Category Archives: Revised Common Lectionary

Romans 6:1b-11 – The life he lives, he lives to God

Romans 6:1b-11 1bShould we continue in sin in order that grace may abound?2By no means! How can we who died to sin go on living in it?3Do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ … Continue reading

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Psalm 86:1-10, 16-17 – I am poor and needy

Psalm 86:1-10, 16-17 1Incline your ear, O LORD, and answer me, for I am poor and needy. 2Preserve my life, for I am devoted to you; save your servant who trusts in you. You are my God;3be gracious to me, … Continue reading

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Genesis 21:8-21 – What troubles you?

Genesis 21:8-21 8The child grew, and was weaned; and Abraham made a great feast on the day that Isaac was weaned.9But Sarah saw the son of Hagar the Egyptian, whom she had borne to Abraham, playing with her son Isaac.10So … Continue reading

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Matthew 9:35-10:8 (9-23) The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few

  Matthew 9:35-10:8 (9-23) 35Then Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, and proclaiming the good news of the kingdom, and curing every disease and every sickness.36When he saw the crowds, he had compassion for … Continue reading

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Romans 5:1-8 – While we still were sinners Christ died for us

Romans 5:1-8 1Therefore, since we are justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ,2through whom we have obtained access to this grace in which we stand; and we boast in our hope of sharing the … Continue reading

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Psalm 116:1-2, 12-19 – You have loosed my bonds

Psalm 116:1-2, 12-19 1I love the LORD, because he has heard my voice and my supplications. 2Because he inclined his ear to me, therefore I will call on him as long as I live. 12What shall I return to the … Continue reading

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Genesis 18:1-15, 21:1-7 – My lord, if I find favor with you, do not pass by your servant

Genesis 18:1-15, 21:1-7 1The LORD appeared to Abraham by the oaks of Mamre, as he sat at the entrance of his tent in the heat of the day.2He looked up and saw three men standing near him. When he saw … Continue reading

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2 Corinthians 13:11-13 – Put things in order

2 Corinthians 13:11-13 11 Finally, brothers and sisters, farewell. Put things in order, listen to my appeal, agree with one another, live in peace; and the God of love and peace will be with you. 12 Greet one another with a holy kiss. All … Continue reading

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Psalm 8:1-9 – When I look at your heavens

Psalm 8:1-9 1   O LORD, our Sovereign, how majestic is your name in all the earth! You have set your glory above the heavens. 2        Out of the mouths of babes and infants you have founded a bulwark because of your foes, … Continue reading

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Genesis 1:1-2:4a – Darkness covered the face of the deep

Genesis 1:1-2:4a 1In the beginning when God created the heavens and the earth, 2the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep, while a wind from God swept over the face of the waters. 3Then … Continue reading

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