Old Testament Reading: Isaiah 44:6–8
Epistle: Romans 8:18–27
Holy Gospel: Matthew 13:24–30, 36–43
Collect of the Day
O God, so rule and govern our hearts and minds by Your Holy Spirit that, ever mindful of Your final judgment, we may be stirred up to holiness of living here and dwell with You in perfect joy hereafter; through Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.