Waiting Patiently – Morning Prayer for the Second Thursday of Advent

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Waiting Patiently - Morning Prayer for the Second Thursday of Advent
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It’s the Second Thursday of Advent in the Church Calendar.

This week we are following the Daily Office lectionary with an episode Monday through Friday.

Our general order and lectionary comes from the Book of Common Prayer Daily Office. We’ll sing “Fragrance” by Jon Thurlow. We’ll then offer a Prayer of Confession. We’ll read Psalm 37:1-18 followed by the Gloria Patri. Our Scripture Lesson is Luke 22:1-13 . We’ll say the Apostles’ Creed, the Lord’s Prayer, and the Collect of the Day. We’ll then have a time of prompted prayer.

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Art: Michael Felix Gilfedder (Scottish, 1948–), Blue Madonna (Mary, Mother of God), 1987. Oil and tempera on wood with gesso relief, 25 1/4 × 13 in. (64 × 33 cm). Private collection, London. [prints for sale]

Collect of the Day
Second Sunday of Advent, Rite Two
Merciful God, who sent your messengers the prophets to preach repentance and prepare the way for our salvation: Give us grace to heed their warnings and forsake our sins, that we may greet with joy the coming of Jesus Christ our Redeemer; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

The Air I Breathe – Morning Prayer for the Second Wednesday of Advent

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The Air I Breathe - Morning Prayer for the Second Wednesday of Advent
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It’s the Second Wednesday of Advent in the Church Calendar.

This week we are following the Daily Office lectionary with an episode Monday through Friday.

Our general order and lectionary comes from the Book of Common Prayer Daily Office. We’ll sing “Breathe” by Marie Barnett. We’ll then offer a Prayer of Confession. We’ll read Psalm 27:5-11 followed by the Gloria Patri. Our Scripture Lesson is Luke 12:35-37, 42-44 . We’ll say the Apostles’ Creed, the Lord’s Prayer, and the Collect of the Day. We’ll then have a time of prompted prayer.

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Art: Marco Cazzulini (British, 1962–), Ps//29:2b

Collect of the Day
Ambrose, Bishop of Milan, 397, Rite Two
O God, you gave your servant Ambrose grace eloquently to proclaim your righteousness in the great congregation, and fearlessly to bear reproach for the honor of your Name: Mercifully grant to all bishops and pastors such excellence in preaching and faithfulness in ministering your Word, that your people may be partakers with them of the glory that shall be revealed; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

Is He Worthy – Morning Prayer for the Second Tuesday of Advent

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Is He Worthy - Morning Prayer for the Second Tuesday of Advent
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It’s the Second Tuesday of Advent in the Church Calendar.

This week we are following the Daily Office lectionary with an episode Monday through Friday.

Our general order and lectionary comes from the Book of Common Prayer Daily Office. We’ll sing “Is He Worthy” by Andrew Peterson and Ben Shive. We’ll then offer a Prayer of Confession. We’ll read Psalms 26 and 28 followed by the Gloria Patri. Our Scripture Lesson is Luke 21:29-38 . We’ll say the Apostles’ Creed, the Lord’s Prayer, and the Collect of the Day. We’ll then have a time of prompted prayer.

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Art: Marco Cazzulini (British, 1962–), Ps//92:12_13

Collect of the Day
Second Sunday of Advent, Rite Two
Merciful God, who sent your messengers the prophets to preach repentance and prepare the way for our salvation: Give us grace to heed their warnings and forsake our sins, that we may greet with joy the coming of Jesus Christ our Redeemer; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

Source of all Truth – Morning Prayer for the Second Monday of Advent

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Source of all Truth - Morning Prayer for the Second Monday of Advent
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It’s the Second Monday of Advent in the Church Calendar. Celebrating the life of Clement of Alexandria, Priest, c. 210.

This week we are following the Daily Office lectionary with an episode Monday through Friday.

Our general order and lectionary comes from the Book of Common Prayer Daily Office. We’ll sing “Come Thou Long Expected Jesus” by Charles Wesley and Rowland Prichard and “I Love Your Presence” by Jessie and Darren Clarke. We’ll then offer a Prayer of Confession. We’ll read Psalm 34:9-14 followed by the Gloria Patri. Our Scripture Lesson is John 6:57-63 . We’ll say the Apostles’ Creed, the Lord’s Prayer, and the Collect of the Day. We’ll then have a time of prompted prayer.

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Art: Painted staircase by Xomatok (b. 1985), Lima, Peru, 2021. Photo by Jeremy Flores.

Collect of the Day
Clement of Alexandria, Priest, c. 210, Rite Two
O God of unsearchable wisdom, you gave your servant Clement grace to understand and teach the truth as it is in Jesus Christ, the source of all truth: Grant to your Church the same grace to discern your Word wherever truth is found; through Jesus Christ our unfailing light, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Pleasures Forevermore – Morning Prayer for the First Friday of Advent

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Pleasures Forevermore - Morning Prayer for the First Friday of Advent
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It’s the First Friday of Advent in the Church Calendar

This week we are following the Daily Office lectionary with an episode Monday through Friday.

Our general order and lectionary comes from the Book of Common Prayer Daily Office. We’ll sing a song I wrote with Stephanie Osorio, “More Than Enough.” We’ll then offer a Prayer of Confession. We’ll read Psalms 16 and 17 followed by the Gloria Patri. Our Scripture Lesson is Luke 20:41-21:4 . We’ll say the Apostles’ Creed, the Lord’s Prayer, and the Collect of the Day. We’ll then have a time of prompted prayer.

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Art: Vasily Kandinsky (Russian, 1866–1944), Three Sounds, 1926. Oil on canvas, 23 5/8 × 23 1/2 in. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York.

Collect of the Day
First Sunday of Advent, Rite Two
Almighty God, give us grace to cast away the works of darkness, and put on the armor of light, now in the time of this mortal life in which your Son Jesus Christ came to visit us in great humility; that in the last day, when he shall come again in his glorious majesty to judge both the living and the dead, we may rise to the life immortal; through him who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

Wrongs Made Right – Morning Prayer for the First Thursday of Advent

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Wrongs Made Right - Morning Prayer for the First Thursday of Advent
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It’s the First Thursday of Advent in the Church Calendar

This week we are following the Daily Office lectionary with an episode Monday through Friday.

Our general order and lectionary comes from the Book of Common Prayer Daily Office. We’ll sing my song “Your Name.” We’ll then offer a Prayer of Confession. We’ll read Psalm 18:1-20 followed by the Gloria Patri. Our Scripture Lesson is Luke 20:27-40 . We’ll say the Apostles’ Creed, the Lord’s Prayer, and the Collect of the Day. We’ll then have a time of prompted prayer.

If you have a prayer request please submit it here. Sign up here for the email list.

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Art: Glass by Dana Boussard

Collect of the Day
First Sunday of Advent, Rite Two
Almighty God, give us grace to cast away the works of darkness, and put on the armor of light, now in the time of this mortal life in which your Son Jesus Christ came to visit us in great humility; that in the last day, when he shall come again in his glorious majesty to judge both the living and the dead, we may rise to the life immortal; through him who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.