Readings for St. Luke the Evangelist (focus text in bold):
Isaiah 35:3-8 - "Be strong, fear not, your God will come with vengeance"
Psalm 147:1-6 - the Lord rebuilds Jerusalem and heals the sick
2 Timothy 4:5-15 - "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course"
Luke 10:1-12 - "The harvest truly is great, but the labourers are few"
Sermon by the Rev. Adam Rick
Cover art: "St. Luke the Evangelist" by Vladimir Borovikovsky, 1804-1809, oil on cardboard, State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia