Lectionary Readings for 2018

February

February 4
Isaiah 40:21-31
Psalm 147:1-11, 20c
1 Corinthians 9:16-23
Mark 1:29-39

February 11
2 Kings 2:1-12
Psalm 50:1-6
2 Corinthians 4:3-6
Mark 9:2-9

February 18 (First Sunday in Lent)
Genesis 9:8-17
Psalm 25:1-10
1 Peter 3:18-22
Mark 1:9-15

February 25 (Second Sunday in Lent)
Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16
Psalm 22:23-31
Romans 4:13-25
Mark 8:31-38 or Mark 9:2-9

January

January 7
Genesis 1:1-5
Psalm 29
Acts 19:1-7
Mark 1:4-11

January 14
1 Samuel 3:1-10 or 1-20
Psalm 139:1-6, 13-18
1 Corinthians 6:12-20
John 1:43-51

January 21
Jonah 3:1-5, 10
Psalm 62:5-12
1 Corinthians 7:29-31
Mark 1:14-20

January 28
Deuteronomy 18:15-20
Psalm 111
1 Corinthians 8:1-13
Mark 1:21-28


April

April 1 (Easter)
Acts 10:34-43 or Isaiah 25:6-9
Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24
1 Corinthians 15:1-11 or Acts 10:34-43
John 20:1-18 or Mark 16:1-8

April 8
Acts 4:32-35
Psalm 133
1 John 1:1-2:2
John 20:19-31

April 15
Acts 3:12-19
Psalm 4
1 John 3:1-7
Luke 24:36b-48

April 22
Acts 4:5-12
Psalm 23
1 John 3:16-24
John 10:11-18

April 29
Acts 8:26-40
Psalm 22:25-31
1 John 4:7-21
John 15:1-8

March

March 4 (Third Sunday in Lent)
Exodus 20:1-17
Psalm 19
1 Corinthians 1:18-25
John 2:13-22

March 11 (Fourth Sunday in Lent)
Numbers 21:4-9
Psalm 107:1-3, 17-22
Ephesians 2:1-10
John 3:14-21

March 18 (Fifth Sunday in Lent)
Jeremiah 31:31-34
Psalm 51:1-12 or Psalm 119:9-16
Hebrews 5:5-10
John 12:20-33

March 25 (Palm/ Passion Sunday)
Mark 11:1-11 or John 12:12-16 and Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29
Isaiah 50:4-9a and Psalm 31:9-16
Philippians 2:5-11
Mark 14:1-15:47 or Mark 15:1-39 or 1-47


June

June 3
1 Samuel 3:1-10 or 1-20 and Psalm 139:1-6, 13-18
or Deuteronomy 5:12-15 and Psalm 81:1-10
2 Corinthians 4:5-12
Mark 2:23-3:6

June 10
1 Samuel 8:4-11, 16-20 or 4-20 and Psalm 138
or Genesis 3:8-15 and Psalm 130
2 Corinthians 4:13-5:1
Mark 3:20-35

June 17
1 Samuel 15:34-16:13 and Psalm 20
or Ezekiel 17:22-24 and Psalm 92:1-4, 12-15
2 Corinthians 5:6-10, 14-17 or 6-17
Mark 4:26-34

June 24
1 Samuel 17:(1a, 4-11, 19-23) 32-49 and Psalm 9:9-20
or Job 38:1-11 and Psalm 107:1-3, 23-32
2 Corinthians 6:1-13
Mark 4:35-41

May

May 6
Acts 10:44-48
Psalm 98
1 John 5:1-6
John 15:9-17

May 13
Acts 1:15-17, 21-26
Psalm 1
1 John 5:9-13
John 17:6-19

May 20 (Pentecost)
Acts 2:1-21 or Ezekiel 37:1-14
Psalm 104:24-34, 35b
Romans 8:22-27 or Acts 2:1-21
John 15:26-27, 16:4b-15

May 27
Isaiah 6:1-8
Psalm 29
Romans 8:12-17
John 3:1-17


August

August 5
2 Samuel 11:26-12:13a and Psalm 51:1-12
or Exodus 16:2-4, 9-15 and Psalm 78:23-29
Ephesians 4:1-16
John 6:24-35

August 12
2 Samuel 18:5-9, 15, 31-33 and Psalm 130
or 1 Kings 19:4-8 and Psalm 34:1-8
Ephesians 4:25-5:2
John 6:35, 41-51

August 19
1 Kings 2:10-12, 3:3-14 and Psalm 111
or Proverbs 9:1-6 and Psalm 34:9-14
Ephesians 5:15-20
John 6:51-58

