Lectionary Pericopes

Readings for Sundays and Festival Days

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Date Day (Color) Lutheran Worship
(LCMS) Texts
Revised Common Lectionary Texts
  Series A 2016-2017  
December 4 Second Sunday in Advent (Blue or Violet)

Isaiah 11:1-10, Psalm 72:1-7, Romans 15:4-13, 

Matthew 3:1-12

Isaiah 11:1-10 Psalm 72:1-7, 18-19

Romans 15:4-13 Matthew 3:1-12

December 11 Third Sunday in Advent (Blue or Violet)

Isaiah 35:1-10, Psalm 146, James 5:7-11, Matthew 11:2-15

Isaiah 35:1-10 Psalm 146:5-10
or
Luke 1:46b-55 James 5:7-10 Matthew 11:2-11
December 18 Fourth Sunday in Advent (Blue or Violet) Isaiah 7:10-17, Psalm 24, Romans 1:1-7, Matthew 1:18-25

Isaiah 7:10-16 Psalm 80:1-7, 17-19

Romans 1:1-7 Matthew 1:18-25

December 24 The Nativity of our Lord/Christmas Eve (White) Isaiah 7:10-14, Psalm 110:1-4, 1 John 4:7-16, Matthew 1:18-25 Isaiah 9:2-7, Psalm 96,   Titus 2:11-14 Luke 2:1-14, (15-20)
December 24 The Nativity of our Lord/Christmas Eve Midnight (White) Isaiah 9:2-7, Psalm 96,         Titus 2:11-14, Luke 2:1-14 (15-20)

Isaiah 62:6-12, Psalm 97,   Titus 3:4-7 Luke 2:(1-7), 8-20

December 25 The Nativity of our Lord/Christmas Day (White)

Isaiah 52:7-10, Psalm 2, Hebrews 1:1-6 (7-12),         John 1:1-14 (15-18)

Isaiah 52:7-10, Psalm 98, Hebrews 1:1-4, (5-12)         John 1:1-14

January 1 First Sunday after Christmas (White); Circumcision of Jesus Numbers 6:22-27, Psalm 8, Galatians 3:23-29,              Luke 2:21 Numbers 6:22-27,            Psalm 8, Galatians 4:4-7
or
Philippians 2:5-11,              Luke 2:15-21
January 6 The Epiphany of our Lord (White) Isaiah 60:1-6, Psalm 72:1-11 (12-15), Ephesians 3:1-12,        Matthew 2:1-12 Isaiah 60:1-6, Psalm 72:1-7, 10-14, Ephesians 3:1-12,        Matthew 2:1-12
January 8 The Baptism of our Lord/First Sunday after Epiphany (White) Isaiah 42:1-9, Psalm 29, Romans 6:1-11,  Matthew 3:13-17 Isaiah 42:1-9, Psalm 29,    Acts 10:34-43, Matthew 3:13-17
January 15 Second Sunday after the Epiphany
(Green)
Isaiah 49:1-7, Psalm 40:1-11, 1 Corinthians 1:1-9,          John 1:29-42a Isaiah 49:1-7, Psalm 40:1-11, 1 Corinthians 1:1-9,          John 1:29-42

January 22 Third Sunday after the Epiphany
(Green)
Isaiah 9:1-4, Psalm 27:1-9 (10-14),            1 Corinthians 1:10-18, Matthew 4:12-25 Isaiah 9:1-4, Psalm 27:1, 4-9, 1 Corinthians 1:10-18, Matthew 4:12-23
January 29 Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany
(Green)
Micah 6:1-8, Psalm 15,           1 Corinthians 1:18-31, Matthew 5:1-12

Micah 6:1-8, Psalm 15,         1 Corinthians 1:18-31, Matthew 5:1-12

February 5 Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany
(Green)
Isaiah 58:3-9a, Psalm 112:1-9,   1 Corinthians 2:1-12 (13-16), Matthew 5:13-20 Isaiah 58:1-9a (9b-12),    Psalm 112:1-9 (10),                 1 Corinthians 2:1-12 (13-16), Matthew 5:13-20

 

February 12 Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany
(Green)
Deuteronomy 30:15-20,  Psalm 119:1-8, 1 Corinthians 3:1-9,     Matthew 5:21-37 Deuteronomy 30:15-20,  Psalm 119:1-8, 1 Corinthians 3:1-9,   Matthew 5:21-37
February 19 Seventh Sunday after the Epiphany
(Green)
Leviticus 19:1-2, 9-18,     Psalm 119:33-40,                      1 Corinthians 3:10-23,   Matthew 5:38-48 Leviticus 19:1-2, 9-18,     Psalm 119:33-40,                    1 Corinthians 3:10-11, 16-23, Matthew 5:38-48

