Sunday, 27th June 2021

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