Lectionary Readings

Beginning Sept.1, 2014 readings can be found at
http://www.workingpreacher.org/?lect_date=06/01/2014&lectionary=nl

Lectionary Readings Nov.2/14-Jan.25/15

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November 2

22nd after Pentecost

2 Kings 5:1—14

Elisha heals Naaman, a foreigner and leper

(Matt 8:2—3, Jesus heals a leper, “I will be clean”)

 

November 9

23rd after Pentecost

Micah 5:2—4; 6:6—8

God promises a ruler from Bethlehem; desires justice, kindness, walking humbly with God

(Matt 9:13, God wants mercy, not sacrifice)

 

November 16

24th after Pentecost

Swords into Plowshares

Isaiah 36:1—3, 13—20; 37:1—7; then 2:1—4

Assyria threatens Jerusalem and King Hezekiah despairs. Isaiah says the city will be saved. Promise that Jerusalem will be a center for teaching and nations will beat swords into plowshares.

(Matt 5:14 light of the world, city on a hill)

 

November 23

Christ the King Sunday

Jeremiah’s Temple Sermon

Jeremiah 1:4—10; 7:1—11

Prophetic call as warning; temple as den of robbers

(Matt 21:12—13, Jesus cleanses the temple, which has become a den of robbers

 

November 30

1st of Advent

Faith as a Way of Life

Habakkuk 1:1—4; 2:2—4; 3:17—19

The prophet, grieved by injustice/suffering, watches for God’s reply. Faith is a way of life, not an answer.

(Matt 26:36—38; In Gethsemane Jesus is grieved and asks disciples to watch with him)

 

December 7

2nd of Advent

Esther 4:1—17

For such a time as this, Esther was made queen.

(Matt 5:13—16, Salt and light)


December 14

3rd of Advent

Light to the Nations

Isaiah 42:1—9

Through the Spirit, God’s servant will be a light to the nations, bringing justice and release to prisoners.

(Matt 12:15—21, This passage is used for the ministry of Jesus)

 

December 21

4th of Advent

Jesus as Immanuel

Matthew 1:18—25

Announcement of Jesus’ birth to Joseph; Jesus will be Immanuel

(Psalm 23:1—4, or 23:4)

 

December 24

Christmas Eve

Luke 2:1—14, [15—20]

Birth of Jesus

(Psalm 96:10—13)

 

December 25

Christmas Day

Luke 2:8—20

Shepherds visit the infant Jesus.

(Psalm 95:6—7)

 

December 28

1st of Christmas

Matthew 2:1—12

The Magi visit the infant Jesus

(Psalm 96:10—13)

 

January 4

2nd of Christmas

Matthew 2:13—23

Flight into Egypt, massacre of the innocents, the return to Nazareth

(Psalm 11:1—3)

 

January 11

1st after Epiphany

Jesus’ Baptism

Matthew 3:1—17

John the Baptist, Jesus is baptized to fulfill all righteousness

(Psalm 2:7—8)

January 18

2nd after Epiphany

Matthew 4:1—17

Jesus tempted in the wilderness

(Psalm 91:9—12)

 

January 25

3rd after Epiphany

Matthew 5:1—20

Beatitudes, salt of the earth, let your light shine

(Psalm 1:1—3)

Lectionary Readings June-Aug 2014

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June 1

7th of Easter

Acts 1:6—14

Psalm 68:1—10, 32—35

1 Peter 4:12—14, 5:6—11

John 17:1—11

 

June 8

Pentecost Sunday

Acts 2:1—21 or

        Numbers 11:24—30

Psalm 104:24—34, 35b

1 Corinthians 12:3b—13 or

        Acts 2:1—21

John 20:19—23 or

        John 7:37—39

 

June 15

Trinity Sunday

Genesis 1:1—2:4a

Psalm 8

2 Corinthians 13:11—13

Matthew 28:16—20

 

June 22

2nd after Pentecost

Genesis 21:8—21 and

        Psalm 86:1—10, 16—17 or

Jeremiah 20:7—13 and

        Psalm 69:7—10, (11—15), 16—18

Romans 6:1b—11

Matthew 10:24—39

 

June 29

3rd after Pentecost

Genesis 22:1—14 and

        Psalm 13 or

        Jeremiah 28:5—9 and

        Psalm 89:1—4, 15—18

Romans 6:12—23

Matthew 10:40—42

 

July 6

4th after Pentecost

Genesis 24:34—38, 42—49, 58—67

        and Psalm 45:10—17 or

        Song of Solomon 2:8—13 or

        Zechariah 9:9—12 and

        Psalm 145:8—14

Romans 7:15—25a

Matthew 11:16—19, 25—30

 

July 13

5th after Pentecost

Genesis 25:19—34 and
Psalm 119:105—112 or
Isaiah 55:10—13 and
Psalm 65:(1—8), 9—13

Romans 8:1—11

Matthew 13:1—9, 18—23

 

July 20

6th after Pentecost

Genesis 28:10—19a and
Psalm 139:1—12, 23—24 or
Wisdom of Solomon 12:13, 16—19 or
Isaiah 44:6—8 and

        Psalm 86:11—17

Romans 8:12—25

Matthew 13:24—30, 36—43

 

July 27

7th after Pentecost

Genesis 29:15—28 and

        Psalm 105:1—11, 45b or
Psalm 128 or

        1 Kings 3:5—12 and
Psalm 119:129—136

Romans 8:26—39

Matthew 13:31—33, 44—52

 

August 3

8th after Pentecost

Genesis 32:22—31 and
Psalm 17:1—7, 15 or
Isaiah 55:1—5 and
Psalm 145:8—9, 14—21

Romans 9:1—5

Matthew 14:13—21

 

August 10

9th after Pentecost

Genesis 37:1—4, 12—28 and
Psalm 105:1—6, 16—22, 45b or
1 Kings 19:9—18 and
Psalm 85:8—13

Romans 10:5—15

Matthew 14:22—33

 

August 17

10th after Pentecost

Genesis 45:1—15 and

        Psalm 133 or

        Isaiah 56:1, 6—8 and Psalm 67

Romans 11:1—2a, 29—32

Matthew 15:(10—20), 21—28

 

August 24

11th after Pentecost

Exodus 1:8—2:10 and

Psalm 124 or

        Isaiah 51:1—6 and Psalm 138

Romans 12:1—8

Matthew 16:13—20

 

August 31

12th after Pentecost

Exodus 3:1—15 and
Psalm 105:1—6, 23—26, 45b or
Jeremiah 15:15—21 and
Psalm 26:1—8

Romans 12:9—21

Matthew 16:21—28

 

Narrative Lectionary 2014—15 from the Revised Common Lectionary beginning September 7th

http://www.workingpreacher.org/?lect_date=06/01/2014&lectionary=nl

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