Lectionary Reference Index

Bible Reference Index

 

Genesis 1:2 Symbols:  The Dove and the Star
Genesis 2:7-9 Original Sin is erased by baptism
Genesis 3:1-7 Original Sin is erased by baptism
Genesis 4:15, 23-24 The Forgiveness of God
Genesis 8:1 The Faithful See Christ the King  
Genesis 8:8 Symbols:  The Dove and the Star
Genesis 11:1-9 Multiple choice for Pentecost
Genesis 12:1-4a, 2 God’s grace is shown in his Son .
Genesis 15:5-12,17-18 We look to the light of the resurrection  .
Lent Trains us in Christian Obedience 
Trust in God brings Hope  
Genesis 17:5 Trust in God brings Hope  
Genesis 19:29 The Faithful See Christ the King 
Genesis 22:1-2,9a,10-13,15-18 Faith helps, offers a dimension of hope .
Genesis 22:2 Faith/Light vs. Unbelief/Darkness
Genesis 32:22-32 Deserts
Exodus 2:24 The Faithful See Christ the King 
Exodus 3:1-8a,13-15 Mirror God’s love, forgiveness to mankind  .
Deserts .
Failing faithful need water-giving Rock
Exodus  3: 14 Truly this man was God’s Son
Exodus 6:2-3 Deserts
Exodus 6:5 The Faithful See Christ the King   
Exodus 12:21-23 Traditions
Exodus 13: 1-2 Gospel Serves a Spiritual Feast  
Exodus  15:24,15:2,7,12 Christ in the Eucharist
Exodus 16: 2-4,12-15, 31a Too Much is Not Enough
Exodus 16:10 This is my Son, the Beloved 
Exodus 17: 1-7 Leadership is Proven by Survival .
Exodus 17: 3-7 Jesus died for us even though we sin .
Drink from the “Living Water” of Christ .
Exodus 19: 3-8, 16-20 Multiple Choice for Pentecost
Exodus 19:24 Trust in God brings Hope
Exodus 22:20-26 Spread God’s word by talk, imitation.
Exodus 23:15 Traditions
Exodus 24:15 The Goal of Lent
Exodus 32:7-11,13-14 Jesus came to save and forgive.
Exodus 34:18,25 Traditions
Exodus 34:28 Penance and Victory
Leviticus 12:2-8 Gospel Serves a Spiritual Feast
Leviticus 12:8 Symbols:  The Dove and the Star
Leviticus 19:17 Resolving Conflicts
Numbers 20: 1-13 Leadership is Proven by Survival
Numbers 20: 7-12 Failing faithful need water-giving Rock .
Numbers 21: 4-9 Faith/Light vs. Unbelief/Darkness
Numbers 21: 17 Failing faithful need water-giving Rock .
Numbers 22:24 Symbols:  The Dove and the Star
Numbers 24:17 Jesus: a Child of the Universe
Symbols:  The Dove and the Star
Deuteronomy 6:13,16 Leadership is Proven by Survival
Deuteronomy 8:2 Penance and Victory 
Deuteronomy 8:3 Leadership is Proven by Survival 
Deuteronomy 9:7-9 Leadership is Proven by Survival
Deuteronomy 18: 18 The Goal of Lent
Deuteronomy 18:15 This is my Son, the Beloved
Deuteronomy 18:18 John Sets Example of Humility
Deuteronomy 19:15 Resolving Conflict
Deuteronomy 25:5-6 Hope in Afterlife Reduces Anxiety
Deuteronomy 26:4-10 Temptation is before us, do not swerve  .
Lent Opens With a Powerful Creed
Deuteronomy 32:48-52 Leadership is Proven by Survival 
Deuteronomy 34:6 This is my Son, the Beloved 
Deuteronomy 34:9 The Goal of Lent
Joshua 5:9a,10,12 Traditions .
Reconciliation Empowers Us .
