Tag: Acts

  • Readings: St. James of Jerusalem (October 23)

    First Reading: Acts 15:12-22a 12 And all the assembly fell silent, and they listened to Barnabas and Paul as they related what signs and wonders God had done through them […]

  • Readings: Trinity 8

    Beware of False Prophets “Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing but inwardly are ravenous wolves” (Matt. 7:15). Deceit has its strength in masquerading as the […]

  • Readings: St. James the Elder (July 25)

    First Reading: Acts 11:27-12:5 11:27 Now in these days prophets came down from Jerusalem to Antioch. 28 And one of them named Agabus stood up and foretold by the Spirit […]

  • Readings: St. Mary Magdalene (July 22)

    St. Mary Magdalene “An excellent wife who can find?” (Prov. 31:10). The Lord’s love does not search out what is lovely. Instead, His love seeks out sinners and dies for […]

  • Readings: Proper 3C

    Old Testament: Genesis 50:15-21 15 When Joseph’s brothers saw that their father was dead, they said, “It may be that Joseph will hate us and pay us back for all […]

  • Readings: Proper 3B

    Old Testament: Hosea 2:14-20 14 “Therefore, behold, I will allure her,and bring her into the wilderness,and speak tenderly to her.15 And there I will give her her vineyardsand make the […]

  • Readings: Sts. Peter and Paul (June 29)

    First Reading: Acts 15:1-12 (13-21) 15 But some men came down from Judea and were teaching the brothers, “Unless you are circumcised according to the custom of Moses, you cannot […]

  • Readings: Nativity of the Baptizer (June 24)

    St. John the Baptizer is not the Christ, only His Forerunner (Acts 13:25). He was called from the womb to bring Jacob back to God through his baptism of repentance […]

  • Readings: Christian Education Sunday

    The Church in Every Generation Passes on Her Most Holy Faith “Hear, O Israel” (Deut. 6:4). The Church is the flock of sheep hearing the Lord’s voice (John 10); His […]

  • Readings: St. Barnabas (June 11)

    Old Testament: Isaiah 42:5-12 5 Thus says God, the Lord, who created the heavens and stretched them out, who spread out the earth and what comes from it, who gives […]