Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Evening Prayer - Tuesday January 11 2022




Confession


Most merciful God,
we confess that we have sinned against you
in thought, word, and deed,
by what we have done,
and by what we have left undone.
We have not loved you with our whole heart;
we have not loved our neighbors as ourselves.
We are truly sorry and we humbly repent.
For the sake of your Son Jesus Christ,
have mercy on us and forgive us;
that we may delight in your will,
and walk in your ways,
to the glory of your Name.

Amen

May Almighty God have mercy on us,
forgive us all our sins
through our Lord Jesus Christ,
strengthen us in all goodness,
and by the power of the Holy Spirit
keep us in eternal life.

Amen






Tuesday - Evensong Invitation


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Grace to you and peace from God our Fa-ther
and from/the Lord Je-sus Christ.
Wor-ship the Lord in/the beau-ty of his holi-ness;
let the whole earth trem-ble be-fore him.

Let my prayer be set forth in your sight as in-cense,
the lifting up of my hands as the eve-ning sacri-fice.
I will bless the Lord who gives me coun-sel;
my heart teaches me, night after night.

I have set the Lord al-ways be-fore me;
be-cause he is at my right hand, I shall not fall.
O God, make speed to save us.
O Lord, make haste to help us.

Glory to/the Fath-er, and to/the Son,
and to/the Ho-ly Spi-rit:
as it was in/the be-ginning, is now,
and will be for-ever A-men.


O Gracious Light

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 10


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Why, Lord, do you stand far off?
Why do you pay no at-ten-tion
during times of trou-ble?
The wicked arro-gantly chase the op-pressed;

the op-pressed are trapped
by the schemes the wicked have dreamed up.
Yes, the wicked man boasts
be-cause he gets what he wants;

the one who robs oth-ers
cur-ses and re-jects the Lord.
The wicked man is so arro-gant
he always thinks, God won't hold me ac-counta-ble;

He does not care.
He is se-cure at all times.
He has no re-gard for your com-mands;
he dis-dains all his ene-mies.

He says to him-self,
I will never be shak-en,
be-cause I ex-peri-ence no ca-lami-ty.
His mouth is full of curs-es

and de-ceptive, harm-ful words;
his tongue injures and de-stroys.
He waits in ambush near the vil-lag-es;
in hidden places he kills the inno-cent.

His eyes look for some un-fortun-ate vic-tim.
He lies in ambush in/a hid-den place,
like a lion in a thick-et;
he lies in ambush, waiting to catch the op-pressed;

He catches the op-pressed
by pull-ing in his net.
His victims are crushed and beaten down;
they are trapped in his sturdy net.

He says to him-self, God over-looks it;
he does not pay at-ten-tion;
he will never no-tice.
Rise up, Lord! O God, strike him down!

Do/not for-get the op-pressed!
Why does the wicked man re-ject God?
He says to him-self, You will not hold me ac-counta-ble.
But you have taken no-tice,

For you always see one
who in-flicts pain and suffer-ing.
The un-fortun-ate victim en-trusts his cause to you;
You de-liver the fath-er-less.

Break the arm of/the wicked and evil man!
Hold him ac-counta-ble for his wicked deeds,
which he thought you would not dis-cov-er.
The Lord rules for-ev-er!

The na-tions are driven out of his land.
Lord, you have heard the re-quest of/the op-pressed;
you make them feel se-cure
be-cause you list-en to their prayer.

You de-fend the fath-er-less
and you care for/the op-pressed,
so that these wicked mere mor-tals
may no longer terror-ize them.

Glory to/the Fath-er, and to/the Son,
and to/the Ho-ly Spi-rit:
as it was in/the be-ginning, is now,
and will be for-ever A-men.


Psalm 11


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In/the Lord I have taken shel-ter.
How can you say to me,
Flee to/a mountain like a bird!
For look, the wicked pre-pare their bows,

they put their arrows on/the strings,
to shoot in/the darkness at/the moral-ly up-right.
When the foun-dations are de-stroyed,
what can the god-ly ac-com-plish?