Judges 3: 5-7 Leadership is Proven by Survival  
1 Samuel 1:19 The Faithful See Christ the King
1 Samuel 16:1b,6-7,10-13a Through grace we turn to light .
Confront Social Blindness .
2 Samuel 7: Trust in God brings Hope .
2 Samuel 7:1-5,8b,12,14a, 16 Jesus’ birth is news for the world .
1 Kings 17:1-16 Rookie Prophet
1 Kings 17:10-16 Would you be the scribe or the widow?  .
1 Kings 19:8 Penance and Victory
The Goal of Lent
2 Kings 2:11 John Sets Example of Humility
This is my Son, the Beloved
2 Kings 2:15 The Goal of Lent .
2 Kings 4:42-44 Bishops really want to do God’s will .
2 Kings 5:1-14 Rookie Prophet
2 Kings 23:21-23 Traditions
2 Chronicles Traditions .
Psalms 18:2-4,47,511 Spread God’s word by talk, imitation .
Psalms 29:1-4, 9-10 Christmas embraces rich and poor .   
Psalms 34:2-9 Taste and see the goodness of Jesus .
Psalms 55:6,68:13, Symbols:  The Dove and the Star .
Psalms 63:2-81 Trumpets proclaim coming of Christ .
Psalms 72: Jesus Came to Save Every One Of Us .
Psalms 72: 1-2,7-8,10-11 Christmas embraces rich and poor .   
Psalms 72:10-11 Jesus: a Child of the Universe
Psalms 74:19 Symbols:  The Dove and the Star .
Psalms 78:3-4,23-25,54 Taste and see the goodness of Jesus .
Psalms 80:2-3,15-16,18-19 Tis the season of getting a savior .
Psalms 85:9-14 Lord’s peace will spring from justice .
Psalms 89 Trust in God brings Hope .
Psalms 89:2-5,27,29 Jesus’ birth is news for the world .
Psalms 95: 8-11 Leadership is Proven by Survival  .
Psalms 96:1,3-5,7-11 Give God thanks for who we are  .
Psalms 98:1-6 Jesus’ birth is news for the world .
Psalms 106:25 Christ in the Eucharist .
Psalms 131:1-8 Toil, gentle persuasion spreads Gospel  .
Job 38:1, 8-11 God comes in wind, sea, bread, wine  .
Ezekiel 2: 2-52 Jesus Can Work The Impossible .
Ezekiel 37:12-14 The Spirit equips us for paradise .
Ezekiel 17: 5-19,19: 10-14 Jesus is Vine and Vine Dresser
Ezekiel 32: 7-8 Christ Will Reign In Triumph
Ezekiel 37:1-14 Multiple choice for Pentecost 
Daniel 7: 13-14 Christ shows us how to stand up for the truth  .
Christ Will Reign In Triumph
Daniel 9:24-27 How Does God Meet Humanity ?
Daniel 9:25 John Sets Example of Humility
Daniel 7:13-14 The King has Ultimate Authority
Daniel 12:1-3 There is living, dying, and yes, living forever  .
Hosea 7:11,11:11 Symbols:  The Dove and the Star
Joel 2:10, 31 Christ Will Reign In Triumph
Joel 3:1-5 Multiple choice for Pentecost
Joel 3: 15 Christ Will Reign In Triumph
Amos 8:4-71 God reminds us to practice justice  .
Jonah 3:1-5, 10 Responses to God’s Call Vary
Micah 5: 1-4a Do the will of God to please God
Zephariah 3:14-18a Advent is the best antidepressant .
Malachi 1:14b-2,26,8-10 Toil, gentle persuasion spreads Gospel  .
Malachi 3:1 Believing Through Others’ Eyes
Malachi 3:1, 23 John Sets Example of Humility
Malachi 3:19-20 Stay Focused on the Big Picture
Malachi 3:23-24 This is my Son, the Beloved  
2 Maccabees 7:1,2,9-14 Hope in Afterlife Reduces Anxiety
2 Maccabees 12:44-45 All Souls Day
Sirach 48:10 The Goal of Lent
Baruch 5:1-9 Discern what is of value this Advent .
