Scripture Readings

Weekly Scripture Readings

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Sunday, 1/3/2021 (The Epiphany of Our Lord)
OT – Isaiah 60:1-6
Epistle – Ephesians 3:1-12
Gospel – Matthew 2:1-12. – Sermon – More of the story.

Sunday, 1/10/2021(First Sunday After the Epiphany)
OT – 1 Kings 8:6-13
Epistle – Romans 12:1-5
Gospel – Luke 2:41-52. – Sermon – The Father’s house.

Second Sunday after the Epiphany – 1/17/2021
Old Testament – Exodus – 33:12-23, “Sermon on the cleft of the rock from this text.”
Epistle – Romans – 12:6-16
Gospel – John 2:1-11

Transfiguration of Our Lord – 1/24/2021
Old Testament – Exodus 3:1-14
Epistle – 2 Peter 1:16-21
Gospel – Matthew 17:1-9, “Sermon on Transfiguration”

Septuagesima – 1/31/2021
Old Testament – Exodus 17:1-7
Epistle – 1 Corinthians 9:24-10:5, “Sermon on running a race.”
Gospel – Matthew 20:1-16

Sexagesima – 2/7/2021
Old Testament – Isaiah 55:10-13, “Sermon on the efficacy of God’s Word.”
Epistle – Hebrews 4:9-13
Gospel – Luke 8:4-15

Quinquagesima – 2/14/2021
Old Testament – 1 Samuel 16:1-13, “Sermon on the meaning of anointment”
Epistle – 1 Corinthians 13:1-13
Gospel – Luke 18:31-43

Ash Wednesday – 2/17/2021
Old Testament – Jonah 3:1-10
Epistle – 2 Peter 1:2-11
Gospel – Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21, “Sermon on righteousness for the sake of being righteous.”

First Sunday in Lent – 2/21/2021
Old Testament – Genesis 3:1-21, “Sermon on the Full Circle of all three of these lessons”
Epistle – Hebrews 4:14-16
Gospel – Matthew 4:1-11

Date – 2/24/2021, Wednesday – Lent
Old Testament – Psalm 32:1-5
Epistle – 1 John 1:5-10
Gospel – Mark 1:4-8
Theme – The Church Keys – The Key of Peace – Confession – What it is and why we should confess

Date – 2/28/2021, Sunday – 2nd Sunday in Lent
Old Testament – Psalm 121:1-8
Epistle – Romans 5:1-5
Gospel – Matthew 15:21-28 – Sermon
Theme – Biblical story retold – expositional – BEAUTIFUL STORY!

Date – 3/3/2021, Wednesday – Lent
1st Reading– Jonah 3:1-4 – Sermon
2nd Reading – Psalm 103:1-12
Gospel – Luke 17:1-4
Theme – The Church Keys – The Key to Reconciliation – Forgiveness in Vocation – Confession and Absolution in our lives between us and God and us and each other. Jonah will be used as an object lesson of what not to do. We will learn from Jonah’s mistakes.

Date – 3/7/2021, Sunday – 3rd Sunday in Lent
Old Testament – Psalm 136:1-16 – Sermon
Epistle – Ephesians 5:1-9
Gospel – Luke 11:14-28
Theme – Psalm 136 repeats “to Him” as the Psalmist recounts the deeds of the Lord. Sermon theme will be about recounting the deeds of the Lord.

Date – 3/10/2021, Wednesday – Lent
Old Testament – Psalm 130:3-4
Epistle – 2 Corinthians 5:17-21
Gospel – Mark 2:1-14 – Sermon
Theme – The Church Keys – The Key to Heaven – – Absolution (what is it and where to we get it) – Jesus is the Key – unlocking heaven or locking it through the Office of the Keys

Date – 3/14/2021, Sunday – 4th Sunday in Lent w/Pastor Eric
Old Testament – Isaiah 49:8-13
Epistle – Galatians 4:21-31 – Sermon
Gospel – John 6:1-15
Theme – Breaking down the complexity and beauty of what Paul is saying through telling the two stories Paul presents of Hagar and Sarai

Date – 3/17/2021, Wednesday – Lent
1st Reading– Psalm 130
2nd Reading – 2nd Samuel 12:7-13
Gospel – John 20:19-23
Theme – The Church Keys – The Pastor’s Keys – Pastor’s Role (Private and Corporate Confession as keys given to the pastor)

Date – 3/21/2021, Sunday – 5th Sunday in Lent
Old Testament – Genesis 22:1-14 – Sermon
Epistle – Hebrews 9:11-15
Gospel – John 8:46-59
Theme – A tough and beautiful story to tell. Biblical story applied.

Date – 3/24/2021, Wednesday – Lent
1st Reading– Matthew 4:12-17
2nd Reading – Matthew 26:30-35
Gospel – John 21:15-19
Theme – The Church Keys – The Key to Growth – Repentance – What is repentance and how do we live a life of repentance?

Date – 3/28/2021, Sunday – Palm Sunday
Old Testament – Zechariah 9:9-12
Epistle – Philippians 2:5-11
Gospel – John 12:12-19 – Sermon
Theme – Palm Sunday significance

Date – 4/1/2021, Thursday – Holy Thursday
Old Testament – Exodus 12:1-14
Epistle – 1 Corinthians 11:23-32 – Sermon
Gospel – John 13:1-15, 34-35
Theme – How we can understand Paul’s words in light of the actions of Jesus in the Gospel reading

Date – 4/2/2021, Friday – Good Friday
Old Testament – Isaiah 52:13-53:12
Epistle – 2 Corinthians 5:14-21
Gospel – John 18:1-19:42 – Sermon
Theme – What makes Good Friday good…

Date – 4/4/2021, Sunday – Easter Sunrise & Day/Celebration
Old Testament – Isaiah 25:6-9
Epistle – 1 Corinthians 15:12-25
Gospel – John 20:1-18 – Sermon
Theme – Easter…

Date – 4/11/2021, Sunday – Second Sunday of Easter
Old Testament – Ezekiel 37:1-14
Epistle – 1 John 5:4-10
Gospel – John 20:19-31 – Sermon
Theme – Biblical story applied and retold

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