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TODAY’S BIBLE READING I (ISAIAH 2:1-5)

TODAY’S BIBLE READING I (ISAIAH 2:1-5)

First Sunday of Advent (Year A)

The Lord gathers all nations together into the eternal peace of God’s kingdom.

The vision of Isaiah son of Amoz, concerning Judah and Jerusalem.

In the days to come

the mountain of the Temple of the Lord

shall tower above the mountains

and be lifted higher than the hills.

All the nations will stream to it,

peoples without number will come to it, and they will say:

‘Come, let us go to the mountain of the Lord, to the Temple of the God of Jacob that he may teach us his ways so that we may walk in his paths; since the Law will go out from Zion, and the oracle of the Lord from Jerusalem.’

He will wield authority over the nations

and adjucate between many peoples;

these will hammer their swords into ploughshares,

their spears into sickles.

Nation will not lift sword against nation,

there will be no more training for war.

 

O House of Jacob, come,

let us walk in the light of the Lord.

 

V. The word of the Lord. R. Thanks be to God.

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TODAY’S BIBLE READING I (ISAIAH 25:6-10)

(28. Sunday in Ordinary Time)

THE LORD WILL PREPARE A BANQUET, AND WILL WIPE AWAY TEARS FROM EVERY CHEEK.

And the Lord of hosts shall make unto all people in this mountain, a feast of fat things, a feast of wine, of fat things full of marrow, of wine purified from the lees.

And he shall destroy in this mountain the face of the bond with which all people were tied, and the web that he began over all nations.

He shall cast death down headlong for ever: and the Lord God shall wipe away tears from every face, and the reproach of his people he shall take away from off the whole earth: for the Lord hath spoken it.

And they shall say in that day: Lo, this is our God, we have waited for him, and he will save us: this is the Lord, we have patiently waited for him, and we shall rejoice and be joyful in his salvation.

For the hand of the Lord shall rest in this mountain: and Moab shall be trodden down under him, as straw is broken in pieces with the wain.

V. The word of the Lord.
R. Thanks be to God.

 
 

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TODAY’S BIBLE READING I (ISAIAH 5:1-7)

(27. Sunday in Ordinary Time)

THE VINEYARD OF THE LORD OF HOSTS IS THE HOUSE OF ISRAEL.

I will sing to my beloved the canticle of my cousin concerning his vineyard. My beloved had a vineyard on a hill in a fruitful place.

And he fenced it in, and picked the stones out of it, and planted it with the choicest vines, and built a tower in the midst thereof, and set up a winepress therein: and he looked that it should bring forth grapes, and it brought forth wild grapes.

And now, O ye inhabitants of Jerusalem, and ye men of Juda, judge between me and my vineyard.

What is there that I ought to do more to my vineyard, that I have not done to it? was it that I looked that it should bring forth grapes, and it hath brought forth wild grapes?

And now I will shew you what I will do to my vineyard. I will take away the hedge thereof, and it shall be wasted: I will break down the wall thereof, and it shall be trodden down.

And I will make it desolate: it shall not be pruned, and it shall not be digged: but briers and thorns shall come up: and I will command the clouds to rain no rain upon it.

For the vineyard of the Lord of hosts is the house of Israel: and the man of Juda, his pleasant plant: and I looked that he should do judgment, and behold iniquity: and do justice, and behold a cry.

V. The word of the Lord.
R. Thanks be to God.

 
 

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TODAY’S BIBLE READING I (ISAIAH 55:6-9)

(25th Sunday in Ordinary Time)

MY THOUGHTS ARE NOT YOUR THOUGHTS.

Seek the Lord while he is still to be found,
call to him while he is still near.
Let the wicked man abandon his way,
the evil man his thoughts.
Let him turn back to the Lord who will take pity on him,
to our God who is rich in forgiving;
for my thoughts are not your thoughts,
my ways not your ways – it is the Lord who speaks.
Yes, the heavens are as high above the earth
as my ways are above your ways,
my thoughts above your thoughts.

V. The word of the Lord.
R. Thanks be to God.

 
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TODAY’S BIBLE READING I (ISAIAH 22:19-23)

(21. Sunday in Ordinary Time)

I PLACE THE KEY OF THE HOUSE OF DAVID UPON HIS SHOULDER.

And I will drive thee out from thy station, and depose thee from thy ministry.

And it shall come to pass in that day, that I will call my servant Eliacim the son of Helcias,

And I will clothe him with thy robe, and will strengthen him with thy girdle, and will give thy power into his hand: and he shall be as a father to the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and to the house of Juda.

And I will lay the key of the house of David upon his shoulder: and he shall open, and none shall shut: and he shall shut, and none shall open.

And I will fasten him as a peg in a sure place, and he shall be for a throne of glory to the house of his father.

V. The word of the Lord.
R. Thanks be to God.

 
 

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TODAY’S BIBLE READING I (ISAIAH 56:1, 6-7)

(20. Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A)

I WILL BRING FOREIGNERS TO MY HOLY MOUNTAIN.

Thus saith the Lord: Keep ye judgment, and do justice: for my salvation is near to come, and my justice to be revealed.

And the children of the stranger that adhere to the Lord, to worship him, and to love his name, to be his servants: every one that keepeth the sabbath from profaning it, and that holdeth fast my covenant:

I will bring them into my holy mount, and will make them joyful in my house of prayer: their holocausts, and their victims shall please me upon my altar: for my house shall be called the house of prayer, for all nations.

V. The word of the Lord.
R. Thanks be to God.

 
 

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TODAY’S BIBLE READING I (ISAIAH 55:1-3)

COME AND EAT.

Thus says the Lord:
Oh, come to the water all you who are thirsty;
though you have no money, come!
Buy corn without money, and eat,
and, at no cost, wine and milk.
Why spend money on what is not bread,
your wages on what fails to satisfy?
Listen, listen to me and you will have good things to eat
and rich food to enjoy.
Pay attention, come to me;
listen, and your soul will live.
With you I will make an everlasting covenant
out of the favours promised David.

V. The word of the Lord.
R. Thanks be to God.

 

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