The LORD reigns; let the peoples tremble! He dwells between the cherubim; let the earth be moved! (Psalm 99:1)
LORD, move our hearts to awe and wonder at all that you have done and are doing among us now.
The LORD is great in Zion, and he is high above all the peoples. (Psalm 99:2)
Father, come and move the hearts of those in the Episcopal Church with your greatness.
Let them praise your great and awesome name–he is holy. (Psalm 99:3)
Jesus, your name is above every name; please write your name on our hearts.
The King’s strength also loves justice; you have established equity; you have executed justice and righteousness in Jacob. (Psalm 99:4)
Holy Spirit, please help President Obama and those who rule over us to love justice; establish equity, justice, and righteousness through them.
Exalt the LORD our God, and worship at his footstool–he is holy. (Psalm 99:5)
Holy Spirit, please help us exalt Jesus and worship at his footstool.
Moses and Aaron were among his priests, and samuel was among those who called upon his name; they called upon the LORD, and he answered them. (Psalm 99:6)
Father, move the hearts of all the clergy of this diocese to call upon the name of Jesus.
He spoke to them in the cloudy pillar; they kept his testimonies and the ordinance he gave them. (Psalm 99:7)
Holy Spirit, help all our clergy embrace your testimonies and ordinances.
You answered them, O LORD our God; you were to them God-Who-Forgives, though you took vengeance on their deeds. (Psalm 99:8 )
Jesus, please help all our clergy come to you in humility and find you to be “God-Who-Forgives”.
Exalt the LORD our God, and worship at his holy hill; for the LORD our God is holy. (Psalm 99:9)
LORD, please help us in every parish in this diocese to offer you true worship this day. Thank you.
Sunday: 114, 115; Ecclesiasticus 48:1-11 or Deuteronomy 6:1-9; 2 Corinthians 3:7-18; Luke 9:18-27
Monday: 9, 15; Proverbs 27:1-6,10-12; Philippians 2:1-13; John 18:15-18,25-27