Category Archives: Bible Reading

Bible readings for Sunday, April 5, 2020

Today is Palm/Passion Sunday. We begin worship with the songs of joy and praise as Jesus entered Jerusalem, hailed as the Messiah, but humbly riding on a donkey. The Processional Gospel is recorded in John 12:12-19. What are our words … Continue reading

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Bible Readings for March 29, 2020

The First Reading is a well-known passage from Ezekiel, 37:1-14. Try reading the passage and not singing, “Dem bones, dem bones, dem dry bones…” It is the vision of the valley of dry bones. The point of the passage is … Continue reading

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Bible Readings for Sunday, March 22, 2020

The First Reading is recorded is Isaiah 42:14-21. There are two references to blindness in this passage, one is that the people who are supposed to follow the Lord have turned from Him and are following idols – they are … Continue reading

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Bible Readings for Sunday, March 15, 2020

The First Reading, recorded in Exodus 17:1-7, ends with a stark question: Is the LORD among us or not? The people of Israel had witnessed the 10 plagues in Egypt, leading to their exodus from Egypt; they had seen the … Continue reading

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Bible Readings for Sunday, March 8, 2020

Today’s First Reading, Genesis 12:1-9, is one of the pivotal texts in the Bible. In this reading we see God’s Three-fold promise to Abraham: God promised to give Abraham land, descendants, and to bless him so that through Abraham God’s … Continue reading

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Bible readings for Sunday, March 1, 2020

As we begin the season of Lent, a time of introspection, reflection, and repentance, leading to the realization of the need of Jesus’ death and resurrection for our redemption, we begin with the fall of humanity into sin as recorded … Continue reading

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Bible Readings for Feb. 23, 2020

We are now at the end of the season of Epiphany, the season which means to “shed light upon” Jesus. In the readings for today we will literally see how light is shed upon Jesus. The First Reading is recorded … Continue reading

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