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Proper 12
Proper 12 | Ordinary Time 17

from the book
Lectionary Worship Aids
Series VI, Cycle A

H. Burnham Kirkland

Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52


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Theme: What Is The Kingdom Of God Like?

Call To Worship
Leader: Come, let us sing to the Lord.
People: Let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation.
Leader: Let us come before his presence with thanksgiving.
People: For the Lord is a great God, and a great King above all gods.


Guide us, O Lord, by your Word and Spirit, that in your Light we may see light, in your Truth we may become truly free, and in your will we may experience peace, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Almighty God, we pray that your kingdom may come, but we feel so inadequate to help in its realization. Come to us again with the reminder that like the mustard seed and the yeast you can use our small talents for large purposes; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Offertory Prayer
Father in heaven, we know that it is not the size of our gifts that count, but the spirit in which they are ...

This Proper 12 | Ordinary Time 17 worship resource, Proper 12, is based on Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 and relates to Proper 12 | Ordinary Time 17 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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