St. Thomas Evangelical Lutheran Church

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Assigned Readings (Pericope) and Commemorations

Today's Bible Reading from ELCA

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Rick (he's the one with the darker nose and, usually, coffee) and Ted interpret the lesson, with an assist from Pastor James Wetzstein, Associate University Pastor at Valparaiso University.



Evangelical Lutheran Worship provides readings for each day. The readings from Monday to Wednesday reflect on the lectionary for the previous Sunday. Readings from Thursday to Saturday prepare for the next Sunday's lectionary. There are additional readings for some Festivals and Commemorations.

Thursday April 4, 2013

Psalm 150
1 Samuel 17: 1-23
Acts 5: 12-16

Benedict the African, confessor, 1589 (Liturgical Color: White)

Friday April 5, 2013

Psalm 150
1 Samuel 17: 19-32
Acts 5: 17-26

Saturday April 6, 2013

Psalm 150
1 Samuel 17: 32-51
Luke 24: 36-40

Albrecht Dürer, 1528; Matthias Grünewald, 1529; Lucas Cranach, 1553; artists (Liturgical Color: White)

Worship the Lord in holy splendor; tremble before him, all the earth. (Psalm 96: 9)
Isaiah 28: 5-6
Psalm 96
Philippians 4: 8-9
Matthew 13: 44-52

April 7, 2013

Second Sunday of Easter (Liturgical Color: White)
You are my God, and I will exalt you. (Psalm 118: 28)
Acts 5: 27-32
Psalm 118: 14-29
Revelation 1: 4-8
John 20: 19-31

Monday April 8, 2013

Psalm 122
Esther 7: 1-10
Revelation 1: 9-20

Tuesday April 9, 2013

Psalm 122
Esther 8: 1-17
Revelation 2: 8-11

Dietrich Bonhoeffer, theologian, 1945 (Liturgical Color: Red)

How sweet are your words to my taste, sweeter than honey to my mouth! (Psalm 119: 103)
Proverbs 3: 1-7
Psalm 119: 89-104
1 Corinthians 2: 6-10, 13-16
John 17: 18-23

Wednesday April 10, 2013

Psalm 122
Esther 9: 1-5, 18-23
Luke 12: 4-12

Mikael Agricola, Bishop of Turku, 1557 (Liturgical Color: White)

My soul longs, indeed it faints for the courts of the Lord; my heart and my flesh sing for joy to the living God. (Psalm 84: 2)
Ezekiel 34: 11-16
Psalm 84
1 Peter 5: 1-4
John 21: 15-17

Thursday April 11, 2013

Psalm 30
Isaiah 5: 11-17
Revelation 3: 14-22

Friday April 12, 2013

Psalm 30
Isaiah 6: 1-4
Revelation 4: 1-11

Saturday April 13, 2013

Psalm 30
Genesis 18: 1-8
Luke 14: 12-14

April 14, 2013

Third Sunday of Easter (Liturgical Color: White)
You have turned my wailing into dancing. (Psalm 30: 11)
Acts 9: 1-6[7-20]
Psalm 30
Revelation 5: 11-14
John 21: 1-19

Monday April 15, 2013

Psalm 121
Ezekiel 1: 1-25
Acts 9: 19b-31

Tuesday April 16, 2013

Psalm 121
Ezekiel 1: 26 — 2: 1
Acts 26: 1-18

Wednesday April 17, 2013

Psalm 121
Isaiah 6: 1-8
Luke 5: 1-11

Thursday April 18, 2013

Psalm 23
Ezekiel 11: 1-25
Revelation 5: 1-10

Friday April 19, 2013

Psalm 23
Ezekiel 20: 39-44
Revelation 6: 1 — 7: 4

Olavus Petri, priest, 1552; Laurentius Petri, Bishop of Uppsala, 1573; renewers of the church (Liturgical Color: White)

The Lord of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge. (Psalm 46: 7)
Jeremiah 1: 4-10
Psalm 46
1 Corinthians 3: 11-13
Mark 10: 35-45

