Tag Archives: Revised Common Lectionary

Matthew 25:1-13 – Keep awake!

Matthew 25:1-13 1“Then the kingdom of heaven will be like this. Ten bridesmaids took their lamps and went to meet the bridegroom. 2Five of them were foolish, and five were wise. 3When the foolish took their lamps, they took no oil with … Continue reading

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1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 – Hope in the midst of grief

1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 13But we do not want you to be uninformed, brothers and sisters, about those who have died, so that you may not grieve as others do who have no hope. 14For since we believe that Jesus died and … Continue reading

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Psalm 78:1-7 – We will tell to the coming generation

Psalm 78:1-7 1   Give ear, O my people, to my teaching; incline your ears to the words of my mouth. 2   I will open my mouth in a parable; I will utter dark sayings from of old, 3   things that we have heard … Continue reading

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Joshua 24:1-3a, 14-25 – Choose this day whom you will serve

Joshua 24:1-3a, 14-25 1Then Joshua gathered all the tribes of Israel to Shechem, and summoned the elders, the heads, the judges, and the officers of Israel; and they presented themselves before God. 2And Joshua said to all the people, “Thus says … Continue reading

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Matthew 23:1-12 – All who exalt themselves will be humbled

Matthew 23:1-12 1Then Jesus said to the crowds and to his disciples, 2“The scribes and the Pharisees sit on Moses’ seat; 3therefore, do whatever they teach you and follow it; but do not do as they do, for they do not practice … Continue reading

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1 Thessalonians 2:9-13 – We dealt with each one of you like a father with his children

1 Thessalonians 2:9-13 9You remember our labor and toil, brothers and sisters; we worked night and day, so that we might not burden any of you while we proclaimed to you the gospel of God. 10You are witnesses, and God also, … Continue reading

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Psalm 107:1-7, 33-37 – Gathered in

Psalm 107:1-7, 33-37 1   O give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures for ever. 2   Let the redeemed of the LORD say so, those he redeemed from trouble 3   and gathered in from the lands, from … Continue reading

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Joshua 3:7-17 – Draw near and hear the words of the LORD your God

Joshua 3:7-17 7The LORD said to Joshua, “This day I will begin to exalt you in the sight of all Israel, so that they may know that I will be with you as I was with Moses.8You are the one … Continue reading

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Matthew 22:34-46 – Teacher, which commandment in the law is the greatest?

Matthew 22:34-46 34When the Pharisees heard that he had silenced the Sadducees, they gathered together, 35and one of them, a lawyer, asked him a question to test him. 36“Teacher, which commandment in the law is the greatest?” 37He said to him, “You shall … Continue reading

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1 Thessalonians 2:1-8 – We had courage in our God to declare to you the gospel of God in spite of great opposition

1 Thessalonians 2:1-8 1You yourselves know, brothers and sisters, that our coming to you was not in vain, 2but though we had already suffered and been shamefully mistreated at Philippi, as you know, we had courage in our God to declare … Continue reading

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