Palm Sunday (Passion Sunday) preparation

Free Church Book of Common Prayer (1929)

Sunday before Easter
commonly called
Palm Sunday

Almighty and everlasting, who, of thy tender love towards mankind, hast sent thy Son, our Saviour Jesus Christ, to take upon him our flesh, and to suffer death upon the cross, that all mankind should follow the example of his great humility; mercifully grant, that we may both follow the example of his patience, and also be made partakers of his resurrection; through the same Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Epistle: Phil. ii, 5-11.
¶ Immediately before the Gospel the Passion according to St. Matthew (Matt. xxvi and xxvii) may be read.
Gospel: Matt. xxi, 1-9.

A book of prayer for the church and the home (Universalist, 1866)

The Sunday before Good Friday
Palm Sunday

Almighty and everlasting God, who, of thy tender love towards mankind, hast sent thy Son Jesus Christ to suffer death upon the cross, that all mankind should follow the example of his great humility; mercifully grant that we way both follow the example of his resurrection, and dwell with him hereafter forever and ever. Amen.

Gospel, St. Matt. xxvii. 1.
Epistle, Phil. ii. 5.

About Scott Wells

Scott Wells, 44, is a Universalist Christian minister doing Universalist theology and church administration hacks in Washington, D.C.

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