Wisdom 1:13-15, 2:23-24  Jesus Can Work The Impossible .
Wisdom 6:12-16 Trumpets proclaim coming of Christ  .
Wisdom 9:13-18b Must we ‘hate’ our mother, father?
Wisdom 16: 5-7 Salvation Comes From God’s Love
Wisdom 18: 6-9 Jesus Warns Us to Be Prepared 
Isaiah 5: 1-7 Jesus is Vine and Vine Dresser .
Jesus authority cannot be bettered .
Isaiah 7: 10-14 Advent calms a hectic season .
Isaiah 9: 1-2 The Ministry of Jesus
Isaiah 9: 1-6 Christmas:   Did you hear what I heard?
Isaiah 13:10,34:4 Christ Will Reign In Triumph
Isaiah 25: 6-9 All Souls Day
Isaiah 25: 6-10a Christ invites us to the kingdom 
Isaiah 29:13 Confrontation
Isaiah 35:1-6a, 10:  Believing Through Others’ Eyes
Isaiah 35:4-7a Humans are equal in the sight of God.
Mark’s Story Even Better in the Telling .
Isaiah 38:18-19 Hope in Afterlife Reduces Anxiety .
Isaiah 40:1-5,9-11 Advent Prepares the Way .
Lord’s peace will spring from justice.
Isaiah 42:1-4,6,7 Christmas embraces rich and poor.
Isaiah 43:16-21 Exodus From Sin .
Nothing Else Matters but Christ .
Isaiah 45:1,4-6 Give God thanks for who we are  .
Isaiah 45: 1,4-61 Church and state support each other .
Isaiah 50:4-7 The cross we carry has meaning .
Isaiah 50:5-9a How Well Do You Really Know  Jesus?
Isaiah 50:7 Jesus Preaches to All
Isaiah 52:7-10 Christmas:   Did you hear what I heard? .
Jesus’ birth is news for the world .
Isaiah 53:9 Reconciliation Empowers Us
Isaiah 54:13 Christ in the Eucharis
Isaiah 58:6 This Scripture has been Fulfilled .
Isaiah 60:1-6 Jesus Came to Save Every One Of Us .
Christmas embraces rich and poor .
Isaiah 60: 6,9,11,13 Jesus: a Child of the Universe
Isaiah 61:1,2 This Scripture has been Fulfilled  .
Isaiah 61:1-2a Mary’s Magnificat is Christmas joy .
Isaiah 62:1-5 Christmas:   Did you hear what I heard?
Isaiah 62:11-12 Christmas:   Did you hear what I heard?
Isaiah 63:16b-17,19b,64:2-7 Tis the season of getting a savior .
Isaiah 66:10-11 Salvation Comes From God’s Love
Jeremiah 2:21,5:10,8:13,12:10 Jesus is Vine and Vine Dresser .
Jeremiah 18:4-6,8-10 Jesus Warns Us to Be Prepared  
Jeremiah 23:1-6 Bishops really want to do God’s will .
Jeremiah 31:27-37 Trust in God brings Hope 
Jeremiah 31:34 Christ in the Eucharist
Jeremiah 33:14-16 Advent teaches giving, charity, love .
Matthew 1:1-16 Have Your Best Lent Ever:  A Step-by-Step 
Guide to Lenten and Easter Fulfillment  .
Matthew 1:1-24 Christmas:   Did you hear what I heard?
Matthew 1:12-15 Jesus Waged War on Satan .
Matthew 1:18-24 Advent calms a hectic season .
Matthew 1:18-25 Christmas:   Did you hear what I heard?
Matthew 1:21 The Faithful See Christ the King 
Matthew 2: 1-12 Music gives life to our anticipation, joy 
Christmas embraces rich and poor .
