Morning Prayer

Daily Morning Prayer:  Rite Two

Collects

Advent

“Watch, for you know not when the master of the house will come…lest he come suddenly and find you asleep.” Mark 13

“In the wilderness prepare the way of the Lord, make straight in the desert a highway for our God.” Isaiah 40:3

“The glory of the Lord shall be revealed, and all flesh shall see it together.” Isaiah 40:5

Christmas

“Behold, I bring you good news of a great joy, which will come to all the people; for unto you is born…a Savior” Luke 2

“Behold, the dwelling of God is with mankind. He will dwell with them, and they shall be his people…” Revelation 21:3

Epiphany

“Nations shall come to your light, and kings to the brightness of your rising.” Isaiah 60:3

“I will give you as a light to the nations, that my salvation may reach to the end of the earth.” Isaiah 49:6b

“From the rising of the sun to its setting my Name shall be great among the nations…” Malachi 1:11

Lent

“If we say we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us” 1John 1:8

“…but if we confess our sins, God who is faithful and just, will forgive our sins and cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” 1John 1:9

“Return to the Lord your God, for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love, and repents of evil.” Joel 2:13

“To the Lord our God belong mercy and forgivenesses, because we have rebelled against him and have not obeyed…” Daniel 9:9

“Jesus said, “If anyone will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.”    Mark 8:34

Holy Week

All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned every one to his own way; and the Lord has laid on him the iniquity of us all-Is53

Is it nothing to you, all you who pass by? Look and see if there is any sorrow like my sorrow…whom the Lord hath afflicted. Lam1:12

Easter Season, including Ascension Day and the Day of Pentecost

Alleluia! Christ is risen. The Lord is risen indeed. Alleluia!

On this day the Lord has acted; we will rejoice and be glad in it. Psalm 118:24

Thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. 1 Corinthians 15:57

If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.Colossians 3:1

“Christ has entered, not into a sanctuary made with hands, a copy of the true one, but into heaven itself…” Hebrews 9:24

“You shall receive power when the Holy Ghost has come upon you; and you shall be my witness…to the ends of the earth.” Acts 1:8

Trinity Sunday

“Holy, holy, holy is the Lord God Almighty, who was, and is, and is to come.” Revelation 4:8

All Saints and other Major Saints’ Days

“We give thanks to the Father, who has made us worthy to share in the inheritance of the saints in light.” Colossians 1:12

“You are no longer strangers and sojourners, but fellow citizens with the saints and members of the household of God.” Ephesians 2:19

“Their sound has gone out into all lands, and their message to the ends of the world.” Psalm 19:4

Occasions of Thanksgiving

“O give thanks to the Lord, and call upon his Name; make known his deeds among the peoples.” Psalm 105:1

At any Time

“Grace to you and peace from God our Father and from the Lord Jesus Christ.” Phillipians 1:2

“I was glad when they said to me, “Let us go to the house of the Lord.” Psalm 122:1

“Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, my strength and my redeemer.” Psalm 19:14

“Send out your light and your truth, that they may lead me, and bring me to your holy hill and to your dwelling.” Psalm 43:3

“The Lord is in his holy temple; let all the earth keep silence before him.” Habakkuk 2:20

“The hour is coming, and now is, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and in truth…” John 4:23

In Advent

Our King and Savior now draws near: Come, let us adore him.

On the Twelve Days of Christmas

Alleluia. To us a child is born: O come, let us adore him. Alleluia.

From the Epiphany through the Baptism of Christ, and on the Feasts of the Transfiguration and Holy Cross

The Lord has shown forth his glory: Come let us adore him.

In Lent

The Lord is full of compassion and mercy: Come let us adore him.

From Easter Day until the Ascension

Alleluia. The Lord is risen indeed: Come let us adore him. Alleluia.

From Ascension Day until the Day of Pentecost

Alleluia. Christ the Lord has ascended into heaven: Come let us adore him. Alleluia.

On the Day of Pentecost

Alleluia. The Spirit of the Lord renews the face of the earth: Come let us adore him. Alleluia.

On Trinity Sunday

Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, one God: Come let us adore him.

On other Sundays and weekdays

The earth is the Lord’s for he made it: Come let us adore him.

Worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness: Come let us adore him.

The mercy of the Lord is everlasting: Come let us adore him.

The Alleluias in the following Antiphons are used only in Easter Season.

On Feasts of the Incarnation

[Alleluia.] The Word was made flesh and dwelt among us: Come, let us adore him. [Alleluia.]

On All Saints and other Major Saints’ Days

[Alleluia.] The Lord is glorious in his saints: Come, let us adore him. [Alleluia.]

“Come, let us sing to the Lord; let us shout for joy to the Rock of our salvation.” Psalm 95

“Be joyful in the Lord, all you lands; serve the Lord with gladness and come before his presence with a song.” Psalm 100

“For the Lord is good; his mercy is everlasting; and his faithfulness endures from age to age.”  Psalm 100

“The Lord is my strength and my refuge; the Lord has become my Savior. This is my God and I will praise him, the God of my people.”Exodus 15

“With your constant love you led the people you redeemed; with your might you brought them in safety to your holy dwelling.”Exodus 15

“Surely, it is God who saves me; I will trust in him and not be afraid. For the Lord is my stronghold and my sure defense…”Isaiah 12

“For my thoughts are not your thoughts,  nor your ways my ways, says the Lord.” Isaiah 55

“For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts.” Isaiah 55

“Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord has dawned upon you.” Isaiah 60

A Song of Creation Benedicite, omnia opera Domini Song of the Three Young Men

Invocation

Glorify the Lord, all you works of the Lord, praise him and highly exalt him for ever.
In the firmament of his power, glorify the Lord, praise him and highly exalt him for ever.

