Category Archives: Bible Reading

Readings for Sunday, April 21, 2019

The First Reading is recorded in Isaiah 65:17-25. What a wonderful passage of hope in God’s future! Notice the emphasis on peace and long life. This is a great passage to give us a glimpse of the resurrection we will … Continue reading

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Bible Readings for Sunday, April 14, 2019

Today we begin Holy Week with Palm/Passion Sunday. The readings lead us through the celebration of Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem, through the events of Holy Week, and finally to the crucifixion. The readings prepare us as we continue to … Continue reading

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Bible readings for April 7, 2019

The First Reading is recorded in Isaiah 43:16-21. Notice the direction of the reading: Isaiah quotes the Lord, proclaiming what the Lord has done in the past, and encouraging the people of Israel (and us) to trust in the Lord … Continue reading

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Bible Readings for Sunday, March 31, 2019

The emphasis in the readings for today is forgiveness: God’s forgiveness of us, giving thanks for that forgiveness, and being open to those whom God has forgiven, even as God is. Today’s First Reading, Isaiah 12:1-6, is a song of … Continue reading

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Readings for March 17, 2019

We are now on our Lenten journey, this Sunday being the Second Sunday of Lent. Today’s Readings are a call to repentance, and also show the boldness and importance of standing on the will of the Lord. Today’s First Reading, … Continue reading

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Bible Readings for March 10, 2019

We are now entering the season of Lent, a time of contemplation on our need of a Savior, and thanksgiving that God has sent us our Savior, Jesus Christ, our Lord. Thanks be to God! The First Readings is recorded … Continue reading

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7 Epiphany C LSB version of the RCL The First Reading is recorded in Genesis 45:3-15. To set the stage: because of their jealousy, 10 of Joseph’s brothers sold him into slavery in Egypt, and then lied to their father, … Continue reading

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