Jesus Came to Save Every One Of Us
 .
Symbols:  The Dove and the Star
Matthew 2: 18-25 Matthew Tells a Different Christmas Story
Matthew  3:10 Jesus is Vine and Vine Dresser
Matthew 4:1-11 Original Sin is erased by baptism .
Matthew 4:12-23:  The Ministry of Jesus
Matthew 5: 1-12:  Discussion on the Beatitudes
Matthew 5: 13-16 Salt and Light
Matthew 5:23-25 The Forgiveness of God
Matthew 6:9-13 Jesus Teaches Us How To Pray
Matthew 6:12,14, 15 The Forgiveness of God
Matthew 9:36-10:8 Jesus Never Said It Would Be Easy
Matthew 10:26-33,37-42 Jesus Never Said It Would Be Easy
Matthew 11:2-11 Believing Through Others’ Eyes
Matthew 11:25-30 Parables Hide Truth From Unbelievers
Matthew 12:32 All Souls Day
Matthew 13:1-23 Parables Hide Truth From Unbelievers
Matthew  13:30 Jesus is Vine and Vine Dresser
Matthew 14:3-12 Preparing the Way of the Lord: Advent & John
 the Baptist
Matthew 17:1-9 God’s grace is shown in his Son .
Matthew 18:15-20 Resolving Conflicts
Matthew 18:21-35 The Forgiveness of God
Matthew 20:1-16 The Generosity of Jesus
Matthew 21:1-11 The cross we carry has meaning.
Matthew 21:33-43 Jesus authority cannot be bettered .
Matthew 22:1-14 Christ invites us to the kingdom .
Matthew 22:15-21 Give God thanks for who we are .
Church and state support each other
Matthew 22:34-40 Spread God’s word by talk, imitation .
Matthew 23:1-12 Toil, gentle persuasion spreads Gospel .
Why are priests called Father?
Matthew 23:1-36 Jesus praises Dishonesty?
Matthew 25:1-13 Trumpets proclaim coming of Christ .
Matthew 25:31-46 Sheep, Goats Equally Surprised
Matthew 26:2 Traditions
Matthew 26:14-27,27:66 or
Matthew 27:11-54
The cross we carry has meaning .
Mark 1:1-8 Advent Prepares the Way
Lord’s peace will spring from justice .
Mark 1:7-11   Symbols:  The Dove and the Star .
Christmas embraces rich and poor .
Mark 1:11,16-20, 29, 5:37 This is my Son, the Beloved 
Mark 1:11,16-20, 29, 5:37 This is my Son, the Beloved
Mark 1: 12-15 Jesus Waged War on Satan
Mark 1: 13 Leadership is Proven by Survival
Mark 1: 14-20 Responses to God’s Call Vary
Mark 1: 21-28, 34 Demon Identifies Jesus’ Mission
Mark 1: 29-39 Jesus Always Valued the Individual
Mark 1: 40-45,3:5 Mark Tells of Messianic Secrets
Mark 3: 6, 22 Confrontation  .
Mark 4: 35-41 God comes in wind, sea, bread, wine  .
Mark 5:21-24, 35b-43 God gives enough wealth and health .
Mark 5:21-43 Jesus Can Work The Impossible .
Mark 6: 1-6 God gives enough wealth and health  .
Jesus Can Work The Impossible
Mark 6:14-29 Preparing the Way of the Lord: Advent & John
 the Baptist
 .
Mark 6:30-34 Bishops really want to do God’s will.
Mark 7:1-8,14,15,21-23 Confrontation
Mark 7:24-30 Jesus praises Dishonesty?
Mark 7: 31-37 Humans are equal in the sight of God .
Mark’s Story Even Better in the Telling
It’s a Secret:  Don’t tell Anyone
Mark 8:14-33 Too Much is Not Enough
Mark 8:27-35 All Souls Day
It’s a Secret:  Don’t tell Anyone
How Well Do You Really Know  Jesus?
