Noon Prayer

Luke, Evangelist
Wednesday, October 18, 2017

 
O God, make speed to save us.

O Lord, make haste to help us.

Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit:

as it was in the beginning, is now, and will be forever. Amen.

Alleluia.

Psalm 126   In convertendo

1

When the Lord restored the fortunes of Zion, *

then were we like those who dream.

2

Then was our mouth filled with laughter, *

and our tongue with shouts of joy.

3

Then they said among the nations, *

̉The Lord has done great things for them.”

4

The Lord has done great things for us, *

and we are glad indeed.

5

Restore our fortunes, O Lord, *

like the watercourses of the Negev.

6

Those who sowed with tears *

will reap with songs of joy.

7

Those who go out weeping, carrying the seed, *

will come again with joy, shouldering their sheaves.

Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit:

as it was in the beginning, is now, and will be forever. Amen.

A suitable passage of Scripture is read.

From the rising of the sun to its setting my Name shall be great among the nations, and in every place incense shall be offered to my Name, and a pure offering; for my Name shall be great among the nations, says the Lord of Hosts. Malachi 1:11

Thanks be to God.
 

Lord, have mercy.

Christ, have mercy.

Lord, have mercy.

Our Father in heaven,

hallowed be your Name,

your kingdom come,

your will be done, on earth as in heaven.

Give us today our daily bread.

Forgive us our sins

as we forgive those who sin against us.

Save us from the time of trial,

and deliver us from evil.

For the kingdom, the power,

and the glory are yours,

now and for ever. Amen.
 

Lord, hear our prayer;

And let our cry come to you.

The Collect of the Day
Almighty God, who inspired your servant Luke the physician to set forth in the Gospel the love and healing power of your Son: Graciously continue in your Church this love and power to heal, to the praise and glory of your Name; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

(For the ELW Prayer of the Day, see p. 58.)

Almighty Savior, who at noonday called your servant Saint Paul to be an apostle to the Gentiles: We pray you to illumine the world with the radiance of your glory, that all nations may come and worship you; for you live and reign for ever and ever. Amen.

Free intercessions may be offered. (Include your petitions.)

 
Let us bless the Lord.

Thanks be to God.

The almighty and merciful Lord, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, bless us and keep us. Amen.

 
Office text from The Book of Common Prayer, 1979, of The Episcopal Church.

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