Monthly Archives: August 2020

Bible readings for Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020

The First Reading is taken from the prophet Jeremiah, 15:15-21.  In the book of Jeremiah, we read God’s call of Jeremiah to be a prophet, a call Jeremiah answered.  But we also see that the people of Jeremiah’s day did … Continue reading

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Bible readings for Sunday, Aug. 20, 2020

The First Reading is from Isaiah 51:1-6.  It is a passage filled with hope for the future, that God will accomplish His promises.  As a verification that God will keep His promises, God, speaking through Isaiah, reminds the people of … Continue reading

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Bible readings for August 16, 2020

The First Reading, from Isaiah 56:1, 6-8, continues Isaiah’s words of comfort and hope.  In this passage, Isaiah proclaims the word of the Lord that even the Gentiles (anyone who is not ethnically an Israelite descendant of Abraham) will be … Continue reading

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Bible readings for August 9, 2020

Today’s First Reading, Job 38:4-18, is set in the context of a righteous man, Job, who experiences incredible suffering.  As the book of Job opens, we read that satan, the accuser of God’s people, has challenged Job’s devotion to God, … Continue reading

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