August 26
1 Kings 8:(1, 6, 10-11), 22-30, 41-43 and Psalm 84
or Joshua 24:1-2a, 14-18 and Psalm 34:15-22
Ephesians 6:10-20
John 6:56-69

July

July 1
2 Samuel 1:1, 17-27 and Psalm 130
or Lamentations 3:22-33 and Psalm 30
2 Corinthians 8:7-15
Mark 5:21-43

July 8
2 Samuel 5:1-5, 9-10 and Psalm 48
or Ezekiel 2:1-5 and Psalm 123
2 Corinthians 12:2-10
Mark 6:1-13

July 15
2 Samuel 6:1-5, 12b-19 and Psalm 24
or Amos 7:7-15 and Psalm 85:8-13
Ephesians 1:3-14
Mark 6:14-29

July 22
2 Samuel 7:1-14a and Psalm 89:20-37
or Jeremiah 23:1-6 and Psalm 23
Ephesians 2:11-22
Mark 6:30-34, 53-56

July 29
2 Samuel 11:1-15 and Psalm 14
or 2 Kings 4:42-44 and Psalm 145:10-18
Ephesians 3:14-21
John 6:1-21


October

October 7
Job 1:1, 2:1-10 and Psalm 26
or Genesis 2:18-24 and Psalm 8
Hebrews 1:1-4, 2:5-12
Mark 10:2-16

October 14
Job 23:1-9, 16-17 and Psalm 22:1-15
or Amos 5:6-7, 10-15 and Psalm 90:12-17
Hebrews 4:12-16
Mark 10:17-31

October 21
Job 38:1-7 (34-41) and Psalm 104:1-9, 24, 35c
or Isaiah 53:4-12 and Psalm 91:9-16
Hebrews 5:1-10
Mark 10:35-45

October 28
Job 42:1-6, 10-17 and Psalm 34:1-8, (19-22)
or Jeremiah 31:7-9 and Psalm 126
Hebrews 7:23-28
Mark 10:46-52

September

September 2
Song of Solomon 2:8-13 and Psalm 45:1-2, 6-9
or Deuteronomy 4:1-2, 6-9 and Psalm 15
James 1:17-27
Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23

September 9
Proverbs 22:1-2, 8-9, 22-23 and Psalm 125
or Isaiah 35:4-7a and Psalm 146
James 2:1-10, 14-17 or 1-17
Mark 7:24-37

September 16
Proverbs 1:20-33 and Psalm 19
or Isaiah 50:4-9a and Psalm 116:1-9
James 3:1-12
Mark 8:27-38

September 23
Proverbs 31:10-31 and Psalm 1
or Jeremiah 11:18-20 and Psalm 54
James 3:13-4:3, 7-8a
Mark 9:30-37

September 30
Esther 7:1-6, 9-10, 9:20-22 and Psalm 124
or Numbers 11:4-6, 10-16, 24-29 and Psalm 19:7-14
James 5:13-20
Mark 9:38-50


December

December 2 (First Sunday of Advent)
Jeremiah 33:14-16
Psalm 25:1-10
1 Thessalonians 3:9-13
Luke 21:25-36

December 9 (Second Sunday of Advent)
Malachi 3:1-4
Luke 1:68-79
Philippians 1:3-11
Luke 3:1-6

December 16 (Third Sunday of Advent)
Zephaniah 3:14-20
Isaiah 12:2-6
Philippians 4:4-7
Luke 3:7-18

December 23 (Fourth Sunday of Advent)
Micah 5:2-5a
Luke 1:46b-55 or Psalm 80:1-7
Hebrews 10:5-10
Luke 1:39-45 or 39-55

December 30
1 Samuel 2:18-20, 26
Psalm 148
Colossians 3:12-17
Luke 2:41-52

November

November 4
Ruth 1:1-8 and Psalm 146
or Deuteronomy 6:1-9 and Psalm 119:1-8
Hebrews 9:11-14
Mark 12:28-34

November 11
Ruth 3:1-5, 4:13-17 and Psalm 127
or 1 Kings 17:8-16 and Psalm 146
Hebrews 9:24-28
Mark 12:38-44

November 18
1 Samuel 1:4-20 and 1 Samuel 2:1-10
or Daniel 12:1-3 and Psalm 16
Hebrews 10:11-14, 19-25 or 11-25
Mark 13:1-8

November 25 (Reign of Christ)
2 Samuel 23:1-7 and Psalm 132:1-12 (13-18)
or Daniel 7:9-10, 13-14 and Psalm 93
Revelation 1:4b-8
John 18:33-37