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Collects And Readings

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The Eighth Sunday after Trinity
The Sunday between 7 and 13 August Year A

Collect One

O God,
whose never-failing providence ordereth all things
both in heaven and earth;
We humbly beseech thee to put away from us
all hurtful things,
and to give us those things which be profitable for us;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Collect Two

Blessed are you, O Lord,
and blessed are those who observe and keep your law:
Help us to seek you with our whole heart,
to delight in your commandments
and to walk in the glorious liberty
given us by your Son, Jesus Christ.

The First Reading - 1 Kings 11:41 - 12:20

The Psalm - Psalm 86

The Second Reading - Acts 14: 8-20

The Gospel Reading - ? John 6: 35, 41-51

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Post Communion Prayer

Strengthen for service, Lord,
the hands that holy things have taken;
may the ears which have heard your word
be deaf to clamour and dispute;
may the tongues which have sung your praise be free from deceit;
may the eyes which have seen the tokens of your love
shine with the light of hope;
and may the bodies which have been fed with your body
be refreshed with the fulness of your life;
glory to you for ever.