Saturday April 20, 2013

Psalm 23
Ezekiel 28: 25-26
Luke 12: 29-32

April 21, 2013

Fourth Sunday of Easter
The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not be in want (Psalm 23: 1)
Acts 9: 36-43
Psalm 23
Revelation 7: 9-17
John 10: 22-30

Anselm, Bishop of Canterbury, 1109 (Liturgical Color: White)

My soul longs, indeed it faints for the courts of the Lord; my heart and my flesh sing for joy to the living God. (Psalm 84: 2)
Ezekiel 34: 11-16
Psalm 84
1 Peter 5: 1-4
John 21: 15-17

Monday April 22, 2013

Psalm 100
Ezekiel 37: 15-28
Revelation 15: 1-4

Tuesday April 23, 2013

Psalm 100
Ezekiel 45: 1-9
Acts 9: 32-35

Wednesday April 24, 2013

Psalm 100
Jeremiah 50: 17-20
John 10: 32-42

Thursday April 25, 2013

Psalm 148
Ezekiel 2: 8 — 3: 11
Revelation 10: 1-11

Mark, Evangelist (Liturgical Color: Red)

I will give thanks to you, O Lord, among the peoples; I will sing praises to you among the nations. (Psalm 57: 9)
Isaiah 52: 7-10
Psalm 57
2 Timothy 4: 6-11, 18
Mark 1: 1-15

Friday April 26, 2013

Psalm 148
Daniel 7: 13-14
Revelation 11: 15

Saturday April 27, 2013

Psalm 148
Daniel 7: 27
Revelation 11: 16-19

April 28, 2013

Fifth Sunday of Easter
The splendor of the Lord is over earth and heaven (Psalm 148: 13)
Acts 11: 1-18
Psalm 148
Revelation 21: 1-6
John 13: 31-35

Monday April 29, 2013

Psalm 133
1 Samuel 20: 1-23, 35-42
Acts 11: 19-26

Catherine of Siena, theologian, 1380 (Liturgical Color: White)

How sweet are your words to my taste, sweeter than honey to my mouth! (Psalm 119: 103)
Proverbs 3: 1-7
Psalm 119: 89-104
1 Corinthians 2: 6-10, 13-16
John 17: 18-23

Tuesday April 30, 2013

Psalm 133
2 Samuel 1: 4-27
Acts 11: 27-30

St.James the Great Day - Orthodox Christian

Wednesday May 1, 2013

Psalm 133
Leviticus 19: 9-18
Luke 10: 25-28

Philip and James, Apostles (Liturgical Color: Red)

Rise up, come to our help. Redeem us for the sake of your steadfast love. (Psalm 44: 26)
Isaiah 30: 18-21
Psalm 44: 1-3, 20-26
2 Corinthians 4: 1-6
John 14: 8-14

Thursday May 2, 2013

Psalm 67
Proverbs 2: 1-5
Acts 15: 36-41

Athanasius, Bishop of Alexandria, 373 (Liturgical Color: White)

My soul longs, indeed it faints for the courts of the Lord; my heart and my flesh sing for joy to the living God. (Psalm 84: 2)
Ezekiel 34: 11-16
Psalm 84
1 Peter 5: 1-4
John 21: 15-17

Friday May 3, 2013

Psalm 67
Proverbs 2: 6-8
Acts 16: 1-8

Saturday May 4, 2013

Psalm 67
Proverbs 2: 9-15
Luke 1: 1-10

Monica, mother of Augustine, 387 (Liturgical Color: White)

Monday May 6, 2013

Psalm 93
1 Chronicles 12: 16-22
Revelation 21: 5-14

Tuesday May 7, 2013

Psalm 93
2 Chronicles 15: 1-15
Revelation 21: 15-22

Wednesday May 8, 2013

Psalm 93
2 Chronicles 34: 20-33
Luke 2: 25-38

Julian of Norwich, renewer of the church, c.1416 (Liturgical Color: White)

The Lord of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge. (Psalm 46: 7)
Jeremiah 1: 4-10
Psalm 46
1 Corinthians 3: 11-13
Mark 10: 35-45

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