The Lectionary

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Introduction

A lectionary, if you're new to the term, is simply a pattern of readings from the bible. In Methodism we are on a three year pattern which takes us through the whole bible in that time, with one set of readings each week. This allows us to read all of the bible and make sure that we are learning from all of it rather than just from our 'favourite passages' and allows us to ensure that we appreciate and digest the whole thing.

The readings below are for the upcoming months. If you are new to the Christian faith and don't have a bible, do drop into one of our churches on a Sunday morning and we'll help you get hold of one.


Readings for February - May 2018

Lectionary Readings: Year B

February 2018:

4th

Ordinary 5

Isaiah 40:21-31

Psalm 147:1-11, 20c

1 Corinthians 9:16-23

Mark 1:29-39

11th

Sunday before Lent

2 Kings 2:1-12

Psalm 50:1-6

2 Corinthians 4:3-6

Mark 9:2-9

18th

1st of Lent

Genesis 9:8-17

Psalm 25:1-10

1 Peter 3:18-22

Mark 1:9-15

25th

2nd of Lent

Genesis 17:1-7,15-16

Psalm 22:23-31

Romans 4:13-25

Mark 8:31-38

March 2018:

4th

3rd in Lent

Exodus 20:1-17

Psalm 19

1 Corinthians 1:18-25

John 2:13-22

11th

 

4th in Lent

Numbers 21:4-9

Psalm 107:1-3, 17-22

Ephesians 2:1-10

John 3:14-21

18th

5th in Lent

Jeremiah 31:31-34

Psalm 51:1-12 or Psalm 119:9-16

Hebrews 5:5-10

John 12:20-33

25th

 

Palm Sunday

Mark 11:1-11 or John 12:12-16

Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29

Isaiah 50:4-9a

Psalm 31:9-16 Philippians 2:5-11

Mark 14:1 – 15:47 or Mark 15:1-39 (4—47)

April 2018:                                                     

1st

Easter Day

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

8th

2nd of Easter

Acts 4:32-35

Psalm 133

1 John 1:1 – 2:2

John 20:19-31

15th

3rd of Easter

Acts 3:12-19

Psalm 4

1 John 3:1-7

Luke 24:36b-48

22nd

4th of Easter

Acts 4:5-12

Psalm 23

1 John 3:16-24

John 10:11-18

29th

5th of Easter

Acts 8:26-40

Psalm 22:25-31

1 John 4:7-21

John 15:1-8

May 2018:

6th

6th of Easter

Acts 10:44-48

Psalm 98

1 John 5:1-6

John 15:9-17

13th

7th of Easter

Acts 1:15-17, 21-26

Psalm 1

1 John 5:9-13

John 17:6-19

20th

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

27th

Trinity Sunday

Isaiah 6:1-8

Psalm 29

Romans 8:12-17

John 3:1-17

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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