Daily Bible Readings

Taken from the Daily Lectionary of the Lutheran Hymnal

Ember Saturday

Liturgical Color: Violet


RE-MEM- || ber, O Lord, thy tender mercies and thy loving | kind·ness- | es: 
    for they have been ev- | er | of | old.
|| Unto Thee, O Lord, do I lift up my soul. O my God, I trust in | Thee | -: 
    let me not be ashamed, let not mine enemies triumph | ov- | er | me.

Psalm Readings

Matins: Psalm 111

Vespers: Psalm 27


O Lord, we beseech Thee, look down graciously upon Thy people, and mercifully turn away from them the scourges of Thy wrath, through our Lord, Jesus Christ, who liveth and reigneth with Thee and the Holy Ghost, ever One God, world without end. Amen.

First Reading: Deuteronomy 26:12-19

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|| O remember not against us former in- | iqui- | ties: 
    let Thy tender mercies speedily prevent us: for we are brought | ver- | y | low.
|| Help us, O God of our salvation, for the glory of | Thy | name: 
    and deliver us, and purge away our sins, for | Thy | name's | sake.
Wherefore should the heathen | say | -:
    Where | is | their | God?

Second Reading: 1 Thessalonians 5:14-23

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