Monthly Archives: July 2020

Bible readings for Sunday, August 2, 2020

The First Reading, from Isaiah 55:1-5, gives words of great hope to a people who are facing exile and hardship.  Notice how God will act on behalf of His people.  Notice also the call of His people to follow His … Continue reading

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Bible readings for Sunday, July 26, 2020

The First Reading is recorded in Deuteronomy 7:6-9.  This is a crucial passage in the Old Testament to show the relationship between God and His people: the relationship is based on God’s choice and God’s action, not on the holiness … Continue reading

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Bible readings for Sunday, July 19, 2020

The First Reading is recorded in Isaiah 44:6-8.  This passage clearly proclaims that there is only one God and LORD, the God Who reveals Himself in His Word.  It is this God Who reveals the future before it comes to … Continue reading

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Bible readings for Sunday, July 12, 2020

The first Reading is Isaiah 55:10-13.  This passage is filled with hope: God’s Word is like the snow and rain replenishing the earth; God’s Word will accomplish the very thing He sends it to do.  This is Good News and … Continue reading

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Bible readings for Sunday, July 5, 2020

The First Reading, recorded in Zechariah 9:9-12, is a passage we hear quoted in the Gospels as Jesus is riding the donkey into Jerusalem to begin Holy Week, we call it the Triumphant Entry into Jerusalem.  Notice the theme of … Continue reading

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