Reaching out with God's Love

Scripture Readings

Posted by on Oct 31, 2018 in Announcement, Scriptures |

Sunday   November 4, 2018

 

First  Reading:   Isaiah 25:6-9

Isaiah sees a vision of the end of days, when the Lord will gather all God’s people on God’s holy mountain and will prepare for then a rich feast. At this banquet the Lord will wipe the tears from all eyes. And there will be no more sorrow, for God will destroy death itself.

Second Reading:   Revelation 21:1-6a

Here is a vision of the new heaven and new earth in which God resides fully with God’s people so that mourning, despair, and pain have been eradicated. These renewing words from the God who spans al of time are trustworthy and true.

Gospel:   John 11:32-44

Through the raising of Lazarus, Jesus offers the world a vision of the life to come, when death and weeping will be no more.