 

February 26 The Transfiguration of our Lord (White) Exodus 24:8-18,  Psalm 2:6-12,  2 Peter 1:16-21,        Matthew 17:1-9

Exodus 24:12-18,            Psalm 2
or
Psalm 99,         2 Peter 1:16-21 Matthew 17:1-9

March 1  Ash Wednesday (Black or Violet) Joel 2: 12-19;  Psalm 51:1-13 (14-19); 2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10; Matthew 6:1-6,16-21  Joel 2:1-2, 12-17 or Isaiah 58:1-12; Psalm 51:1-17; 2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10; Matthew 6:1-6,16-21
March 5 First Sunday in Lent (Violet) Genesis 3:1-21; Psalm 32:1-7; Romans 5:12-19; Matthew 4:1-11 Genesis 2:15-17, 3:1-7; Psalm 32; Romans 5:12-19; Matthew 4:1-11
March 12 Second Sunday in Lent (Violet) Genesis 12:1-9; Psalm 121; Romans 4:1-8, 13-17; John 3:1-17 Genesis 12:1-4a; Psalm 121; Romans 4:1-5, 13-17; John 3:1-17
March 19 Third Sunday in Lent (Violet) Exodus 17:1-7 or 2 Samuel 7:4-16; Psalm 95:1-9 or 127; Romans 5:1-8 or Romans 4:13-18; John 4:5-26 (27-30, 39-42) or Matthew 2:13-15, 19-23 Exodus 17:1-7, Psalm 95; Romans 5:1-11; John 4:5-42
March 26 Fourth Sunday in Lent (Purple) Isaiah 42:14-21; Psalm 142; Ephesians 5:8-14; John 9:1-41 or John 9:1-7, 13-17, 34-39 1 Samuel 16:1-13; Psalm 23; Ephesians 5:8-14; John 9:1-41
April 2 Fifth Sunday in  Lent (Violet) Ezekiel 37:1-14; Psalm 130; Romans 8:1-11; John 11:1-45 (46-53) or John 11:17-27, 38-53 Exekiel 37:1-14; Psalm 130; Romasn 8:6-11; John 11:1-45
 April 9 Palm Sunday or Sunday of the Passion (Scarlet or Violet) Isaiah 50:4-9a; Psalm 118:19-29 or 31:9-16; Philippians 2:5-11; John 12:12-19 (Palm Sunday Procession) and Matthew 26:1-27:66 or Matthew 27:11-66 or John 12:20-43 Isaiah 50:4-9a; Psalm 31:9-16; Philippians 2:5-11; Matthew 26:14-27:66 or Matthew 27:11-54
April 14 Good Friday (Black) Isaiah 52:13-53:12; Psalm 22 or 31; Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9; John 18:1-19:42 or John 19:17-30 or John 20:1-18 Isaiah 52:13-53:12; Psalm 22; Hebrews 10:16-25 or Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9; John 18:1-19:42
April 16 The Resurrection of Our Lord, Easter Day (Gold) Jeremiah 31:1-6; Psalm 16; Colossians 3:1-4; John 20:1-18 Acts 10:34-43 or Jeremiah 31:1-6; Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24; Colossians 3:1-4 or Acts 10:34-43; Matthew 28:1-10 or John 20:1-18
 April 23 Second Sunday of Easter (White) Acts 5:29-42; Psalm 148; 1 Peter 1:3-9; John 20:19-31 Acts 2:14a, 22-32; Psalm 16; 1 Peter 1:3-9; John 20:19-31
April 30 Third Sunday of Easter (White) Acts 2:14a, 36-41; Psalm 116:1-14; 1 Peter 1:17-25; Luke 24:13-35 Acts 2:14a, 36-41; Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19; 1 Peter 1:17-23; Luke 24:13-35
May 7 Fourth Sunday of Easter (White) Acts 2:42-47; Psalm 23; 1 Peter 2:19-25; John 10:1-10 Acts 2:42-47; Psalm 23; 1 Peter 2:19-25; John 10:1-10
May 14 Fifth Sunday of Easter (White) Acts 6:1-9; 7:2a, 51-60; Psalm 146; 1 Peter 2:2-10; John 14:1-14  Acts 7:55-60; Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16; 1 Peter 2:2-10; John 14:1-14
May 21 Sixth Sunday of Easter (White) Acts 17:16-31; Psalm 66:8-20; 1 Peter 3:13-22; John 14:15-21 Acts 17:22-31; Psalm 66:8-20; 1 Peter 3:13-22; John 14:15-21
May 28 Seventh Sunday of Easter (White)  Acts 1:12-26; Psalm 68:1-10; 1 Peter 4:12-19; 5:6-11; John 17:1-11 Acts 1:6-14; Psalm 68:1-10, 32-35; 1 Peter 4:12-14; 5:6-11; John 17:1-11
June 4 The Day of Pentecost (Red) Numbers 11:24-30; Psalm 25:1-15; Acts 2:1-21; John 7:37-39 Acts 2:1-21 or Numbers 11:24-30; Psalm 104:24-34, 35b; 1 Corinthians 12:3b-13 or Acts 2:1-21; John 20:19-23 or 7:37-39
June 11 The Holy Trinity (White)

