Category Archives: Bible Reading

Readings for the week of June 17, 2018

The First Reading is recorded in Ezekiel 17:22-24. This passage begins by bringing up the beautiful image of the cedars of Lebanon, cedar trees that graced the high hills of Lebanon, and that were used in building the Temple in … Continue reading

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Readings for the week of June 10, 2018

We have just begin the longest season of the Church Year, the season of Pentecost. During the season of Pentecost we will read significant passages of the Bible which will show us what God is like, what humanity is like, … Continue reading

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Readings for the week of June 3, 2018

As we begin the summer season, this First Reading, from Deuteronomy 5:12-15, is very fitting. It is a call to remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy, as the LORD commands us. The Sabbath, what we observe on Sundays, … Continue reading

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Readings for the week of May 27, 2018

People often wonder what heaven will be like. In the first Reading for today, Isaiah 6:1-8, we have a description of what Isaiah saw one day as he was at the temple in Jerusalem. He saw the Lord sitting on … Continue reading

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Readings for the week of May 20, 2018

Happy Birthday! A greeting we like to hear. This greeting is appropriate because Pentecost Sunday is considered to be the birthday of the church! Pentecost occurs 50 days after the resurrection of Jesus, and is the day when the Holy … Continue reading

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Readings for the week of May 13, 2018

This Sunday completes the seven Sundays of Easter, but the celebration of Jesus’ resurrection never ends, each Sunday in worship is a celebration of His resurrection as we gather to worship God: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, as we hear … Continue reading

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Readings for the week of May 6, 2018

Today’s First Reading, Acts 10:34-48, is the account of the spread of the Gospel to the Gentiles (Gentiles are those who are not Jewish). The context is that Peter has been summoned, and sent by God, to the home of … Continue reading

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