Prayer and Meditation for Sunday, August 3, 2014 — “I will renew with you the everlasting covenant”

Peace and Freedom

Prayer and Meditation for Sunday, August 3, 2014

Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Lectionary: 112

Reading 1 is 55:1-3

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Thus says the LORD:
All you who are thirsty,
come to the water!
You who have no money,
come, receive grain and eat;
Come, without paying and without cost,
drink wine and milk!
Why spend your money for what is not bread;
your wages for what fails to satisfy?
Heed me, and you shall eat well,
you shall delight in rich fare.
Come to me heedfully,
listen, that you may have life.
I will renew with you the everlasting covenant,
the benefits assured to David.
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Responsorial Psalm ps 145:8-9, 15-16, 17-18

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R/ (cf. 16) The hand of the Lord feeds us; he answers all our needs.
The LORD is gracious and merciful,
slow to anger and of great kindness.
The LORD is good to all
and compassionate toward…

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