The Lord is in his holy tem-ple;
the Lord's throne is in heav-en.
His eyes watch; his eyes ex-amine all peo-ple.
The Lord ap-proves of/the god-ly,

but he hates the wick-ed
and those who love to do vio-lence.
May he rain down burn-ing coals
and brim-stone on/the wick-ed!

A whirl-wind is what they de-serve!
Certain-ly the Lord is just;
he re-wards god-ly deeds;
the up-right will ex-peri-ence his fa-vor.

Glory to/the Fath-er, and to/the Son,
and to/the Ho-ly Spi-rit:
as it was in/the be-ginning, is now,
and will be for-ever A-men.


Readings



A reading from Hebrews 2:1-10


Therefore we must pay greater attention to what we have heard, so that we do not drift away from it. For if the message declared through angels was valid, and every transgression or disobedience received a just penalty, how can we escape if we neglect so great a salvation? It was declared at first through the Lord, and it was attested to us by those who heard him, while God added his testimony by signs and wonders and various miracles, and by gifts of the Holy Spirit, distributed according to his will.

Now God did not subject the coming world, about which we are speaking, to angels. But someone has testified somewhere, "What are human beings that you are mindful of them, or mortals, that you care for them? You have made them for a little while lower than the angels; you have crowned them with glory and honor, subjecting all things under their feet. " Now in subjecting all things to them, God left nothing outside their control. As it is, we do not yet see everything in subjection to them, but we do see Jesus, who for a little while was made lower than the angels, now crowned with glory and honor because of the suffering of death, so that by the grace of God he might taste death for everyone.

It was fitting that God, for whom and through whom all things exist, in bringing many children to glory, should make the pioneer of their salvation perfect through sufferings.

Here ends the reading.
Thanks be to God!

Tuesday - Song to the Lamb


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Splendor and honor and king-ly power
are yours by right, O Lord our God,
For you cre-ated every-thing that is,
and by your will they were cre-ated and have their be-ing;

And yours by right, O Lamb that was slain,
for with your blood you have re-deemed for God,
From eve-ry fami-ly, lan-guage, people, and na-tion,
a kingdom of priests to serve our God.

And so, to him who sits up-on/the throne,
and to Je-sus Christ the Lamb,
Be worship and praise, do-min-ion and splen-dor,
for-ever and for-ever-more.

Glory to/the Fath-er, and to/the Son,
and to/the Ho-ly Spi-rit:
as it was in/the be-ginning, is now,
and will be for-ever A-men.


A reading from John 1:19-28


This is the testimony given by John when the Jews sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, "Who are you? "He confessed and did not deny it, but confessed, "I am not the Messiah. "And they asked him, "What then? Are you Elijah? " He said, "I am not. " "Are you the prophet? " He answered, "No. "Then they said to him, "Who are you? Let us have an answer for those who sent us. What do you say about yourself? "He said, "I am the voice of one crying out in the wilderness, 'Make straight the way of the Lord, '" as the prophet Isaiah said. Now they had been sent from the Pharisees. They asked him, "Why then are you baptizing if you are neither the Messiah, nor Elijah, nor the prophet? "John answered them, "I baptize with water. Among you stands one whom you do not know, the one who is coming after me; I am not worthy to untie the thong of his sandal. "This took place in Bethany across the Jordan where John was baptizing.

Here ends the reading.
Thanks be to God!

Tuesday - Third Song of Isaiah


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A-rise, shine, for your light has come,
and the glory of/the Lord has dawned up-on you.
For/be-hold, darkness covers the land;
deep gloom en-shrouds the peo-ples.

But over you the Lord will rise,
and his glory will/ap-pear up-on you.
Nations will stream to your light,
and kings to/the brightness of your dawn-ing.

Your gates will always be o-pen;
by day or night they will never be shut.
They will call you, The City of/the Lord,
The Zion of/the Holy One of Is-ra-el.

