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Collects And Readings

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The Twentieth Sunday after Trinity
The Sunday between 16 and 22 October Year B

Collect One

O almighty and most merciful God,
of thy bountiful goodness keep us, we beseech thee,
from all things that may hurt us;
that we, being ready both in body and soul,
may cheerfully accomplish those things
that thou wouldest have done;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Collect Two

Almighty God,
whose Holy Spirit equips your Church with a rich variety of gifts:
Grant us so to use them that, living the gospel of Christ
and eager to do your will,
we may share with the whole creation in the joys of eternal life;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

The First Reading - Job 38: 1-7, [34-41] or Isaiah 53:4-12

The Psalm - Psalm 104: 1-10, 26, 37c

The Second Reading - Hebrews 5: 1-10

The Gospel Reading - Mark 10: 35-45

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Post Communion Prayer

God our Father,
whose Son, the light unfailing,
has come from heaven to deliver the world
from the darkness of ignorance:
Let these holy mysteries open the eyes of our understanding
that we may know the way of life, and walk in it without stumbling;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.