Opening Hymn: LEVAS2 (L176) An Evening Prayer
you will be judged, and the measure you give will be the measure you get.
Why do you see the speck in your neighbor's eye, but do not notice the log
in your own eye? Or how can you say to your neighbor, 'Let me take the
speck out of your eye,' while the log is in your own eye? You hypocrite,
first take the log out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to take
the speck out of your neighbor's eye. "Do not give what is holy to dogs;
and do not throw your pearls before swine, or they will trample them
under foot and turn and maul you. "Ask, and it will be given you; search,
and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you.
For everyone who asks receives, and everyone who searches finds,
and for everyone who knocks, the door will be opened.
Is there anyone among you who, if your child asks for bread, will give a stone?
Or if the child asks for a fish, will give a snake? If you then, who are evil,
know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father
in heaven give good things to those who ask him! "In everything do to others a
s you would have them do to you; for this is the law and the prophets.
turned the nation of the Franks from vain idolatry to the worship of you,
the true and living God, in the fullness of the catholic faith: Grant that we
who glory in the name of Christian may show forth our faith in worthy deeds;
through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the
Holy Spirit one God, for ever and ever.
from all perils and dangers of this night; for the love of your only Son,
our Savior Jesus Christ.
Let the whole earth also worship you, all nations obey you,
all tongues confess and bless you, and men and women
everywhere love you and serve you in peace;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.
of the Holy Spirit, be with us all evermore. Amen.
2 Corinthians 13:14
Hymnal 1982 (H390) Praise to the Lord