Collect: The Baptism of the Lord
Father in heaven, who at the baptism of Jesus in the river Jordan proclaim him your beloved Son and anointed him with the Holy Spirit: Grant that all who are baptized into his Name may keep the covenant they have made, and boldly confess him as Lord and Savior; who with you and he Holy Spirit lives and reigns, one God, in glory everlasting. Amen
Isaiah 42:1-9 . . . the mission of the Lord’s servant, the one whom God has chosen to bring forth justice and salvation.
Psalm 29 . . . The LORD shall give strength to his people; the LORD shall give his people the blessing of peace.
Acts 10:34-43 . . . the good news that Jesus began to proclaim after his baptism.
Matthew 3:13-17 . . . After His baptism the Holy Spirit is manifest.
A Sermon For the Feast of Epiphany by Linda Strohmier.
The Baptism of the Lord by James T. Batchelor
The Epiphany Collect
O God, by the leading of a star you manifested your only Son to the people of the earth: Lead us, who know You now by faith, to your presence, where we may see your glory face to face; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.