Mark 8:29, 9:13 This is my Son, the Beloved 
Mark 9:2-10 Faith helps, offers a dimension of hope .
Mark 9:30-37 Greatness Will Come From Helplessness
Mark 9:38-43,45,48-57 Jesus Wants Leaders Who Lead
Mark 10:14 Mark Tells of Messianic Secrets
Mark 11:15 Symbols:  The Dove and the Star
Mark 11:25 The Forgiveness of God
Mark 12:38-44: 12:41-44 Would you be the scribe or the widow?  .
Mark 13:24-32 Christ Will Reign In Triumph   .
There is living, dying, and yes, living forever  .
Mark 13:33-37: Do we lead or do we follow? .
Tis the season of getting a savior .
Mark 14:12-16,22-26 God comes in wind, sea, bread, wine  .
Mark 14:12-26 Jesus is Vine and Vine Dresser
Mark 14: 15: Truly this man was God’s Son
Mark 14:28 We Must Tell the Good News
Mark 15:37 Demon Identifies Jesus’ Mission
Mark 15:40-47 We Must Tell the Good News
Mark 16:1-8 We Must Tell the Good News
Mark 16:19 Back to Basics
Luke 1:1-4 This Scripture has been Fulfilled
Luke 1:5-38,57-66 Preparing the Way of the Lord: Advent & John
 the Baptist

Miraculous Conception of Jesus Christ .
Luke 1:26-38 Jesus’ birth is news for the world .
Luke 1:39-45 Do the will of God to please God .
Luke 1:46-50,53-54 Mary’s Magnificat is Christmas joy .
Luke 2:1-7 Preparing the Way of the Lord: Advent & John
 the Baptist
Luke 2:1-14 Jesus’ birth is news for the world .
Luke 2:1-14,15-20 Christmas:   Did you hear what I heard?
Luke 2:4 Symbols:  The Dove and the Star
Luke 2:22-40 Miraculous Conception of Jesus Christ
Matthew Tells a Different Christmas Story
Gospel Serves a Spiritual Feast
Luke 2: 41-52 Music gives life to our anticipation, joy  .
Luke 2:46 The Prodigal Son
Luke 3:1-6 Discern what is of value this Advent .
Luke 3:10-18 Advent is the best antidepressant .
Luke 4:1-13 Temptation is before us, do not swerve  .
Leadership is Proven by Survival
Penance and Victory .
Lent Opens With a Powerful Creed .
Luke 4:14-21 This Scripture has been Fulfilled
Luke 4:21-30 Rookie Prophet
Luke 6:20-26 Discussion on the Beatitudes
Luke 6:27 Must we ‘hate’ our mother, father?
Luke 6:37 The Forgiveness of God
Luke 8:1-3 Jesus Teaches Us How To Pray
Luke 9:11b-17 God is revealed in simple ‘sound bites’.
Body & Blood of the Lord
Luke 9:18-24 Jesus Preaches to All
Luke 9:28-43 The Goal of Lent
Luke 9:28b-36 We look to the light of the resurrection  .
Lent Trains us in Christian Obedience 
Luke 9:51 All Need Repentance
Luke 9:51-62 Live by the Spirit, you will be set free .
Jesus Preaches to All
Luke 10:1-9 Live by the Spirit, you will be set free .
God is revealed in simple ‘sound bites’ .
Luke 10:25-37 Christianity is about being generous .
Luke 10:37 Must we ‘hate’ our mother, father?
Luke 10:38 Jesus Preaches to All
Luke 10:38-42 Christianity is about being generous.
Jesus Teaches Us How To Pray
Luke 11:1-13 Jesus Teaches Us How To Pray
Luke 11:4 The Forgiveness of God
Luke 12: 32-53 Jesus Warns Us to Be Prepared   .
