Bible Readings 23rd February 2020
Sunday Next before Lent
First Reading: Exodus 24: 12-18 The Lord summons Moses to receive the Law on Mount Sinai; God’s glory overshadows the mountain with cloud and fire.
Second Reading: 2 Peter 1: 16-21 Peter recalls his vision of the transfigured Jesus, and the majesty of God that surrounded him. This was no myth, but the very presence of God himself.
Third Reading: Matthew 17: 1-9 Jesus takes three of his disciples up a high mountain, where he is revealed in his true glory. God’s voice speaks from the cloud, ‘This is my Son, the Beloved’.
Next Sunday’s Readings
1st March 2020—Lent 1
- Genesis 2:15-17; 3:1-7
- Romans 5:12-19
- Matthew 4:1-11