Scripture Readings

Weekly Scripture Readings

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12/1/2019 – 1st Sunday in Advent
OT – Jer. 23:5-8 – Sermon Text on Righteous Branch
Epistle – Romans 13:11-14
Gospel – Mt. 21:1-9

12/4/2019 – Advent Wednesday – Jesus Was Here – John 1:9-18 – Theme will be what it means to us that Jesus was here and how we celebrate that.

12/8/19 – 2nd Sunday in Advent
OT – Malachi 4:1-6
Epistle – Romans 15:4-13
Gospel – Luke 21:25-36 – Sermon Text on meaning of Staying Awake.

12/11/2019 – Advent Wednesday – Jesus Is Here – John 6:60-71 – Theme will be how Jesus is here with us right now and how we celebrate that.

12/15/19 – 3rd Sunday in Advent
OT – Isaiah 40:1-8 – Sermon Text on True Comfort coming from God’s Word in the Flesh
Epistle – 1 Cor. 4:1-5
Gospel – Mt. 11:2-11

12/18/2019 – Advent Wednesday – Jesus Will Be Here Again – Revelation 22:6-20 – Theme will be why Jesus will be coming again and how we celebrate that. Music will be accompanying the message as well.

12/22/19 – 4th Sunday in Advent
OT – Deut. 18:15-19
Epistle – Phil. 4:4-7
Gospel – Luke 1:39-56 – Sermon will be on the story in the text – expositional

12/24/19 – Christmas Eve
OT – Isaiah 7:10-14
Gospel – Mt. 1:18-25 – Sermon will be on the story in the text – expositional
Gospel – Luke 2:1-14 – “Took out the Epistle reading to give everyone a more complete story of Jesus’ birth
 

12/25/19 – Christmas Day
OT – Ex. 40:17-21. 34-38
Epistle – Titus 3:4-7
Gospel – John 1:1-14 – Sermon will have theme of understanding Born Again…

12/29/19 – Presentation of Jesus
OT – Isaiah 11:1-5
Gospel – Luke 2:22-40 – “It’s a longer reading
 
1/5/20 – Epiphany
Isaiah 60:1-6
Ephesians 3:1-12
Matthew 2:1-12 – First Gentiles to witness Jesus Christ
 
1/12/20 – Baptism of Jesus
Isaiah 42:1-7
1 Cor. 1:26-31
Matthew 3:13-17 – Baptism of Jesus and what happened in that moment
 
1/19/20 – Epiphany 2
Amos 9:11-15
Romans 12:6-16
John 2:1-11 – Wedding in Cana and it being a watershed moment
 

1/26/2020 – Epiphany 3
2 Kings 5:1–15a – Focus on the story of Naaman for the sermon.
Romans 1:8–17
Matthew 8:1–13

2/2/2020 – The Presentation of Our Lord
1 Samuel 1:21–28
Hebrews 2:14–18
Luke 2:22–40 – Focus on what those words meant from Simeon and for us today.

2/9/2020 – Sexagesima
Isaiah 55:10–13
Hebrews 4:9–13
Luke 8:4–15 – Focus on the parable of the sower and what “good soil” is.

2/16/2020 – Quinquagesima
Isaiah 35:3–7
1 Corinthians 13:1–13 – Focus on how God’s people are to love each other.
Luke 18:31–43

2/23/2020 – The Transfiguration of Our Lord
Exodus 34:29–35
2 Peter 1:16–21
Matthew 17:1–9 – Focus will be on understanding the Glory of God, and how we get glimpses of it in our own lives.

 

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