Lauds in Lent – Wednesday

Lauds in Lent – Wednesday – Short Lesson – You are a people holy to the LORD your God; the LORD your God has chosen you to be a people for his own possession, out of all the peoples that are on the face of the earth. It was not because you were more...

Lauds at Lent – Tuesday

Lent at Lauds – Short Lesson – “Yet even now,” says the LORD, “return to me with all your heart, with fasting, with weeping, and with mourning; and rend your hearts and not your garments,” Return to the LORD, your God, for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast...

Lauds in Lent – Sunday

Lent at Lauds – Sundays until Palm Sunday – Short Lesson – Nehemiah, who was the governor, and Ezra the priest and scribe, and the Levites who taught the people said to all the people, “This day is holy to the LORD your God; do not mourn or weep.” For all the people wept...

Lauds in Lent – Saturday

Lent at Lauds – Saturday – Short Lesson – Wash yourselves; make yourselves clean; remove the evil of your doings from before my eyes; cease to do evil, learn to do good; seek justice, correct oppression; defend the fatherless, plead for the widow. “Come now, let us reason together, says the Lord: though your...

Lauds in Lent

Lent at Lauds – Short Lesson on Friday until Palm Sunday By his knowledge shall the righteous one, my servant, make many to be accounted righteous; and he shall bear their iniquities. Therefore I will divide him a portion with the great, and he shall divide the spoil with the strong; because he poured...

Lauds on Friday

Friday at Lauds – Within our senses ever dwell, And worldly darkness thence expel; Long as the days of life endure, Preserve our souls devout and pure. ~Office Hymn, st. 3 ~Image: St. Augustine’s House cemetery

Lauds on Thursday

Thursday at Lauds With my whole heart I cry; answer me, O Lord! With my whole heart I cry; answer me, O Lord! I will keep your statutes. Answer me, O Lord! Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit. With my whole heart I cry; answer me, O...

Lauds on Wednesday

Wednesday at Lauds – Ye clouds and darkness, hosts of night, That breed confusion and affright, Begone! o’er head the dawn shines clear, The light breaks in and Christ is here. ~Office Hymn, st. 1

Lauds on Tuesday

Tuesday at Lauds – Hear my voice, O Lord, I hope in your words. Hear my voice, O Lord, I hope in your words. I rise before dawn and cry for help. I hope in your words. Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit. Hear my voice, O...

Lauds on Monday

Monday at Lauds – Short Lesson – Surely, it is God who saves me; I will trust in him and not be afraid. For the Lord is my stronghold and my sure defense, and he will be my Savior. ~Isaiah 12: 2