Posts by Jo Witt

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First Sunday after Pentecost – The Holy Trinity

by Jo Witt

Theme Matthew 28:16-20 Genesis 1:1-2:3 2 Corinthians 13:11-14 Psalm 150 177 – Come, Holy Ghost, Creator Blest Prayer of the Day: Almighty God and Father, dwelling in majesty and mystery, filling and renewing all creation by your eternal Spirit, and manifesting your saving grace through our Lord Jesus Christ: in mercy cleanse our hearts and […]

The Coming of the Holy Spirit The Day of Pentecost

by Jo Witt

Theme: John 16: 5-11 Joel 2:28-29 Acts 2:1-21 Psalm 51b 176, Come, Holy Ghost, God and Lord Prayer of the Day: Holy Spirit, God and Lord, come to us this joyful day with your sevenfold gift of grace. Rekindle in our hearts the holy fire of your love that in a true and living faith […]

Seventh Sunday of Easter

by Jo Witt

Theme: John 17:1-11a Acts 1;1-14 1 Peter 4:12-17; 5:6-11 Psalm 8 359, Jesus, My Great High Priest Prayer of the Day: Almighty God, your Son our Savior was taken up in glory and intercedes for us at your right hand. Through your living and abiding Word, give us hearts to know him and faith to […]

The Ascension of Our Lord

by Jo Witt

Theme: Luke 24:44-53 Acts 1:1-11 Ephesians 1:16-23 Psalm 47 173 – On Christ’s Ascension I Now Build Prayer of the Day: Lord Jesus, King of glory, on this day you ascended far above the heavens and at God’s right hand you rule the nations. Leave us not alone, we pray, but grant us the Spirit […]

Sixth Sunday of Easter

by Jo Witt

Theme: John 14:15-21 Acts 17:22-31 1 Peter 3:15-22 Psalm 66 377 Dear Christians, One and All, Rejoice Prayer of the Day:Father of lights, every good and perfect gift comes from you. Inspire us to think those things that are true and long for those things that are good, that we may always make our petitions […]

Fifth Sunday of Easter

by Jo Witt

Theme: John 14:1-12 Acts 17:1-12 1 Peter 2:4-10 Psalm 33 141 – At the Lamb’s High Feast We Sing Prayer of the Day: O God, you form the minds of your faithful people into a single will. Make us love what you command and desire what you promise, that among the many changes of this […]

Fourth Sunday of Easter

by Jo Witt

Theme: John 10:1-10 Acts 6:1-9; 7:2a,51-60 1 Peter 2:19-25 Psalm 23 375 – The King of Love My Shepherd Is Prayer of the Day: O Lord Jesus Christ, you are the Good Shepherd who laid down your life for the sheep. Lead us now to the still waters of your life-giving Word that we may […]

Third Sunday of Easter

by Jo Witt

Theme: Luke 24:13-35 Acts 2:14a,36-47 1 Pet 1:17-21 Psalm 67 160 – This Joyful Eastertide Prayer of the Day: O God, by the humiliation of your Son you lifted up this fallen world from the despair of death. By his resurrection to life, grant your faithful people gladness of heart and the hope of eternal […]

Second Sunday of Easter

by Jo Witt

Theme: John 20:19-31 Acts 2:14a,22-32 1 Peter 1:3-9 Psalm 165 165 – O Sons and Daughters of the King Prayer of the Day: O risen Lord, you came to your disciples and took away their fears with your word of peace. Come to us also by Word and sacrament, and banish our fears with the […]

The Resurrection of Our Lord Easter Day

by Jo Witt

Matthew 28:1-10 Jonah 2:2-9 Colossians 3:1-4 Psalm 118 156 – Awake, My Heart with Gladness Prayer of the Day: Almighty God, by the glorious resurrection of your Son Jesus Christ you conquered death and opened the gate to eternal life. Grant that we, who have been raised with him through baptism, may walk in newness […]