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Scripture Readings

Posted by on Nov 6, 2019 in Announcement, Scriptures |

Sunday   November 10, 2019   First Reading:  Job 19:23-27a Job suffers the loss of children, wealth, and health. Accused by his companions of wrongdoing, he knows himself to be innocent. Here, in the midst of his suffering, Job clings to the radical hope. Second Reading:   2 Thessalonians 2:1-5, 13-17 Paul writes to encourage the church at Thessalonica in a time of confusion and opposition. Here, the confusion concerned the return of Christ. Paul writes to those who were allowing...

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Scripture Readings

Posted by on Oct 30, 2019 in Announcement, Scriptures |

Sunday   November 3, 2019   First Reading:   Daniel 7:1-3, 15-18 The book of Daniel was written in the second century B.C.E., when the Syrian king Antiochus Epiphanes was severely persecuting the Jews. Daniel’s vision of the four beasts serves to proclaim the message that human kings will come and go, but the kingdom will ultimately belong to God and to God’s people. Second Reading:   Ephesians 1:11-23 After giving thanks for the faith of the Ephesians, Paul prays that they might...

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Scripture Readings

Posted by on Oct 23, 2019 in Announcement, Scriptures |

Sunday   October 27, 2019   First Reading:   Jeremiah 31:31-34 The renewed covenant will not be breakable, but like the old covenant it will expect the people to live upright lives. To know the Lord means that one will defend the cause of the poor and needy. The renewed covenant is possible only because the Lord will forgive iniquity and not remember sin. Our hope lies in a God who forgets. Second Reading:   Romans 3:19-28 Paul’s words stand at the heart of the preaching of Martin...

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Scripture Readings October 20, 2019

Posted by on Oct 16, 2019 in Announcement, Scriptures |

Sunday   October 20, 2019   First Reading:   Isaiah 1:12-17 Through the prophet Isaiah, god decries the empty religious rituals of his people and calls them to act justly, especially on behalf of those most vulnerable. Second Reading:   Acts 2:43-47, 4:32-35 The early church realized that God has abundantly blessed them, s9o they abundantly gave that all would have what was needed for life. Gospel:   Luke 10:25-37 Jesus answers the question of “Who is my...

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Scripture Readings

Posted by on Oct 9, 2019 in Announcement, Scriptures |

Sunday    October 13, 2019   First Reading:   Deuteronomy 8:1-3, 6-11, 17-18 Moses reminds God’s people not to forget the providential care of their God when they settle in the land of promise.  Remember is his strong command. Second Reading:   1 Peter 4:7-11 As people who live in and for God, our manner of living with one another should reflect God’s love and bring glory to him. Gospel:  Luke 12:22-34 Jesus said to his disciples, Do not worry about your life, food and...

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Scripture Readings

Posted by on Oct 2, 2019 in Announcement, Scriptures |

Sunday   October 6, 2019   First Reading:   Deuteronomy 10:12-22 Before the Hebrew people enter the Promised Land, Moses gives them a long set of instructions to guide their living. Second Reading:   Acts 176:24-28 Paul, preaching in Athens, proclaims the good news of God’s love which makes all people his offspring. Gospel:  John 3:16-17 Jesus said, “For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him may not perish but may have eternal...

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