Bible Readings (p.1037)
13th Sunday After Trinity—Proper 19
First Reading: Exodus 32: 7-14 When Moses implores God to turn away his anger from his people, God changes his mind about the disaster he had planned to bring on them.
Second Reading: 1 Timothy 1: 12-17 St Paul is grateful to Jesus for the grace and mercy shown to him in appointing him to his service, even though he was once a persecutor of the church, and the ‘foremost of sinners’.
Third Reading: Luke 15: 1-10 Jesus tells the grumbling Pharisees the parables of the lost sheep and the lost coin to illustrate God’s love for sinners. There is rejoicing in heaven over each one who repents.
Next Sunday’s Readings
22nd September (p.1042)
Trinity 14—Proper 20
- Amos 8:4-7
- 1 Timothy 2:1-7
- Luke 16:1-13