Grace Lutheran Church

LUTHERAN CHURCH - MISSOURI SYNOD

739 19th St. SE; Paris, TX 75460 903-784-3753

Third Sunday after the Epiphany

  
Introit                                                                                                                                       Ps. 97:1, 10-12; antiphon: Ps. 97:6, 9


The heavens proclaim his | righteousness,*
  and all the peoples see his | glory.
For you, O LORD, are most high over | all the earth;*
  you are exalted far a- | bove all gods.
The LORD reigns, let the | earth rejoice;*
  let the many coast- | lands be glad!
O you who love the LORD, hate | evil!*
  He preserves the lives of his saints; he delivers them from the hand of the | wicked.
Light is sown for the | righteous,*
  and joy for the up- | right in heart.
Rejoice in the LORD, O you | righteous,*
  and give thanks to his | holy name!
Glory be to the Father and | to the Son*
  and to the Holy | Spirit;
as it was in the be- | ginning,*
  is now, and will be forever. | Amen.

The heavens proclaim his | righteousness,*
  and all the peoples see his | glory.
For you, O LORD, are most high over | all the earth;*
  you are exalted far a- | bove all gods.


Collect of the Day


  Almighty and everlasting God, mercifully look upon our infirmities and stretch forth the hand of Your majesty to heal and defend us; through Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.


Readings:


2 Kings 5:1-15a

  Psalm 110:1-4 (antiphon: v. 2a)

Romans 1:8-17
  Matthew 8:1-13


Gradual                                                                                                                                                                                Ps. 102:15-16


Nations will fear the name | of the LORD,*
  and all the kings of the earth will fear your | glory.
For the LORD builds up | Zion;*
  he appears in his | glory.


Verse                                                                                                                                                                                             Ps. 97:1


Alleluia. The LORD reigns, let the earth rejoice; let the many coastlands be glad! Alleluia.