Luke 13:1-9 Mirror God’s love, forgiveness to mankind  .
Failing faithful need water-giving Rock .
Luke 13:31 Jesus Preaches to All
Luke 14:25-53 Must we ‘hate’ our mother, father?
Luke 15:1-2,11-32 The Prodigal Son .
Luke 15:1-3, 11-32 When the poor cry out, God rescues them  .
Reconciliation Empowers Us .
Luke 15:1-32 Jesus came to save and forgive .
Luke 16:1-13 Jesus praises Dishonesty? .
God reminds us to practice justice .
Luke 16:19-31 Lazarus and the Rich Man
Luke 17:4 The Forgiveness of God
Luke 18:35 Jesus Preaches to All
Luke 19:11,28 Jesus Preaches to All
Luke 20:27-38 Hope in Afterlife Reduces Anxiety
Luke 21:5-19 Stay Focused on the Big Picture
Luke 21:25-28,34-36 Advent teaches giving, charity, love .
Luke 22:3 Penance and Victory
Luke 22:3,51,53 Leadership is Proven by Survival
Luke 23:35-43 The Faithful See Christ the King 
Luke 24: 13-35 Emmaus:  a journey in human history
Luke 24:51 Back to Basics
John 1:1-18 Christmas:   Did you hear what I heard?
John 1:6-8,19-28 Jesus Appears in Midstream
John sets example of humility .
Mary’s Magnificat is Christmas joy.
John  1:14 Discipleship is Risky Business
John 1:49 The King has Ultimate Authority
John 2:4 No Pain, No Gain
John 2:11 A Banquet Awaits the Faithful
John 2:13-22 Solemnity of the Dedication of St. John Lateran
John 2:13-25 Lent Inspires Spiritual Renewal
Wonder Seekers Miss the Point
John 2:14 Symbols:  The Dove and the Star
John 2:15 Jesus praises Dishonesty?
John 3:2 The Ministry of Jesus
John 3:5 Reconciliation Empowers Us
John 3:14-21 Faith/Light vs. Unbelief/Darkness
Salvation Comes From God’s Love
John 3:16-18 The Body of Christ and the Trinity 
John 3:46 Reconciliation Empowers Us
John 4:5-15,19b-26,39a,40-42 Jesus died for us even though we sin .
John 4:5-32 The Samarian Woman
John 4:5-42 Drink from the “Living Water” of Christ
Lent Inspires Spiritual Renewal

Wonder Seekers Miss the Point
John 4:10 Salvation Comes From God’s Love .
John 6:1-15 Bishops really want to do God’s will .
John 6:4 Traditions
John 6:15 The King has Ultimate Authority .
John 6:24-35 Taste and see the goodness of Jesus .
John 6:41-51 Christ in the Eucharist .
Taste and see the goodness of Jesus .
John 6:51-59 The Body of Christ and the Trinity
Christ in the Eucharist
John 6:60-69 Confrontation
John 7:6,8,30 No Pain, No Gain 
John  8: Jesus Lays Down the Law:  Love .
John 8: 1-11 Nothing Else Matters but Christ
John 8:12, 9:5 Salt and Light
John 8:20 No Pain, No Gain
John 9:1,6-9,13-17,34-38 Through grace we turn to light .
Confront Social Blindness .
John 9:13 This is my Son, the Beloved 
John 9:25 Amazing Grace
John 10: 1-10 Jesus, Savior is the gate of salvation .
John 10:30,38 Back to Basics
John 11: 1-44,45,53 Jesus Demonstrates Power over Death
John 11:3-7,17,20-27,33b-45 The Spirit equips us for paradise .