Vio-lence will/no more be heard in your land,
ruin or de-struction with-in your bor-ders.
You will call your walls, Sal-va-tion,
and all your por-tals, Praise.

The sun will/no more be your light by day;
by night you will/not need the brightness of/the moon.
The Lord will be your ever-last-ing light,
and your God will be your glo-ry.

Glory to/the Fath-er, and to/the Son,
and to/the Ho-ly Spi-rit:
as it was in/the be-ginning, is now,
and will be for ever. A-men.


Prayers



Tuesday Creed


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We/be-lieve in God, the Father al-might-y,
cre-ator of heaven and earth.
We/be-lieve in Je-sus Christ,
his on-ly son, our Lord.

He was/con-ceived by/the power of/the Ho-ly Spi-rit
and born of/the Vir-gin Mar-y.
He suffered under Pon-tius Pi-late,
was cruci-fied, died, and was bur-ied.

He de-scended to/the dead.
On/the third day he rose a-gain.
He a-scended into heav-en,
and is seated at/the right hand of/the Fath-er.

He will come a-gain
to judge the living and the dead.
We/be-lieve in/the Ho-ly Spi-rit,
the _ holy catho-lic Church,

the com-munion of saints,
the for-give-ness of sins,
the resur-rec-tion of/the bod-y,
and the life ever-lasting. A-men.




LEVAS2 Hymn 264 - Our Father


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The Lord be with you.
And with thy spirit.
Let us pray.
Our Father, who art in heaven,
hallowed be thy Name,
thy kingdom come,
thy will be done,
on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread.
And forgive us our trespasses,
as we forgive those who trespass against us.
And lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from evil.
For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory,
for ever and ever. Amen.







Tuesday - Evening Suffrages B


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That this evening may be holy, good, and peace-ful,
We en-treat you, O Lord.
That your holy angels may lead us in paths of peace and good-will,
We en-treat you, O Lord.

That we may be pardoned and for-given for our sins and of-fens-es,
We en-treat you, O Lord.
That there may be peace to your Church and to/the whole world,
We en-treat you, O Lord.

That we may de-part this life in your faith and fear,
and be freed from condem-na-tion
be-fore the great judgment seat of Christ,
We en-treat you, O Lord.

That we may be bound to-gether by your Holy Spi-rit
in the com-munion of Barna-bas and all your saints,
en-trust-ing one/an-other and all our life to Christ,
We en-treat you, O Lord.




Collect of the Day


Almighty God, whose Son Jesus Christ in his earthly life shared our toil and hallowed our labor: Be present with your people where they work; make those who carry on the industries and commerce of this land responsive to your will; and give to us all a pride in what we do, and a just return for our labor; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.

Amen.

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.

Amen.

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.

Amen.





A Prayer of Saint Chrysostom


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Al-might-y God,
you have given us grace at this time
with one ac-cord
to make our common suppli-cation to you;

and you have prom-ised
through your well be-loved Son
that when two/or three are gathered in his Name
you will be in/the midst of them:

Ful-fill now, O Lord, our de-sires and pe-ti-tions
as may be best for us;
granting us in this world knowledge of your truth,
and in/the age to come life ever-lasting. A-men.


Tuesday - Closing Blessings


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The grace of our Lord Je-sus Christ,
and the love of God our Fath-er,
and the fellow-ship of/the Ho-ly Spi-rit,
be with us all ever-more. A-men.

Thanks be to God!
May the God of hope fill us
with all joy and peace in be-liev-ing
through the power of/the Ho-ly Spi-rit. A-men.




Music from the Vox Barnabas Psalter, a collection of 60 Chant Scores
released to Public Domain March 30, 2020.
Hymns are taken from the Vox Barnabas Hymnal a collection arranged from Public Domain hymns
and also released to Public Domain for unrestricted Internet and Performance use.
Some psalms and readings are from the New English Translation(NET) Bible, used with permission.
The remaining psalms and readings are from the New Revised Standard Version (NRSV and NRSVAE) Bible, used under the Gratis Use Policy.

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