Sunday, 1st August 2021

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Trinity 9—Proper 13

First Reading: 2 Samuel 11:26-12:13a After Uriah is killed, David takes Bathsheba as wife. Through a parable, Nathan the Prophet brings a rebuke from the Lord to David, warning of coming trouble within his own home. David replies, ‘I have sinned against the Lord.’

Second Reading: Ephesians 4:1-16 Paul begs us to live worthy of our gift and calling, in the unity of the Spirit. God has given us gifts to equip every saint to edify the body of Christ and bring others to the knowledge of Jesus Christ.

Third Reading: John 6:24-35 Jesus replies to the crowds who follow him, “You seek me because you ate your fill of the loaves.” To do the works of God, we must believe in Jesus, whom the Father has sent. Jesus is the bread of life.

Next Sunday’s Readings

Sunday 8th August

Trinity 10–Proper 14

  • 2 Sam. 18:5-9, 13, 31-33
  • Ephesians 4:25—5:2
  • John 6:35, 41-51