Free Church Book of Common Prayer (1929)
We beseech thee, Almighty God, look upon the hearty desires of thy humble servants, and stretch forth the right hand of thy majesty, to be our defence against all our enemies; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Epistle: Eph. v, 1-14.
Gospel: Luke xi, 14-28.
A book of prayer for the church and the home (Universalist, 1866)
Eleventh Sunday after Christmas
O Lord, who hast taught us that all our doings without charity are nothing worth; send thy Holy Spirit, and pour into our hearts that most excellent gift of charity, the very bond of peace and of all virtues, without which whosoever liveth is counted dead before thee.
Gospel, St. Luke xviii. 31.
Epistle, 1 Cor. xiii. 1.