Posts by Jo Witt

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Fifth Sunday after Pentecost

by Jo Witt

Theme Matthew 10:24-33 Jeremiah 20:7-13 Romans 5:12-15 Psalm 31 184 – O Holy Spirit, Enter In 188 – Creator Spirit, by Whose Aid 378 – All Mankind Fell in Adam’s Fall Prayer of the Day: O Lord, our God, govern the nations on earth and direct the affairs of this world so that your Church […]

Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

by Jo Witt

Theme: Matthew 9:35-10:8 Exodus 19:2-8a Romans 5:6-11 Psalm 100 346 – In You Is Gladness Prayer of the Day: O God, protector of all the faithful, you alone make strong; you alone make holy. Show us your mercy and forgive our sins day by day. Guide us through our earthly lives that we do not […]

Third Sunday After Pentecost

by Jo Witt

Theme: Matthew 9:9-13 Hosea 5:15-6:6 Romans 4:18-25 Psalm 119c Prayer of the Day: O God, the strength of all who trust in you, mercifully hear our prayers. Be gracious to us in our weakness and give us strength to keep your commandments in all we say and do; through Jesus Christ, your Son, our Lord, […]

Second Sunday after Pentecost

by Jo Witt

Theme: Matthew 7:15-19 Deuteronomy 11:18-21, 26-28 Romans 3:21-25a, 27,28 Psalm 78 190 – We Now Implore God the Holy Ghost Prayer of the Day: O God, you rule over all things in wisdom and kindness. Take away everything that may be harmful and give us whatever is good; through your Son, Jesus Christ, our Lord, […]

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 […]