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.