John 12:13,15 The King has Ultimate Authority
John 12:20-39 No Pain, No Gain
John 13:17, 15:1-8 Jesus is Vine and Vine Dresser
John 13:34-38 Back to Basics
John 14: 1-12 Jesus is the way to the Father
John 14:10-11,23 Back to Basics
John 14: 15-21 Jesus’ promises depend on love
John 15:5,12,17 Back to Basics
John 16:1-71 Too Much is Not Enough
John 17: Back to Basics
John  17:1 No Pain, No Gain
John  17:11-19 Jesus prays when He’s in a Jam
John 18:33-37,38 The King has Ultimate Authority 
John 18:33b-37 Christ shows us how to stand up for truth  .
John 19:39 Faith/Light vs. Unbelief/Darkness
John 20:19-23 Multiple choice for Pentecost
John 20: 19-31 Experience, appreciate God’s mystery .
Acts 1:1-11,12-14 Why are we staying in this Room?
Acts 1:9 Back to Basics
Acts 2:1-11,17-21 Multiple choice for Pentecost
Acts 2:14,22-33  Emmaus:  a journey in human history
Acts 2:14a, 36-41  Jesus, Savior is the gate of salvation
Acts 2:36 Lent Opens With a Powerful Creed
Acts 2:42-47  Experience, appreciate God’s mystery .
Acts 6: 1-71 Jesus is the way to the Father
Acts 6:2 Jesus Teaches Us How To Pray
Acts 7:55-60 Back to Basics
Acts 8:5-8, 14-17  Jesus’ promises depend on love
Acts 8:9 Jesus: a Child of the Universe
Acts 10:34-38 Jesus Came to Save Every One Of Us .
Christmas embraces rich and poor .
Acts 11:26 St. Paul’s Early Career
Acts 13:14,43-52 St. Paul’s Early Career
Acts 13:16-17,22- 25 Christmas:   Did you hear what I heard?
Acts 14:24 St. Paul’s Early Career
Acts 17:20-26 Back to Basics .
Romans 1:1-7 Advent calms a hectic season
Romans 4:3 Trust in God brings Hope .
Romans 5:1-2, 5-8 Jesus died for us even though we sin .
Drink from the “Living Water” of Christ
Romans 5:12-19 or 5-12 Original Sin is erased by baptism  .
Romans 8:8-11 The Spirit equips us for paradise .
Romans 8:31b-34 Faith helps, offers a dimension of hope .
Romans 10:8-13 Temptation is before us, do not swerve   .
Lent Opens With a Powerful Creed
Romans 10:9 Hymn Proclaims Jesus’ Exaltation .
Romans 16:25-27 Jesus’ birth is news for the world .
1 Corinthians 1:12 Discipleship is Risky Business
1 Corinthians 3:9c-11,16-17 Solemnity of the Dedication of St. John Lateran
1 Corinthians  9-5 Discipleship is Risky Business
Jesus Always Valued the Individual
1 Corinthians 10:1-6, 10-12 Mirror God’s love, forgiveness to mankind  .
Failing faithful need water-giving Rock .
1 Corinthians 11:23-26 God is revealed in simple ‘sound bites’ .
Jesus is Vine and Vine Dresser
1 Corinthians 12:3 Lent Opens With a Powerful Creed
Hymn Proclaims Jesus’ Exaltation .
1 Corinthians 12:4-31 Second Readings are Often Unexpected Gems
1 Corinthians 13: 1-13 Second Readings are Often Unexpected Gems
1 Corinthians 15:1-11,12 Second Readings are Often Unexpected Gems
1 Corinthians 15:5 Discipleship is Risky Business
1 Corinthians 15:12-26 All Souls Day
1 Corinthians 15:16-20 Second Readings are Often Unexpected Gems
1 Corinthians 15:45-49 Second Readings are Often Unexpected Gems
1 Corinthians 34:22 Discipleship is Risky Business
2 Corinthians 5:17-21 When the poor cry out, God rescues them  .
Reconciliation Empowers Us
2 Corinthians 8:7,9,13-15 God gives enough wealth and health  .
Jesus Can Work The Impossible .
2 Corinthians 12:7-10 God gives enough wealth and health 
Jesus Can Work The Impossible .
