Bible Readings for 14th July 2019

Bible Readings (p.987)—Proper 10

First Reading: Deuteronomy 30:9-14 God will bring prosperity to those who obey his commandments – commandments which are not obscure or difficult, but ‘very near’ to us, written upon our hearts.

Second Reading: Colossians 1:1-14 St Paul gives tells his fellow Christians in Colossae of his constant thanks to God and prayer for them. God’s word has been bearing fruit among them, who have been rescued from darkness and brought into his kingdom.

Third Reading: Luke 10:25-37 A lawyer tests Jesus regarding inheriting eternal life. Love God and love your neighbour as yourself. The lawyer asks, “Who is my neighbour?”   Through the parable of the Good Samaritan, the answer is revealed as: “The one who shows mercy.”

Next Sunday’s Readings

21st July 2019  —  (Page 992)

 5th Sunday after Trinity  —  Proper 11

  • Genesis 18:1-10a
  • Colossians 1:15-28
  • Luke 10:38-42