Mömpelgarder Altar (The enemy sowing weeds)
Heinrich Füllmaurer
circa 1540
Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, Austria
Public Domain

The Collect

O LORD, we beseech thee to keep thy Church and household continually in thy true religion; that they who do lean only upon the hope of thy heavenly grace may evermore be defended by thy mighty power; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

The Epistle and Gospel

Colossians 3:12-17Matthew 13:24-30

Commentary