A.D. 2019 July 4

Today
Month

The Thursday in the Third Week After Pentecost

Collects

O God, your never-failing providence sets in order all things both in heaven and on earth: Put away from us all hurtful things, and give us those things that are profitable for us; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Lessons

Daily Office Lectionary

Morning Prayer
Evening Prayer

Independence Day (United States)

Collects

Lord God, by your providence our founders won their liberties of old: Grant that we and all the people of this land may have grace to exercise these liberties in righteousness and peace; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Lessons

Sunday, Holy Day and Commemoration Lectionary — Year C

Prefaces

Who, with your co-eternal Son and Holy Spirit, are one God, one Lord, in Trinity of Persons and in Unity of Substance. For that which we believe of your glory, O Father, we believe the same of your Son, and of the Holy Spirit, without any difference or inequality.

or

Because you have made us in your image, that we might serve you on earth in freedom, justice, and peace; and have given us the hope of our eternal citizenship with you in your heavenly kingdom.

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