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Thu 26th Dec
CW* Stephen
Stephen, Deacon, First Martyr=0D=0A=0D=0A Service=0D=0A2 Chronicles 24.20-22=0D=0APsalm 119.161-168=0D=0AActs 7.51-60=0D=0AMatthew 10.17-22=0D=0A=0D=0A(or)=0D=0AActs 7.51-60=0D=0APsalm 119.161-168=0D=0AGalatians 2.16b-20=0D=0AMatthew 10.17-22=0D=0A=0D=0AThird Service=0D=0AJeremiah 26.12-15=0D=0AActs 6=0D=0AMorning Psalms=0D=0APsalms 13, 31.1-8, 150=0D=0A=0D=0ASecond Service=0D=0AGenesis 4.1-10=0D=0AMatthew 23.34-39=0D=0AEvening Psalms=0D=0APsalms 57, 86=0D=0A=0D=0ACollect=0D=0A=0D=0AGracious Father,=0D=0Awho gave the first martyr Stephen=0D=0Agrace to pray for those who took up stones against him:=0D=0Agrant that in all our sufferings for the truth=0D=0Awe may learn to love even our enemies=0D=0Aand to seek forgiveness for those who desire our hurt,=0D=0Alooking up to heaven to him who was crucified for us,=0D=0AJesus Christ, our mediator and advocate,=0D=0Awho is alive and reigns with you,=0D=0Ain the unity of the Holy Spirit,=0D=0Aone God, now and for ever.=0D=0A=0D=0APost Communion=0D=0A=0D=0AMerciful Lord,=0D=0Awe thank you for the signs of your mercy=0D=0Arevealed in birth and death:=0D=0Asave us by the coming of your Son,=0D=0Aand give us joy in honouring Stephen,=0D=0Afirst martyr of the new Israel;=0D=0Athrough Jesus Christ our Lord.=0D=0A=0D=0ABCP: Saint Stephen, Martyr=0D=0A=0D=0ABCP Holy Communion=0D=0A=0D=0A2 Chronicles 24.20-22=0D=0APsalm 119.161-168=0D=0AActs 7.55-end=0D=0AMatthew 23.34-end=0D=0A=0D=0ABCP Collect=0D=0A=0D=0AGrant, O Lord, that in all our sufferings here upon earth, for the testimony of thy truth, we may stedfastly look up to heaven, and by faith behold the glory that shall be revealed; and, being filled with the Holy Spirit, may learn to love and bless our persecutors, by the example of thy first Martyr Saint Stephen, who prayed for his murderers to thee, O blessed Jesus, who standest at the right hand of God to succour all those that suffer for thee, our only Mediator and Advocate.=0D=0A=0D=0AAnglican Cycle of Prayer=0D=0AFianarantsoa (Indian Ocean) Gilbert Rateloson Rakotondravelo=0D=0AFlorida (The Episcopal Church) John Howard=0D=0A=0D=0A
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