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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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Scripture Readings

Posted by on Sep 25, 2019 in Announcement, Scriptures |

Sunday   September 29, 2019   First Reading:   Amos 6:1a, 4-7 The prophet Amos announces that Israel’s great wealth is a cause not for rejoicing by rather sorrow, because God’s people have forgotten how to share their wealth with the poor. The wealthy will be the first to go into exile when judgment comes. Second Reading:   1 Timothy 6:6-19 Timothy is reminded of the confession he made at his baptism and of its implications for daily life. His priorities will be difference from...

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Scripture Readings

Posted by on Sep 18, 2019 in Announcement, Scriptures |

Sunday   September 22, 2019   First Reading:   Amos 8:4-7 Amos was called by God to prophesy in the Northern Kingdom of Israel. Peace and prosperity in Israel led to corrupt business practices and oppression of the poor. The prophet declares that God will not tolerate such a situation. Second Reading:   1 Timothy 2:1-7 The Pastoral Epistles offer insight into how early Christians understood many practical matters, such as church administration and worship. The church’s focused...

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Scripture Readings

Posted by on Sep 11, 2019 in Scriptures |

Sunday   September 15, 2019   First Reading:   Exodus 32:7-14 Today’s reading shows Moses as the mediator between an angry God and a sinful people. Moses reminds God that the Israelites are God’s own people and boldly asks mercy for them. Second Reading:   1 Timothy 1:12-17 The letters to Timothy are called the Pastoral Epistles because they contain advice especially intended for leaders in the church. Here the mercy shown to Paul, who once persecuted the church, is cited as...

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Scripture Readings

Posted by on Sep 4, 2019 in Announcement, Scriptures |

Sunday   September 8, 2019   First Reading:  Deuteronomy 30:15-20 Moses speaks to the Israelites, who are about to enter the land promised to their ancestors, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. In this passage, he lays out the stark choice before them: choose life by loving and obeying the Lord; or choose death by following other gods. Second Reading:   Philemon 1-21 While Paul was in prison, he was aided by a runaway slave named Onesimus. The slave’s master, Philemon, was a Christian...

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