Tag Archives: Lectionary

1 Corinthians 12:1-11 – Gifts for the Common Good

1 Corinthians 12:1-11 1Now concerning spiritual gifts, brothers and sisters, I do not want you to be uninformed. 2You know that when you were pagans, you were enticed and led astray to idols that could not speak. 3Therefore I want you to … Continue reading

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Isaiah 62:1-5 – I Will Not Keep Silent; I Will Not Rest

Isaiah 62:1-5 1For Zion’s sake I will not keep silent, and for Jerusalem’s sake I will not rest, until her vindication shines out like the dawn, and her salvation like a burning torch. 2The nations shall see your vindication, and … Continue reading

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Baptism of the Lord – Luke 3 – You Are the Beloved in Whom I AM Well Pleased

Luke 3:15-17, 21-22 15As the people were filled with expectation, and all were questioning in their hearts concerning John, whether he might be the Messiah, 16John answered all of them by saying, “I baptize you with water; but one who is … Continue reading

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Baptism of the Lord – Psalm 29:1-11 – The Lord Shakes the Wilderness

PSALM 29:1-11 1   Ascribe to the LORD, O heavenly beings,ascribe to the LORD glory and strength.2   Ascribe to the LORD the glory of his name;worship the LORD in holy splendor. 3   The voice of the LORD is over the waters;the God of glory … Continue reading

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Baptism of the Lord – Isaiah 43:1-7 – I Have Called You by Name, You Are Mine

Isaiah 43:1-7 1But now thus says the LORD, he who created you, O Jacob,he who formed you, O Israel:Do not fear, for I have redeemed you;I have called you by name, you are mine. 2When you pass through the waters, … Continue reading

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Epiphany – Psalm 72:1-7, 10-14 – May Righteousness Flourish and Peace Abound

Psalm 72:1-7, 10-14 1   Give the king your justice, O God,and your righteousness to a king’s son.2   May he judge your people with righteousness,and your poor with justice.3   May the mountains yield prosperity for the people,and the hills, in righteousness.4   May he defend the … Continue reading

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Epiphany – Isaiah 60:1-6 – The Magi Matter

Isaiah 60:1-6 1   Arise, shine; for your light has come,and the glory of the LORD has risen upon you.2   For darkness shall cover the earth,and thick darkness the peoples;but the LORD will arise upon you,and his glory will appear over you.3   Nations shall … Continue reading

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Happy New Year: See, I Am Making All Things New

Ecclesiastes 3:1-13 1   For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven:2   a time to be born, and a time to die;a time to plant, and a time to pluck up what is planted;3   a time to kill, … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve

Gospel Luke 2:1-14 (15-20) 1In those days a decree went out from Emperor Augustus that all the world should be registered. 2This was the first registration and was taken while Quirinius was governor of Syria. 3All went to their own towns to … Continue reading

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Advent – Luke 1: 39-55 – Blessed Is She Who Believed

Luke 1:39-45 (46-55) 39In those days Mary set out and went with haste to a Judean town in the hill country, 40where she entered the house of Zechariah and greeted Elizabeth. 41When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the child leaped in her womb. … Continue reading

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