The Revised Common Lectionary* for 2018

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Year B - Advent/Christmas Year C
(Disciplines Edition)

    • Isaiah 61:10-62:3
    • Psalm 148
    • Galatians 4:4-7
    • Luke 2:22-40
    • New Year's Day

    • Ecclesiastes 3:1-13
    • Psalm 8
    • Revelation 21:1-6a
    • Matthew 25:31-46
    • Epiphany

      (may be used for Sunday, Jan. 7)

    • Isaiah 60:1-6
    • Psalm 72:1-7, 10-14
    • Ephesians 3:1-12
    • Matthew 2:1-12
    • Baptism Of The Lord

    • Genesis 1:1-5
    • Psalm 29
    • Acts 19:1-7
    • Mark 1:4-11
    • 1 Samuel 3:1-20
    • Psalm 139:1-6, 13-18
    • 1 Corinthians 6:12-20
    • John 1:43-51
    • Jonah 3:1-5, 10
    • Psalm 62:5-12
    • 1 Corinthians 7:29-31
    • Mark 1:14-20
    • Deuteronomy 18:15-20
    • Psalm 111
    • 1 Corinthians 8:1-13
    • Mark 1:21-28
    • Isaiah 40:21-31
    • Psalm 147:1-11, 20c
    • 1 Corinthians 9:16-23
    • Mark 1:29-39
    • Transfiguration

    • 2 Kings 2:1-12
    • Psalm 50:1-6
    • 2 Corinthians 4:3-6
    • Mark 9:2-9
    • First Sunday In Lent

    • Genesis 9:8-17
    • Psalm 25:1-10
    • 1 Peter 3:18-22
    • Mark 1:9-15
    • Ash Wednesday

    • 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
    • Second Sunday In Lent

    • Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16
    • Psalm 22:23-31
    • Romans 4:13-25
    • Mark 8:31-38 or Mark 9:2-9
    • Third Sunday In Lent

    • Exodus 20:1-17
    • Psalm 19
    • 1 Corinthians 1:18-25
    • John 2:13-22
    • Fourth Sunday In Lent

    • Numbers 21:4-9
    • Psalm 107:1-3, 17-22
    • Ephesians 2:1-10
    • John 3:14-21
    • Fifth Sunday in Lent

    • Jeremiah 31:31-34
    • Psalm 51:1-12
    • (or Psalm 119:9-16)
    • Hebrews 5:5-10
    • John 12:20-33
    • Palm/Passion Sunday

      Liturgy of the Palms

    • Mark 11:1-11, 15-18
    • (or John 12:12-16)
    • Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29
    • Liturgy of the Passion

    • Isaiah 50:4-9a
    • Psalm 31:9-16
    • Philippians 2:5-11
    • Mark 14:1-15:47
    • (or Mark 15:1-47)
    • Holy Week

    • Holy Monday

    • Isaiah 42:1-9
    • Psalm 36:5-11
    • Hebrews 9:11-15
    • John 12:1-11
    • Holy Tuesday

    • Isaiah 49:1-7
    • Psalm 71:1-14
    • 1 Corinthians 1:18-31
    • John 12:20-36
    • Holy Wednesday

    • Isaiah 50:4-9a
    • Psalm 70
    • Hebrews 12:1-3
    • John 13:21-32
    • Maundy Thursday

    • Exodus 12:1-14
    • Psalm 116:1-2, 12-19
    • 1 Corinthians 11:23-26
    • John 13:1-17, 31b-35
    • Good Friday

    • Isaiah 52:13-53:12
    • Psalm 22
    • Hebrews 10:16-25
    • John 18:1-19:42
    • Holy Saturday

      Easter Vigil

    • Exodus 14:10-31
    • Isaiah 55:1-11
    • Psalm 114
    • Romans 6:3-11
    • Mark 16:1-8
    • Easter Sunday (April 1)

    • Acts 10:34-43
    • Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24
    • 1 Corinthians 15:1-11
    • John 20:1-18
    • (or Mark 16:1-8)
    • Acts 4:32-35
    • Psalm 133
    • 1 John 1:1-2:2
    • John 20:19-31
    • Acts 3:12-19
    • Psalm 4
    • 1 John 3:1-7
    • Luke 24:36b-48
    • Acts 4:5-12
    • Psalm 23
    • 1 John 3:16-24
    • John 10:11-18
    • Acts 8:26-40
    • Psalm 22:25-31
    • 1 John 4:7-21
    • John 15:1-8
    • Acts 10:44-48
    • Psalm 98
    • 1 John 5:1-6
    • John 15:9-17
    • Acts 1:15-17, 21-26
    • Psalm 1
    • 1 John 5:9-13
    • John 17:6-19
    • Ascension Day

    • Acts 1:1-11
    • Psalm 47
    • Ephesians 1:15-23
    • Luke 24:44-53
    • Pentecost

    • Acts 2:1-21
    • Psalm 104:24-34, 35b
    • Romans 8:22-27
    • John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15
    • Trinity

