Tag Archives: Lectionary

2 Corinthians 12:2-10 – My grace is sufficient for you, for power is made perfect in weakness

2 Corinthians 12:2-10 2I know a person in Christ who fourteen years ago was caught up to the third heaven — whether in the body or out of the body I do not know; God knows. 3And I know that … Continue reading

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Ash Wednesday: Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21: Do not be hypocrites

Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21 1“Beware of practicing your piety before others in order to be seen by them; for then you have no reward from your Father in heaven. 2“So whenever you give alms, do not sound a trumpet before you, … Continue reading

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Ash Wednesday: 2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10: We are treated as imposters and yet are true

2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10 5:20bwe entreat you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God. 21For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God. 6:1As we … Continue reading

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Midday Prayer for Ash Wednesday: Psalm 51:1-17: Teach me wisdom in my sacred heart

Psalm 51:1-17 1   Have mercy on me, O God, according to your steadfast love; according to your abundant mercy blot out my transgressions. 2   Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin. 3   For I know my transgressions, and … Continue reading

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Ash Wednesday: Isaiah 58:1-12: Announce to my people their rebellion

Isaiah 58:1-12 1   Shout out, do not hold back! Lift up your voice like a trumpet! Announce to my people their rebellion, to the house of Jacob their sins. 2   Yet day after day they seek me and delight to know my … Continue reading

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Ash Wednesday: Joel 2:1-2, 12-17: Call a solemn assembly

Joel 2:1-2, 12-17 1   Blow the trumpet in Zion; sound the alarm on my holy mountain! Let all the inhabitants of the land tremble, for the day of the LORD is coming, it is near — 2   a day of darkness and … Continue reading

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Mark 13:24-37 – My words will not pass away…Keep Awake!

GOSPEL MARK 13:24-37 24“But in those days, after that suffering, the sun will be darkened, and the moon will not give its light, 25  and the stars will be falling from heaven, and the powers in the heavens will be shaken. … Continue reading

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Psalm 80 – Restore us, O God

PSALM 80:1-7, 17-19 1   Give ear, O Shepherd of Israel, you who lead Joseph like a flock! You who are enthroned upon the cherubim, shine forth 2        before Ephraim and Benjamin and Manasseh. Stir up your might, and come to save us! … Continue reading

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Isaiah 64:1-9 – Breaking through to us…

ISAIAH 64:1-9 1   O that you would tear open the heavens and come down, so that the mountains would quake at your presence — 2   as when fire kindles brushwood and the fire causes water to boil — to make your name … Continue reading

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Matthew 25:31-46 – Are you feeding the hungry?

31“When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, then he will sit on the throne of his glory. 32All the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate people one from another … Continue reading

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