Reaching out with God's Love

Scripture Readings June 21, 2020

Posted by on Jun 18, 2020 in Announcement, Scriptures |

Sunday   6/21/2020   Summary


First Reading:   Jeremiah 20:7-13

Jeremiah accuses God of forcing him into a ministry that brings him only contempt and persecution.  Yet Jeremiah is confident that God will be a strong protector against his enemies and commits his life into God’s hands.

Second Reading:   Romans 6:1b-11

In baptism we were incorporated into the reality of Christ’s death.  Our lives in the present are marked and shaped by his crucifixion, just as our lives in the future will be marked and shaped by his resurrection.

Gospel:   Matthew 10:24-39

Jesus warns his disciples that their ministry in his name will meet with opposition, requiting absolute trust in God and an unswerving commitment to their Lord.