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Joshua Bode

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Collect for Transfiguration Sunday

Almighty God, whose kingdom has come with power, and whose apostles saw its glory in the resurrected One: Grant that we, who have not seen him but who love him, may listen to him, taste the death of the old…
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Collect for the Fourth Sunday of Epiphany

O God, Creator of heaven and earth, whose gracious Word is irresistible but not coercive and whose authority is displayed but not caused: In Jesus the Christ you authorized your people’s freedom not to resist your grace; so lead your…
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The Baptism of Our Lord

by Joshua Bode Eternal Father, who through the baptism of your Son’s body in the waters of the Jordan made known your blessing upon the elements of creation: Grant that today through the body of Christ all creation may witness…