Bible Readings (p.595)—Trinity 4—Proper 8
First Reading: 2 Samuel 1:1, 17-27 After Saul’s and Jonathan’s death David writes a song of lament and orders that the song be taught to Judah’s people. David grieves for Saul and Jonathan.
Second Reading: 2 Corinthians 8:7-15 Paul instructs the Corinthians regarding generosity; encouraging them to complete the task previously started, giving out of the heart. Giving should accomplish a fair balance between need and abundance.
Third Reading: Mark 5:21-43 Jairus comes asking Jesus to heal his daughter. On the way, Jesus stops to heal a woman with an issue of blood. It appears that Jairus’s daughter is dead. Jesus says “Little girl, get up!” and she does.
Bible Readings for 4th July (pg 615)
Trinity 5 — Proper 9
- 2 Samuel 5:1-5, 9-10
- 2 Corinth. 12:2-10
- Mark 6:1-13