Readings

Lectionary readings for Sundays, Feasts, Festivals and Occasions.

  • Readings: Epiphany 2

    Jesus’ First Miracle Reveals God’s Glory The coming of the Messianic kingdom means the restoration of creation. The sign of this restoration is that “the mountains shall drip sweet wine” […]

  • Readings: Baptism C

    Old Testament: Isaiah 43:1-7 1 But now thus says the LORD, He who created you, O Jacob, He who formed you, O Israel: “Fear not, for I have redeemed you; […]

  • Readings: Baptism B

    Old Testament: Genesis 1:1-5 1 In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. 2 The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of […]

  • Readings: Baptism A

    The Triune God Is Manifested and Reveals Himself to Us in Holy Baptism The Baptism of our Lord is an “epiphany” of the one true God in the flesh and […]

  • Readings: Baptism of Our Lord

    In His Baptism, Jesus Takes His Place with Sinners Our Lord Jesus is baptized “to fulfill all righteousness” (Matt. 3:13–17). He partakes of a baptism for sinners in order that […]

  • Readings: Epiphany

    The Lord God Is Manifested in the Incarnate Son The Feast of the Epiphany centers in the visit of the Magi from the East. In that respect, it is a […]

  • Readings: Christmas 2 (3-Year)

    Old Testament: 1 Kings 3:4-15 4 And the king went to Gibeon to sacrifice there, for that was the great high place. Solomon used to offer a thousand burnt offerings […]

  • Readings: Christmas 2 (1-Year)

    Jesus Is the Perfect Israel Israel and all his family went and dwelt in Egypt (Gen. 46:1–7). God made a great nation of him there, but that nation would prove […]

  • Readings: Circumcision of Our Lord (January 1)

    Old Testament: Numbers 6:22-27 22 The Lord spoke to Moses, saying, 23 “Speak to Aaron and his sons, saying, Thus you shall bless the people of Israel: you shall say […]

  • Readings: Holy Innocents (December 28)

    Old Testament: Jeremiah 31:15-17 15 Thus says the Lord: “A voice is heard in Ramah, lamentation and bitter weeping. Rachel is weeping for her children; she refuses to be comforted […]