    • Isaiah 6:1-8
    • Psalm 29
    • Romans 8:12-17
    • John 3:1-17
    • 1 Samuel 3:1-20
    • Psalm 139:1-6, 13-18
    • 2 Corinthians 4:5-12
    • Mark 2:23-3:6
    • 1 Samuel 8:4-20
    • Psalm 138
    • 2 Corinthians 4:13-5:1
    • Mark 3:20-35
    • 1 Samuel 15:34-16:13
    • Psalm 20
    • 2 Corinthians 5:6-17
    • Mark 4:26-34
    • 1 Samuel 17:1a, 4-11, 19-23, 32-49
    • Psalm 9:9-20
    • 2 Corinthians 6:1-13
    • Mark 4:35-41
    • 2 Samuel 1:1, 17-27
    • Psalm 130
    • 2 Corinthians 8:7-15
    • Mark 5:21-43
    • 2 Samuel 5:1-5, 9-10
    • Psalm 48
    • 2 Corinthians 12:2-10
    • Mark 6:1-13
    • 2 Samuel 6:1-5, 12b-19
    • Psalm 24
    • Ephesians 1:3-14
    • Mark 6:14-29
    • 2 Samuel 7:1-14a
    • Psalm 89:20-37
    • Ephesians 2:11-22
    • Mark 6:30-34, 53-56
    • 2 Samuel 11:1-15
    • Psalm 14
    • Ephesians 3:14-21
    • John 6:1-21
    • 2 Samuel 11:26-12:13a
    • Psalm 51:1-12
    • Ephesians 4:1-16
    • John 6:24-35
    • 2 Samuel 18:5-9, 15, 31-33
    • Psalm 34:1-8
    • Ephesians 4:25-5:2
    • John 6:35, 41-51
    • 1 Kings 2:10-12; 3:3-14
    • Psalm 111
    • Ephesians 5:15-20
    • John 6:51-58
    • 1 Kings 8:1, 6, 10-11, 22-30, 41-43
    • Psalm 84
    • Ephesians 6:10-20
    • John 6:56-69
    • Song of Solomon 2:8-13
    • Psalm 45:1-2, 6-9
    • James 1:17-27
    • Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23
    • Proverbs 22:1-2, 8-9, 22-23
    • Psalm 125
    • James 2:1-17
    • Mark 7:24-37
    • Proverbs 1:20-33
    • Psalm 19
    • James 3:1-12
    • Mark 8:27-38
    • Proverbs 31:10-31
    • Psalm 1
    • James 3:13-4:3, 7-8a
    • Mark 9:30-37
    • Esther 7:1-6, 9-10; 9:20-22
    • Psalm 124
    • James 5:13-20
    • Mark 9:38-50
    • Job 1:1; 2:1-10
    • Psalm 26
    • Hebrews 1:1-4; 2:5-12
    • Mark 10:2-16
    • Job 23:1-9, 16-17
    • Psalm 22:1-15
    • Hebrews 4:12-16
    • Mark 10:17-31
    • Thanksgiving Day, Canada

    • Joel 2:21-27
    • Psalm 126
    • 1 Timothy 2:1-7
    • Matthew 6:25-33
    • Job 38:1-7, 34-41
    • Psalm 104:1-9, 24, 35c
    • Hebrews 5:1-10
    • Mark 10:35-45
    • Job 42:1-6, 10-17
    • Psalm 34:1-8, 19-22
    • Hebrews 7:23-28
    • Mark 10:46-52
    • Ruth 1:1-18
    • Psalm 146
    • Hebrews 9:11-14
    • Mark 12:28-34
    • All Saints Day

    • Isaiah 25:6-9
    • Psalm 24
    • Revelation 21:1-6a
    • John 11:32-44
    • Ruth 3:1-5; 4:13-17
    • Psalm 127
    • Hebrews 9:24-28
    • Mark 12:38-44
    • 1 Samuel 1:4-20
    • 1 Samuel 2:1-10
    • Hebrews 10:11-25
    • Mark 13:1-8
    • The Reign of Christ

    • 2 Samuel 23:1-7
    • Psalm 132:1-18
    • Revelation 1:4b-8
    • John 18:33-37
    • Thanksgiving Day, USA

    • Joel 2:21-27
    • Psalm 126
    • 1 Timothy 2:1-7
    • Matthew 6:25-33
    • First Sunday of Advent

    • Jeremiah 33:14-16
    • Psalm 25:1-10
    • 1 Thessalonians 3:9-13
    • Luke 21:25-36
    • Second Sunday of Advent

    • Malachi 3:1-4
    • Luke 1:68-79
    • Philippians 1:3-11
    • Luke 3:1-6
    • Third Sunday of Advent

    • Zephaniah 3:14-20
    • Isaiah 12:2-6
    • Philippians 4:4-7
    • Luke 3:7-18
    • Fourth Sunday of Advent

    • Micah 5:2-5a
    • Luke 1:46-55
    • (or Psalm 80:1-7)
    • Hebrews 10:5-10
    • Luke 1:39-55
    • First Sunday After Christmas

    • 1 Samuel 2:18-20, 26
    • Psalm 148
    • Colossians 3:12-17
    • Luke 2:41-52
    • Christmas Day

    • Isaiah 9:2-7
    • Psalm 96
    • Titus 2:11-14
    • Luke 2:1-20
    • Christmas Day

    • Isaiah 52:7-10
    • Psalm 98
    • Hebrews 1:1-12
    • John 1:1-14
    • New Year's Day

    • Ecclesiastes 3:1-13
    • Psalm 8
    • Revelation 21:1-6a
    • Matthew 25:31-46
    • Epiphany

    • Isaiah 60:1-6
    • Psalm 72:1-7, 10-14
    • Ephesians 3:1-12
    • Matthew 2:1-12
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