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Lectionary Resources

Thematic outlines correspond with selected readings from the Lectionary you use each week, including:

  • Revised Common Lectionary
  • Lutheran Service Book Three Year Lectionary
  • Catholic Daily Readings
  • United Methodist Revised Common Lectionary

PROPER 14 August 7, 2022

Revised Common Lectionary
  • OT: Genesis 15:1–6
  • Psalm: Psalm 33:12–22
  • NT: Hebrews 11:1–3, 8–16
  • Gospel: Luke 12:32–40
Lutheran Service Book Year Three Lectionary
  • OT: Genesis 15:1–6
  • Psalm: Psalm 33:12–22
  • Epistle: Hebrews 11:1–16
  • Gospel: Luke 12:22–34 (35–40)
Catholic Daily Readings
  • First Reading: Wisdom of Solomon 18:6–9
  • Response: Psalm 33:12b
  • Psalm: Psalm 33:1, 12, 18–19, 20–22
  • Second Reading: Hebrews 11:1–2, 8–19 or Hebrews 11:1–2, 8–12
  • Gospel Acclamation: Matthew 24:42a, 44
  • Gospel: Luke 12:32–48 or Luke 12:35–40
United Methodist Revised Common Lectionary
  • OT: Isaiah 1:1, 10–20
  • Psalm: Psalm 50:1–8, 22–23 (UMH 783)
  • NT: Hebrews 11:1–3, 8–16
  • Gospel: Luke 12:32–40

PROPER 15 August 14, 2022

Revised Common Lectionary
  • OT: Jeremiah 23:23–29
  • Psalm: Psalm 82
  • NT: Hebrews 11:29–12:2
  • Gospel: Luke 12:49–56
Lutheran Service Book Year Three Lectionary
  • OT: Jeremiah 23:16–29
  • Psalm: Psalm 119:81–88
  • Epistle: Hebrews 11:17–31 (32–40) 12:1–3
  • Gospel: Luke 12:49–53 (54–56)
Catholic Daily Readings
  • First Reading: Jeremiah 38:4–6, 8–10
  • Response: Psalm 40:14b
  • Psalm: Psalm 40:2–4, 18
  • Second Reading: Hebrews 12:1–4
  • Gospel Acclamation: John 10:27
  • Gospel: Luke 12:49–53
United Methodist Revised Common Lectionary
  • OT: Isaiah 5:1–7
  • Psalm: Psalm 80:1–2, 8–19 (UMH 801)
  • NT: Hebrews 11:29–12:2
  • Gospel: Luke 12:49–56

PROPER 16 August 21, 2022

Revised Common Lectionary
  • OT: Isaiah 58:9b–14
  • Psalm: Psalm 103:1–8
  • NT: Hebrews 12:18–29
  • Gospel: Luke 13:10–17
Lutheran Service Book Year Three Lectionary
  • OT: Isaiah 66:18–23
  • Psalm: Psalm 50:1–15
  • Epistle: Hebrews 12:4–24 (25–29)
  • Gospel: Luke 13:22–30
Catholic Daily Readings
  • First Reading: Isaiah 66:18–21
  • Response: Mark 16:15
  • Psalm: Psalm 117:1, 2
  • Second Reading: Hebrews 12:5–7, 11–13
  • Gospel Acclamation: John 14:6
  • Gospel: Luke 13:22–30
United Methodist Revised Common Lectionary
  • OT: Jeremiah 1:4–10
  • Psalm: Psalm 71:1–6 (UMH 794)
  • NT: Hebrews 12:18–29
  • Gospel: Luke 13:10–17

PROPER 17 August 28, 2022

Revised Common Lectionary
  • OT: Sirach 10:12–18 or Proverbs 25:6–7
  • Psalm: Psalm 112
  • NT: Hebrews 13:1–8, 15–16
  • Gospel: Luke 14:1, 7–14
Lutheran Service Book Year Three Lectionary
  • OT: Proverbs 25:2–10
  • Psalm: Psalm 131
  • Epistle: Hebrews 13:1–17
  • Gospel: Luke 14:1–14
Catholic Daily Readings
  • First Reading: Sirach 3:17–18, 20, 28–29
  • Response: Psalm 68:11b
  • Psalm: Psalm 68:4–7, 10–11
  • Second Reading: Hebrews 12:18–19, 22–24a
  • Gospel Acclamation: Matthew 11:29ab
  • Gospel: Luke 14:1, 7–14
United Methodist Revised Common Lectionary
  • OT: Jeremiah 2:4–13
  • Psalm: Psalm 81:1, 10–16 (UMH 803)
  • NT: Hebrews 13:1–8, 15–16
  • Gospel: Luke 14:1, 7–14