Saturday, January 18, 2020

Evensong January 21 2020

HYMNODY for practice

Opening Hymn: LEVAS2 (L176)    An Evening Prayer

1 If I have wounded any soul today,
If I have caused one foot to go astray,
If I have walked in my own willful way,
Dear Lord, forgive!
2 If I have uttered idle words or vain,
If I have turned aside from want or pain,
Lest I offend some other through the strain,
Dear Lord, forgive!
3 If I have been perverse, or hard, or cold,
If I have longed for shelter in the fold,
When thou hast given me some fort to hold,
Dear Lord, forgive!
4 Forgive the sins I have confessed to thee;
Forgive the secret sins I do not see;
O guide me, love me, and my keeper be.
Dear Lord, forgive! Amen.

AC Single Chant Tune
V: O God, make speed | to save | us.
R: O Lord, | make haste | to help | us.

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son and to the Holy Ghost
As it was in the beginning, is now and ever shall be.
World without end. Amen, amen!

O Gracious Light Phos hilaron with words
O gracious light,
pure brightness of the everliving Father in heaven,
O Jesus Christ, holy and blessed!
Now as we come to the setting of the sun,
and our eyes behold the vesper light,we sing your praises,
O God: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
You are worthy at all times to be praised by happy voices,
O Son of God, O Giver of life,
and to be glorified through all the worlds.


Psalm 36 Dixit injustus
1   There is a voice of rebellion deep in the heart  | of the | wicked; *
there is no fear of  | God be- | fore his  | eyes.
2   He flatters himself in  | his own | eyes *
that his hateful sin  | will not | be found  | out.
3   The words of his mouth are wicked and |   deceit- | ful; *
he has left off acting wise-  | ly and | doing | good.
4   He thinks up wickedness upon his bed
and has set himself in  | no good | way; *
he does not abhor  | that which | is e-  | vil.
5   Your love, O LORD, reaches to  | the hea- | vens, *
and your faith-  | fulness | to the  | clouds.
6   Your righteousness is like the strong mountains,
your justice like  | the great | deep; *
you save both  | man and | beast, O |   LORD.
7   How priceless is your  | love, O | God! *
your people take refuge under the  | shadow | of your | wings.
8   They feast upon the abundance  | of your | house; *
you give them drink from the  | river of | your de- | lights.
9   For with you is the  | well of | life, *
and in  | your light  | we see | light.
10   Continue your loving-kindness to those  | who know | you, *
and your favor to those  | who are | true of |  heart.
11   Let not the foot of the proud  | come near | me, *
nor the hand of the  | wicked | push me  | aside.
12   See how they are fallen, those who work  | wicked- | ness! *
they are cast down and shall  | not be | able to | rise.

Psalm 39 Dixi, Custodiam
1   I said, "I will keep watch up-  | on my | ways, *
so that I do not  | offend | with my  | tongue.
2   I will put a muzzle  | on my | mouth *
while the wicked  | are in | my pres-  | ence."
3   So I held my tongue and  | said no- | thing; *
I refrained from rash words; but my pain  | became | unbear-a- | ble.
4   My heart was hot within me;
while I pondered, the fire burst  | into | flame; *
I  | spoke out  | with my | tongue:
5   LORD, let me know my end and the number  | of my | days, *
so that I may know  | how short | my life  | is.
6   You have given me a mere handful of days,
and my lifetime is as nothing  | in your | sight; *
truly, even those who stand erect are  | but a | puff of | wind.
7   We walk about like a shadow, and in vain we are  | in tur- | moil; *
we heap up riches and cannot tell  | who will | gather | them.
8   And now, what  | is my | hope? *
O Lord,  | my hope  | is in | you.
9   Deliver me from all my  | transgres- | sions *
and do not make me  | the taunt | of the  | fool.
10   I fell silent and did not op-  | en my | mouth, *
for surely it  | was you | that did  | it.
11   Take your afflic-  | tion from | me; *
I am worn down by  | the blows | of your  | hand.
12   With rebukes for sin you punish us;
like a moth you eat away all that is  | dear to | us; *
truly, everyone is  | but a | puff of  | wind.
13   Hear my prayer, O LORD, and give ear  | to my | cry; *
hold not  | your peace  | at my | tears.
14   For I am but a sojourn-  | er with | you, *
a wayfarer, as  | all my | forebears  | were.
15   Turn your gaze from me, that I may be  | glad a- | gain, *
before I go my  | way and | am no  | more.

Gloria Patri

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son and to the Holy Ghost
As it was in the beginning, is now and ever shall be.
World without end. Amen, amen!

The Lessons

A reading from John 3:16-21

"For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him may not perish but may have eternal life. "Indeed, God did not send the Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him. Those who believe in him are not condemned; but those who do not believe are condemned already, because they have not believed in the name of the only Son of God. And this is the judgment, that the light has come into the world, and people loved darkness rather than light because their deeds were evil. For all who do evil hate the light and do not come to the light, so that their deeds may not be exposed. But those who do what is true come to the light, so that it may be clearly seen that their deeds have been done in God."

Here ends the Reading.

LEVAS2 (L243) Glory to God

Hymnal 1982 (S105) The Nicene Creed

The Prayers

V: The Lord be with you.R: And also with you.V: Let us pray.

LEVAS2 (L264)   Our Father

Suffrages B

That this evening may be holy, good, | and peace- | ful,
We | entreat | you, O | Lord.
That your holy angels may lead us in paths of peace | and good | will,
We | entreat | you, O | Lord.
That we may be pardoned and forgiven for our | sins and | offenses,
We | entreat | you, O | Lord.
That there may be peace to your Church and to | the whole | world,
We | entreat | you, O | Lord.
That we may depart this life in your faith and fear,
and not be condemned before the great judgment | seat of | Christ,
We | entreat | you, O | Lord.
That we may be bound together by your Holy Spirit in
the communion of Barnabas and all your saints,
entrusting one another and all our | life to | Christ,
We | entreat | you, O | Lord.

Collect of the Day
Almighty and everlasting God, you choose those whom the world deems powerless to put the powerful to shame: Grant us so to cherish the memory of your youthful martyr Agnes, that we may share her pure and steadfast faith in thee; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God for ever |  and ev- | er. 

A Collect for Aid against Perils
Be our light in the darkness, O Lord, and in your great mercy defend us from all perils and dangers of this night; for the love of your only Son, our Savior  | Jesus | Christ. 

Prayer for Mission
O God and Father of all, whom the whole heavens adore: 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

LEVAS2 (L262)   Amen
Let us | bless the | Lord.
Thanks | be to | God.
The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship
of the Holy Spirit, be with us all
| ever | more.


LEVAS2 (L106)   Take my hand, precious Lord

Piano    PARTS

Precious Lord, take my hand
Lead me on
Let me stand
I'm tired, I am weak I am worn
Through the storm, through the night
Lead me on to the light
Take my hand precious Lord, lead me home

When my way grows drear precious Lord linger near
When my life is almost gone
Hear my cry
Hear my call
Hold my hand lest I fall
Take my hand precious Lord, lead me home

When the darkness appears and the night draws near
And the day is past and gone
At the river I stand
Guide my feet
Hold my hand
Take my hand precious Lord, lead me home

Precious Lord, take my hand
Lead me on
Let me stand
I am tired, I am weak, I am worn
Through the storm, through the night
Lead me on to the light
Take my hand precious Lord, lead me home

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