Bless the Lord, whose name is to be praised,
Our Father who art in heaven,
who has given us his laws,
to show us the error of our ways,
Blessed is his son, Christ the Messiah,
who redeemed us from having broken them.
Blessed are you, O Holy Spirit,
who assists us in sinning no more,
and sustains us in the way of the Lord,
grant us wisdom and understanding this day.
Old Testament Reading - The reward of seeking wisdom
32If you are willing, my child, you can be disciplined,
and if you apply yourself you will become clever.
33If you love to listen you will gain knowledge,
and if you pay attention you will become wise.
34Stand in the company of the elders.
Who is wise? Attach yourself to such a one.
35Be ready to listen to every godly discourse,
and let no wise proverbs escape you.
36If you see an intelligent person, rise early to visit him;
let your foot wear out his doorstep.
37Reflect on the statutes of the Lord,
and meditate at all times on his commandments.
It is he who will give insight toa your mind,
and your desire for wisdom will be granted.
- Heb: Gk will confirm
Please remember our Prayer Requests
We pray for all people in their daily life and work;
For our families, friends, and neighbours
and for those who are alone.
For this community,
and the world;
For all who work for justice, freedom, and peace.
Hear us, Lord;
For your mercy is great.