The Cosmic Order

Glorify the Lord, you angels and all powers of the Lord, O heavens and all waters above the heavens.

Sun and moon and stars of the sky, glorify the Lord, praise him and highly exalt him for ever.

Glorify the Lord, every shower of rain and fall of dew, all winds and fire and heat.

Winter and Summer, glorify the Lord, praise him and highly exalt him for ever.

Glorify the Lord, O chill and cold, drops of dew and flakes of snow.

Frost and cold, ice and sleet, glorify the Lord, praise him and highly exalt him for ever.

Glorify the Lord, O nights and days, O shining light and enfolding dark.

Storm clouds and thunderbolts, glorify the Lord, praise him and highly exalt him for ever.

The Earth and its Creatures

Let the earth glorify the Lord, praise him and highly exalt him for ever.

Glorify the Lord, O mountains and hills, and all that grows upon the earth, praise him and highly exalt him for ever.

Glorify the Lord, O springs of water, seas, and streams, O whales and all that move in the waters.

All birds of the air, glorify the Lord, praise him and highly exalt him for ever.

Glorify the Lord, O beasts of the wild, and all you flocks and herds.

O men and women everywhere, glorify the Lord, praise him and highly exalt him for ever.

The People of God

Let the people of God glorify the Lord, praise him and highly exalt him for ever.

Glorify the Lord, O priests and servants of the Lord, praise him and highly exalt him for ever.

Glorify the Lord, O spirits and souls of the righteous, praise him and highly exalt him for ever.

You that are holy and humble of heart, glorify the Lord, praise him and highly exalt him for ever.

Doxology

Let us glorify the Lord: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit;  praise him and highly exalt him for ever.

In the firmament of his power, glorify the Lord, praise him and highly exalt him for ever.

A Song of Praise Benedictus es, Domine Song of the Three Young Men

Glory to you, Lord God of our fathers;  you are worthy of praise; glory to you.

Glory to you for the radiance of you holy Name; we will praise you and highly exalt you for ever.

Glory to you in the splendor of you temple;  on the throne of your majesty, glory to you.

Glory to you, seated between the Cherubim;  we will praise you and highly exalt you for ever.

Glory to you, beholding the depths;  in the high vault of heaven, glory to you.

Glory to you, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit;  we will praise you and highly exalt you for ever.

A Song of Penitence  Kyrie Pantokrator  Prayer of Manasseh Especially suitable in Lent, and on other penitential occasions

O Lord, you are full of compassion, long-suffering, and abounding in mercy. You hold back your hand;  you do not punish as we deserve.

In your great goodness, Lord, you have promised forgiveness to sinners,  that they may repent of their sin and be saved.

“He has mercy on those who fear him in every generation.” Luke 1

“He has shown the strength of his arm, he has scattered the proud in their conceit.” Luke 1

“He has cast down the mighty from their thrones,  and has lifted up the lowly.” Luke 1

“He has filled the hungry with good things, and the rich he has sent away empty.” Luke 1

“Blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel; he has come to his people and set them free.” Luke 1

“For these eyes of mine have seen the Savior, whom you have prepared for all the world to see: A Light to enlighten the nations.” Luke 2

“For you created everything that is, and by your will they were created and have their being…” Revelation 4

“O ruler of the universe, Lord God, great deeds are they that you have done, surpassing human understanding.” Revelation 15

A Collect for Sundays

God, give us this day such blessing through our worship of you, that the week to come may be spent in your favor.

A Collect for Fridays

God, mercifully grant that we, may find it none other than the way of life and peace.

A Collect for Saturdays

God, grant that we, putting away all earthly anxieties, may be duly prepared for the service of your sanctuary.

A Collect for the Renewal of Life

God, incline our hearts to keep your law, and guide our feet into the way of peace.

A Collect for Peace

God, Defend us, your humble servants, in all assaults of our enemies.

A Collect for Grace

Lord God: Preserve us with your mighty power, that we may not fall into sin, nor be overcome by adversity.

A Collect for Guidance

Heavenly Father, in you we live and move and have our being:  guide and govern us by your Holy Spirit.

Prayers for Mission

Receive our prayers which we offer before you for all members, that in their vocation and ministry they may truly and devoutly serve you.

O God, Grant that people everywhere may seek after you and find you.

Lord Jesus Christ: So clothe us in your Spirit that we, reaching forth our hands in love, may bring those who do not know you.

Almighty God, Father of all mercies, we give you humble thanks for all your goodness and loving-kindness to us and to all whom you have made.

We bless you for your immeasurable love in the redemption of the world by Jesus Christ; for the means of grace, and for the hope of glory.

We pray, give us such an awareness of your mercies, that with truly thankful hearts we may show forth your praise.

The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit, be with us all evermore. 2 Corinthians 13:14

May the God of hope fill us with all joy and peace in believing through the power of the Holy Spirit. Romans 15:13

Glory to God whose power, working in us, can do infinitely more than we can ask or imagine. Ephesians 3:20

Glory to him from generation to generation in the Church, and in Christ Jesus for ever and ever. Ephesians 3:21

 

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