June Readings

Sunday, June 6 Lectionary 10, Year B 2nd Sunday after Pentecost Readings and Psalm Genesis 3:8-15God confronts Adam and Eve in the garden Psalm 130Wait for the Lord, for with the Lord there is steadfast love. (Ps. 130:7) 2 Corinthians 4:13–5:1Renewed in the inner nature Mark 3:20-35Doing the work of God as brothers and sisters of Christ Semicontinuous First Reading…

May Readings

Readings and Psalm May 2 Acts 8:26-40Philip teaches and baptizes an Ethiopian Psalm 22:25-31All the ends of the earth shall remember and turn to the Lord. (Ps. 22:27) 1 John 4:7-21God’s love perfected in love for one another John 15:1-8Christ the vine Readings and Psalm May 9 Acts 10:44-48The Spirit poured out on the Gentiles Psalm 98Shout with…

April Readings

Readings and Psalm April 2 – Good Friday Isaiah 52:13–53:12The suffering servant Psalm 22My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? (Ps. 22:1) Hebrews 10:16-25The way to God is opened by Jesus’ death Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9 (alternate)Jesus is our merciful high priest John 18:1–19:42The passion and death of Christ Readings and Psalm April 4 – Easter Sunday…

March Readings

March 7 – Readings and Psalm Exodus 20:1-17The commandments are given at Sinai Psalm 19The commandment of the Lord gives light to the eyes. (Ps. 19:8) 1 Corinthians 1:18-25Christ crucified, the wisdom of God John 2:13-22The cleansing of the temple March 14 – Readings and Psalm Numbers 21:4-9The lifting up of the serpent Psalm 107:1-3, 17-22You deliver your people…

February Readings

February 7 – Readings and Psalm Isaiah 40:21-31The creator of all cares for the powerless Psalm 147:1-11, 20cThe Lord heals the brokenhearted. (Ps. 147:3) 1 Corinthians 9:16-23A servant for the sake of the gospel Mark 1:29-39The healing of Peter’s mother-in-law February 14 – Readings and Psalm 2 Kings 2:1-12Elijah taken up to heaven and succeeded by Elisha Psalm 50:1-6Out…

January Readings

Readings and Psalms Sunday, January 3 Jeremiah 31:7-14Joy at the gathering of God’s scattered flock Sirach 24:1-12 (alternate)Wisdom lives among God’s people Psalm 147:12-20Worship the Lord, O Jerusalem; praise your God, O Zion. (Ps. 147:12) Wisdom of Solomon 10:15-21 (alternate)We sing, O Lord, to your holy name. (Ws. 10:20) Ephesians 1:3-14The will of God made known in Christ John 1:[1-9] 10-18God with…

December Readings

Sunday, December 6 Readings and Psalm Isaiah 40:1-11Good news of God’s coming to a people in exile Psalm 85:1-2, 8-13Righteousness shall prepare a pathway for God. (Ps. 85:13) 2 Peter 3:8-15aWaiting for and hastening the day of God Mark 1:1-8John appears from the wilderness Sunday, December 13 Readings and Psalm Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11Righteousness and praise flourish like…

November Readings

November 1 Readings and Psalm Micah 3:5-12Judgment upon corrupt rulers Psalm 43Send out your light and truth, that they may lead me. (Ps. 43:3) 1 Thessalonians 2:9-13The apostle’s teaching accepted as God’s word Matthew 23:1-12All who humble themselves will be exalted Semicontinuous First Reading and Psalm Joshua 3:7-17Israel crosses the Jordan into the land of promise Psalm…

October Readings

Sunday, October 4 Lectionary 27, Year A 18th Sunday after Pentecost Readings and Psalm Isaiah 5:1-7 The song of the vineyard Psalm 80:7-15 Look down from heaven, O God; behold and tend this vine. (Ps. 80:14, 15) Philippians 3:4b-14 Nothing surpasses the value of knowing Christ Matthew 21:33-46 The parable of the vineyard owner’s son Semicontinuous First…