Sentence and Collect: Dec & Jan

Sentence and Collect 31 December 2017

Sentence: The Lord whom you seek will suddenly come to his temple; the messenger of the covenant in whom you delight is coming, says the Lord of hosts. Malachi 3:1b

Collect: Jesus, light of the world,
let your bright star stand over the place
where the poor have to live;
lead our sages to wisdom and our rulers to reverence.

Sentence and Collect 14 January 2018

Sentence
O Lord my strength and my fortress, my refuge in time of distress; to you the nations will come from the ends of the earth, and they will know that your name is the Lord.
Jeremiah 16:19-21

Collect:
Praise to you, God, for all your work among us.
Yours is the vigour in creation,
yours is the impulse in our new discoveries.
Make us adventurous, yet reverent and hopeful

Sentence and Collect 7 January 2018

Sentence

The Lord whom you seek will suddenly come to his temple; the messenger of the covenant in whom you delight is coming, says the Lord of hosts.                                                Malachi 3:1b

 

Collect

Jesus, light of the world,
let your bright star stand over the place
where the poor have to live;
lead our sages to wisdom and our rulers to reverence.

Sentence and Collect 21 January 2018

Sentence

With awesome deeds you answer our prayers for deliverance, O God our Saviour; you that are the hope of all the ends of the earth, and of the far off seas. Psalm 65:5,6

 

 Collect

Jesus, our Redeemer,
give us your power to reveal and proclaim the good news,
so that wherever we may go
the sick may be healed, lepers embraced,
and the dead and dying given new life.

Sentence and Collect 28 January 2018

Sentence

My soul is thirsting for you, O Lord, thirsting for the living God. When shall I come to appear in your presence?

 

Collect:

Everliving God, your son Jesus Christ was presented as a child in the temple to be the hope of your people. Grant us pure hearts and minds that we may be transformed into his likeness, through Jesus Christ Our Lord, who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy SApirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen