Readings

1 Peter 5:1-11 | October 21, 2021

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1 To the elders among you, I appeal as a fellow elder and a witness of Christ’s sufferings who also will share in the glory to be revealed: 2 Be shepherds of God’s flock that is under your care, watching over them—not because you must, but because you are willing, as God wants...

Matthew 22:34-40 | October 20, 2021

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34 Hearing that Jesus had silenced the Sadducees, the Pharisees got together. 35 One of them, an expert in the law, tested him with this question: 36 “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?” 37 Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart...

Matthew 28:16-20 | October 19, 2021

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16 Then the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain where Jesus had told them to go. 17 When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted. 18 Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 19 Therefore go and make disciples of...

1 Corinthians 3 | October 18, 2021

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1 Brothers and sisters, I could not address you as people who live by the Spirit but as people who are still worldly—mere infants in Christ. 2 I gave you milk, not solid food, for you were not yet ready for it. Indeed, you are still not ready. 3 You are still worldly. For since there is...

Psalm 78 | October 17, 2021

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1 My people, hear my teaching; listen to the words of my mouth.2 I will open my mouth with a parable; I will utter hidden things, things from of old—3 things we have heard and known, things our ancestors have told us.4 We will not hide them from their descendants; we will tell the next...

Proverbs 31 | October 16, 2021

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1 The sayings of King Lemuel—an inspired utterance his mother taught him. 2 Listen, my son! Listen, son of my womb! Listen, my son, the answer to my prayers!3 Do not spend your strength[a] on women, your vigor on those who ruin kings. 4 It is not for kings, Lemuel— it is not for...

Matthew 6:5-15 | October 15, 2021

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5 “And when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen by others. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full. 6 But when you pray, go into your room, close the door and pray to your Father...

Exodus 15:9-20 | October 14, 2021

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9 The enemy boasted, ‘I will pursue, I will overtake them.I will divide the spoils; I will gorge myself on them.I will draw my sword and my hand will destroy them.’10 But you blew with your breath, and the sea covered them.They sank like lead in the mighty waters.11 Who among the...

Exodus 15:1-8 | October 13, 2021

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1 Then Moses and the Israelites sang this song to the Lord: “I will sing to the Lord, for he is highly exalted.Both horse and driver he has hurled into the sea. 2 “The Lord is my strength and my defense[a]; he has become my salvation.He is my God, and I will praise him, my...

Luke 11:14-28 | October 12, 2021

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14 Jesus was driving out a demon that was mute. When the demon left, the man who had been mute spoke, and the crowd was amazed. 15 But some of them said, “By Beelzebul, the prince of demons, he is driving out demons.” 16 Others tested him by asking for a sign from heaven. 17 Jesus...