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Revised Common Lectionary, vols.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2013 | AFTER PENTECOST
PROPER 19
YEAR C


Old Testament & Psalm, Option I
         Old Testament Jeremiah 4:11–12, 22–28
       Psalm  Psalm 14
  or
  Old Testament & Psalm, Option II
Old Testament Exodus 32:7–14
Psalm  Psalm 51:1–10

             New Testament   1 Timothy 1:12–17
 GospelLuke 15:1–10


Revised Common Lectionary, vols. (Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software, 2009).

Connect the Testaments: A Daily Devotional, vols.

September 15: The Pain of Idolatry
Micah 1:1–3:12

Idolatry causes pain. If this truth were present in our minds each time we placed something before God, we would make different decisions. Micah’s account of the sins of Samaria makes this fact painfully and dramatically clear:
“So I [Yahweh] will make Samaria as a heap of rubble in the field, a place for planting a vineyard. And I will pour down her stones into the valley and uncover her foundations. Then all her idols will be broken in pieces, and all her prostitution wages will be burned in the fire, and all her idols I will make a desolation. For from the wage of a prostitute she gathered them, and to the wage of a prostitute they will return. On account of this I will lament and wail. I will go about barefoot and naked. I will make a lamentation like the jackals, and a mourning ceremony like the ostriches” (Mic 1:6–8).
Throughout this section, God and the prophet’s voices intermingle, a common occurrence in prophetic literature. Thi…

Lutheran Service Book Three Year Lectionary, vols.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2013 | PENTECOST
PROPER 19
YEAR C

 Old Testament Ezekiel 34:11–24
Psalm Psalm 119:169–176
       Epistle       (1 Timothy 1:5–11) 12–17
 Gospel Luke 15:1–10


Lutheran Service Book Three Year Lectionary, vols. (Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software, 2009).

Revised Common Lectionary, vols.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2013 | AFTER PENTECOST
PROPER 19
YEAR C


  Old Testament & Psalm, Option I
 Old Testament Jeremiah 4:11–12, 22–28
   Psalm Psalm 14
  or
Old Testament & Psalm, Option II
     Old Testament  Exodus 32:7–14
 Psalm Psalm 51:1–10

   New Testament 1 Timothy 1:12–17
Gospel Luke 15:1–10


Revised Common Lectionary, vols. (Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software, 2009).