Galatians 1:18,2:9,11,14 Discipleship is Risky Business
Galatians 3:6 Trust in God brings Hope .
Galatians 5:1,13-18 Live by the Spirit, you will be set free.
Galatians 6:14-18 Live by the Spirit, you will be set free .
God is revealed in simple ‘sound bites’.
Ephesians 3:2-3a,5-6 Christmas embraces rich and poor.
Ephesians 3:6 Jesus Came to Save Every One Of Us .
Ephesians 5: 8-14 Through grace we turn to light .
Confront Social Blindness .
Philippians 1:4-6, 8-11 Discern what is of value this Advent .
Advent: Often Ignored Second Readings offer

 Great Stuff
Philippians 2:6-11 The cross we carry has meaning .
Hymn Proclaims Jesus’ Exaltation
Philippians 2:11 Lent Opens With a Powerful Creed
Deserts
Philippians 3:8-14 Nothing Else Matters but Christ .
Philippians 3:17,4:1 We look to the light of the resurrection  .
Lent Trains us in Christian Obedience 
Philippians 4:4-7 Advent is the best antidepressant .
Advent: Often Ignored Second Readings offer

 Great Stuff
Philippians 4: 6-9 Jesus authority cannot be bettered 
Philippians 4: 12-14 Christ invites us to the kingdom .
Colossians 1:15-20 Christianity is about being generous .
Colossians 1:24-28 Christianity is about being generous .
1 Thessalonians 1:1-5b Give God thanks for who we are .
Church and state support each other .
1 Thessalonians 1:5c-10 Spread God’s word by talk, imitation .
1 Thessalonians 2:7b-9,13 Toil, gentle persuasion spreads Gospel  .
1 Thessalonians 3:12, 4:2 Advent: Often Ignored Second Readings
 offer Great Stuff
Advent teaches giving, charity, love .
1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 Trumpets proclaim coming of Christ  .
1 Thessalonians 5:16-24 Mary’s Magnificat is Christmas joy .
1 Timothy 1:8b-10 God’s grace is shown in his Son .
1 Timothy 1:12-17 Jesus came to save and forgive
1 Timothy 2:1-8 God reminds us to practice justice .
Philemon 9-10,12-17 Must we ‘hate’ our mother, father?
Hebrews 1:1-6 Christmas:   Did you hear what I heard? .
Jesus’ birth is news for the world .
Hebrews 4:15 Reconciliation Empowers Us
Hebrews 9:11-15 God comes in wind, sea, bread, wine  .
Hebrews 9:24-28 Would you be the scribe or the widow?  .
Hebrews 10:5-10 Do the will of God to please God .
Advent: Often Ignored Second Readings offer

 Great Stuff
Hebrews 10:11-14, 18 There is living, dying, and yes, living forever   .
Hebrews 11:1-2,8-19 Jesus Warns Us to Be Prepared 
Hebrews 12: 1-4 Jesus Warns Us to Be Prepared   .
James 2:1-5 Humans are equal in the sight of God .
Mark’s Story Even Better in the Telling .
James 5:7-10 Believing Through Others’ Eyes
James 5:19-20 Resolving Conflicts
1 Peter 1; 3-9 Experience, appreciate God’s mystery .
1 Peter 1: 17-21 Emmaus:  a journey in human history
1 Peter 2: 4-9 Jesus is the way to the Father
1 Peter 2:20b-25 Jesus, Savior is the gate of salvation .
1 Peter 2:22 Reconciliation Empowers Us
1 Peter 3: 15-18 Jesus’ promises depend on love
Revelation 1:5-8 Christ shows us how to stand up for truth  .
The King has Ultimate Authority
Revelation 3:4-5 Saints, Dead and Alive, are Models
Revelation 7:2-4,9-14 Saints, Dead and Alive, are Models
Revelation 22:12-14,16,17,20 Back to Basics

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