship resources, preaching resources, sermons on prayer, prayers, Christian drama, lectionary worship, lectionary workbooks and homilies. ...

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