From Observation to Participation

Sermon preached at St. Peter’s by-the-Sea for the noon Ascension Day (May 29, 2014) Eucharist.
This sermon was preached without a manuscript, you can listen to the sermon here.  

 

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Collects for Ascension Day

Almighty God, whose blessed Son our Savior Jesus Christ ascended far above all heavens that he might fill all things: Mercifully give us faith to perceive that, according to his promise, he abides with his Church on earth, even to the end of the ages; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, in glory everlasting. Amen. 

Grant, we pray, Almighty God, that as we believe your only-begotten Son our Lord Jesus Christ to have ascended into heaven, so we may also in heart and mind there ascend, and with him continually dwell; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.  

 

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