Lectionary for the fourth Sunday after The Epiphany

31 January 2021 Collect Creator God,who in the beginningcommanded the light to shine out of darkness:We pray that the light of the glorious gospel of Christmay dispel the darkness of ignorance and unbelief,shine into the hearts of all your people,and reveal the knowledge of your gloryin the face of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. The First Reading: Deuteronomy 18: 15-20 The Lord your God will … Continue reading Lectionary for the fourth Sunday after The Epiphany

Lectionary for the third Sunday after The Epiphany

24 January 2021 Collect Almighty God,whose Son revealed in signs and miraclesthe wonder of your saving presence:Renew your people with your heavenly grace,and in all our weaknesssustain us by your mighty power;through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. The First Reading: Jonah 3: 1-5, 10 The word of the Lord came to Jonah a second time, saying, ‘Get up, go to Nineveh, that great city, and … Continue reading Lectionary for the third Sunday after The Epiphany

Reflection for the second Sunday after The Epiphany

Reading: John 1: 43-51 The next day Jesus decided to go to Galilee. He found Philip and said to him, ‘Follow me.’ Now Philip was from Bethsaida, the city of Andrew and Peter. Philip found Nathanael and said to him, ‘We have found him about whom Moses in the law and also the prophets wrote, Jesus son of Joseph from Nazareth.’ Nathanael said to him, … Continue reading Reflection for the second Sunday after The Epiphany

Lectionary for the second Sunday after The Epiphany

17 January 2021 Collect Almighty God,in Christ you make all things new:Transform the poverty of our natureby the riches of your grace,and in the renewal of our livesmake known your heavenly glory;through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. The First Reading: 1 Samuel 3: 1-10, (11-20) Now the boy Samuel was ministering to the Lord under Eli. The word of the Lord was rare in those … Continue reading Lectionary for the second Sunday after The Epiphany

Reflection for the first Sunday after the Epiphany

Reading: Mark 1: 4-11 John the baptiser appeared in the wilderness, proclaiming a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. And people from the whole Judean countryside and all the people of Jerusalem were going out to him, and were baptised by him in the river Jordan, confessing their sins. Now John was clothed with camel’s hair, with a leather belt around his waist, … Continue reading Reflection for the first Sunday after the Epiphany

Lectionary for the first Sunday after The Epiphany: The Baptism of Christ

10 January 2021 The First Reading: Genesis 1: 1-5 In the beginning when God created the heavens and the earth, the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep, while a wind from God swept over the face of the waters. Then God said, ‘Let there be light’; and there was light. And God saw that the light was good; … Continue reading Lectionary for the first Sunday after The Epiphany: The Baptism of Christ