The Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Old Testament Reading: Isaiah 25:6–9
Epistle: Philippians 4:4–13
Holy Gospel: Matthew 22:1–14

Collect of the Day
Almighty God, You invite us to trust in You for our salvation. Deal with us not in the severity of Your judgment but by the greatness of Your mercy; through Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

The Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Old Testament Reading: Isaiah 5:1–7
Epistle: Philippians 3:4b–14
Holy Gospel: Matthew 21:33–46

Collect of the Day
Gracious God, You gave Your Son into the hands of sinful men who killed Him. Forgive us when we reject Your unfailing love, and grant us the fullness of Your salvation; through Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

The Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost

Old Testament Reading: Ezekiel 18:1–4, 25–32
Epistle: Philippians 2:1–4, 14–18
Holy Gospel: Matthew 21:23–27

Collect of the Day
Almighty God, You exalted Your Son to the place of all honor and authority. Enlighten our minds by Your Holy Spirit that, confessing Jesus as Lord, we may be led into all truth; through the same Jesus Christ, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

The Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Old Testament Reading: Genesis 50:15–21
Epistle: Romans 14:1–12
Holy Gospel: Matthew 18:21–35

Collect of the Day
O God, our refuge and strength, the author of all godliness, hear the devout prayers of Your Church, especially in times of persecution, and grant that what we ask in faith we may obtain; through Jesus Christ, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

The Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Old Testament: Ezekiel 33:7–9
Epistle: Romans 13:1–10
Holy Gospel: Matthew 18:1–20

Collect of the Day
O God, from whom all good proceeds, grant to us, Your humble servants, Your holy inspiration, that we may set our minds on the things that are right and, by Your merciful guiding, accomplish them; through Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

The Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Old Testament Reading Jeremiah 15:15–21
Epistle Romans 12:9–21
Holy Gospel Matthew 16:21–28

Collect of the Day
Almighty God, Your Son willingly endured the agony and shame of the cross for our redemption. Grant us courage to take up our cross daily and follow Him wherever He leads; through the same Jesus Christ, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost

Old Testament Reading Isaiah 56:1, 6–8
Epistle Romans 11:1–2a, 13–15, 28–32
Holy Gospel Matthew 15:21–28

Collect of the Day
Almighty and everlasting Father, You give Your children many blessings even though we are undeserving. In every trial and temptation grant us steadfast confidence in Your loving-kindness and mercy; through Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

The Tenth Sunday after Pentecost

Old Testament Reading: Job 38:4–18
Epistle: Romans 10:5–17
Holy Gospel: Matthew 14:22–33

Collect of the Day
Almighty and most merciful God, preserve us from all harm and danger that we, being ready in both body and soul, may cheerfully accomplish what You want done; through Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

The Eighth Sunday after Pentecost

Old Testament Reading: Deuteronomy 7:6–9
Epistle: Romans 8:28–39
Holy Gospel: Matthew 13:44–52 

Collect of the Day
Almighty and everlasting God, give us an increase of faith, hope, and love, that, receiving what You have promised, we may love what You have commanded; through Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.