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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

FOURTH SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY January 29, 2023

Revised Common Lectionary
  • OT: Micah 6:1–8
  • Psalm: Psalm 15
  • NT: 1 Corinthians 1:18–31
  • Gospel: Matthew 5:1–12
Lutheran Service Book Year Three Lectionary
  • OT: Micah 6:1–8
  • Psalm: Psalm 15
  • Epistle: 1 Corinthians 1:18–31
  • Gospel: Matthew 5:1–12
Catholic Daily Readings
  • First Reading: Zephaniah 2:3, 3:12–13
  • Response: Matthew 5:3
  • Psalm: Psalm 146:6–10
  • Second Reading: 1 Corinthians 1:26–31
  • Gospel Acclamation: Matthew 5:12a
  • Gospel: Matthew 5:1–12a
United Methodist Revised Common Lectionary
  • OT: Micah 6:1–8
  • Psalm: Psalm 15 (UMH 747)
  • NT: 1 Corinthians 1:18–31
  • Gospel: Matthew 5:1–12

FIFTH SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY February 5, 2023

Revised Common Lectionary
  • OT: Isaiah 58:1–9a (9b–12)
  • Psalm: Psalm 112:1–9 (10)
  • NT: 1 Corinthians 2:1–12 (13–16)
  • Gospel: Matthew 5:13–20
Lutheran Service Book Year Three Lectionary
  • OT: Isaiah 58:3–9a
  • Psalm: Psalm 112:1–9
  • Epistle: 1 Corinthians 2:1–12 (13–16)
  • Gospel: MMatthew 5:13–20
Catholic Daily Readings
  • First Reading: Isaiah 58:7–10
  • Response: Psalm 12:4a
  • Psalm: Psalm 12:4–9
  • Second Reading: 1 Corinthians 2:1–5
  • Gospel Acclamation: John 8:12
  • Gospel: Matthew 5:13–16
United Methodist Revised Common Lectionary
  • OT: Isaiah 58:1–9a (9b–12)
  • Psalm: Psalm 112:1–10 (UMH 833)
  • NT: 1 Corinthians 2:1–12 (13–16)
  • Gospel: Matthew 5:13–20

SIXTH SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY February 12, 2023

Revised Common Lectionary
  • OT: Deuteronomy 30:15–20
  • Psalm: Psalm 119:1–8)
  • NT: 1 Corinthians 3:1–9
  • Gospel: Matthew 5:21–37
Lutheran Service Book Year Three Lectionary
  • OT: Deuteronomy 30:15–20
  • Psalm: Psalm 119:1–8
  • Epistle: 1 Corinthians 3:1–9
  • Gospel: Matthew 5:21–37
Catholic Daily Readings
  • First Reading: Sirach 15:15–20
  • Response: Psalm 119:1b
  • Psalm: Psalm 119:1–2, 4–5, 17–18, 33–34
  • Second Reading: 1 Corinthians 2:6–10
  • Gospel Acclamation: Matthew 11:25
  • Gospel: Matthew 5:20–22a, 27–28, 33–34a, 37
United Methodist Revised Common Lectionary
  • OT: Deuteronomy 30:15–20
  • Psalm: Psalm 119:1–8 (UMH 840)
  • NT: 1 Corinthians 3:1–9
  • Gospel: Matthew 5:21–37

TRANSFIGURATION SUNDAY February 19, 2023

Revised Common Lectionary
  • OT: Exodus 24:12–18
  • Psalm: Psalm 2 or Psalm 99
  • NT: 2 Peter 1:16–21
  • Gospel: Matthew 17:1–9
Lutheran Service Book Year Three Lectionary
  • OT: Exodus 24:8–18
  • Psalm: Psalm 2:6–12
  • Epistle: 2 Peter 1:16–21
  • Gospel: Matthew 17:1–9
Catholic Daily Readings
  • First Reading: Leviticus 19:1–2, 17–18
  • Response: Psalm 103:8a
  • Psalm: Psalm 103:1–4, 8, 10, 12–13
  • Second Reading: 1 Corinthians 3:16–23
  • Gospel Acclamation: 1 John 2:5
  • Gospel: Matthew 5:38–48
United Methodist Revised Common Lectionary
  • OT: Exodus 24:12–18
  • Psalm: Psalm 99 (UMH 819)
  • NT: 2 Peter 1:16–21
  • Gospel: Matthew 17:1–9

FIRST SUNDAY IN LENT February26, 2023

Revised Common Lectionary
  • OT: Genesis 2:15–17, 3:1–7
  • Psalm: Psalm 32
  • NT: Romans 5:12–19
  • Gospel: Matthew 4:1–11
Lutheran Service Book Year Three Lectionary
  • OT: Genesis 3:1–21
  • Psalm: Psalm 32:1–7
  • Epistle: Romans 5:12–19
  • Gospel: Matthew 4:1–11
Catholic Daily Readings
  • First Reading: Genesis 2:7–9, 3:1–7
  • Response: Psalm 51:3a
  • Psalm: Psalm 51:3–6, 12–13, 17
  • Second Reading: Romans 5:12–19 or Romans 5:12, 17–19
  • Gospel Acclamation: Matthew 4:4b
  • Gospel: Matthew 4:1–11
United Methodist Revised Common Lectionary
  • OT: Genesis 2:15–17, 3:1–7
  • Psalm: Psalm 32 (UMH 766)
  • NT: Romans 5:12–19
  • Gospel: Matthew 4:1–11