Bible Readings for 19th January 2020

Bible Readings — (pg. 45)

Epiphany 2

First Reading: Isaiah 49:1-7 The prophet acknowledges that before his birth he is called to be a servant of God; to bring Jacob and Israel back to the Lord. God promises; “I will give you as a light to the nations, that my salvation may reach to the ends of the earth.”

Second Reading: 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 Paul gives thanks to God for the believers in Corinth; the grace of God and the testimony of Christ is strengthened among them, they will not lack in spiritual gifts. They will be strengthened, in order that they will be blameless on the day of Christ.

Third Reading: John 1:29-42 John the Baptist testifies that Jesus is the Son of God, after Jesus is baptised. Two of John the Baptist’s disciples follow Jesus. After hearing Jesus speak, Andrew goes and finds Simon. Andrew witnesses to Simon and takes Simon to Jesus.

Next Sunday’s Readings

26th January—(pg. 49)

Epiphany 3

  • Isaiah 9:1-4
  • 1 Corinthians. 1:10-18
  • Matthew 4:12-23