Genesis 1:1-2:4a or Isaiah 42:5-12; Psalm 8 or 112; Acts 2:14a, 22-36 or Acts 11:19-30; 13:1-3; Matthew 28:16-20 or Mark 6:7-13

Genesis 1:1-2:4a; Psalm 8; 2 Corinthians 13:11-13; Matthew 28:16-20
June 18 Second Sunday after Pentecost (Green) Psalm 100; Exodus 19:2-8; Romans 5:6-15; Matthew 9:35-10:8 (9-20) Exodus 19:2-8a; Psalm 100; Romans 5:1-8; Matthew 9:35-10:8 (9-23)
June 25 Third Sunday after Pentecost (Green)  Jeremiah 20:7-13; Psalm 91:1-10 (11-16); Romans 6:12-23; Matthew 10:5a, 21-33 Jeremiah 20:7-13; Psalm 69:7-10 (11-15) 16-18; Romans 6:1b-11; Matthew 10:24-39
July 2  Fourth Sunday after Pentecost (Green) Jeremiah 28:5-9; Psalm 119:153-160; Romans 7:1-13; Matthew 10:34-42  Jeremiah 28:5-9; Psalm 89:1-4,15-18; Romans 6:12-23; Matthew 10:40-42
July 9 Fifth Sunday after Pentecost (Green) Zechariah 9:9-12; Psalm 145:1-14; Romans 7:14-25a; Matthew 11:25-30 Zechariah 9:9-12; Psalm 145:8-14; Romans 7:15-25a; Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30
July 16  Sixth Sunday after Pentecost (Green) Isaiah 55:10-13; Psalm 65:(1-8) 9-13; Romans 8:12-17; Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 Isaiah 55:10-13; Psalm 65:(1-8) 9-13; Romans 8:1-11; Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23
July 23 Seventh Sunday after Pentecost (Green) Isaiah 44:6-8; Psalm 119:57-64; Romans 8:18-27; Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 Isaiah 44:6-8; Psalm 86:11-17; Romans 8:12-25; Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
July 30 Eighth Sunday after Pentecost (Green) Deuteronomy 7:6-9; Psalm 125; Romans 8:28-39; Matthew 13:44-52 1 Kings 3:5-12; Psalm 119:129-136; Romans 8:26-39; Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52
August 6 Ninth Sunday after Pentecost

Isaiah 55:1-5; Psalm 136:1-9 (23-26); Romans 9:1-5 (6-13); Matthew 14:13-21

Isaiah 55:1-5; Psalm 145:8-9, 14-21; Romans 9:1-5; Matthew 14:13-21
August 13 Tenth Sunday after Pentecost (Green) Job 38:4-18; Psalm 18:1-9 (7-16); Romans 10:5-17; Matthew 14:22-33 1 Kings 19:9-18; Psalm 85:8-13; Romans 10:5-15; Matthew 14:22-33
August 20 Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost (Green) Isaiah 56:1, 6-8; Psalm 67; Romans 11:1-2a,13-15, 28-32; Matthew 15:21-28 Isaiah 56: 1, 6-8; Psalm 67; Romans 11:1-2a, 29-32; Matthew 15: (10-20) 21-28
August 27 Twelth Sunday after Pentecost Isaiah 51:1-6; Psalm 138; Romans 11:33-12:8; Matthew 16:13-20 Isaiah 51:1-6; Psalm 138; Romans 12:1-8; Matthew 16:13-20
       
       

 

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