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Daf Yomi: Cycle 13

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2013
י"ד כסלו תשע"ד

              Yoma 9
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Daf Yomi: Cycle 13. Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software, 2012. Print.

United Methodist Revised Common Lectionary

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2013 | AFTER PENTECOST
PROPER 28
YEAR C

Old Testament Isaiah 65:17–25
Psalm       Isaiah 12 or Psalm 118 (UMH 839)
     New Testament 2 Thessalonians 3:6–13
Gospel       Luke 21:5–19


Vanderbilt Divinity Library. United Methodist Revised Common Lectionary. Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software, 2009. Print.

Lutheran Service Book Three Year Lectionar

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2013 | PENTECOST
PROPER 28
YEAR C

 Old Testament     Malachi 4:1–6
Psalm       Psalm 98
Epistle       (2 Thessalonians 3:1–5) 6–13
Gospel       Luke 21:5–28 (29–36)


Lutheran Service Book Three Year Lectionary. Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software, 2009. Print.

The Episcopal Church. Book of Common Prayer (1979) Sunday Lectionary

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2013 | AFTER PENTECOST
PROPER 28
YEAR C

Psalm       Psalm 98 or Psalm 98:4–9
             First Reading       Malachi 3:13–4:2a, 4:5–6
             Second Reading       2 Thessalonians 3:6–13
   Gospel   Luke 21:5–19


The Episcopal Church. Book of Common Prayer (1979) Sunday Lectionary. Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software, 2010. Print.

Revised Common Lectionary.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2013 | AFTER PENTECOST
PROPER 28
YEAR C


Old Testament & Psalm, Option I
Old Testament   Isaiah 65:17–25
Psalm       Isaiah 12
  or
Old Testament & Psalm, Option II
Old TestamentMalachi 4:1–2a
 Psalm Psalm 98

 New Testament 2 Thessalonians 3:6–13
Gospel       Luke 21:5–19


Revised Common Lectionary. Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software, 2009. Print.

Connect the Testaments: A Daily Devotional

November 17 When in Need2 Kings 1:1–2:5
When we encounter trouble, we tend to look wherever we can for help: We turn in whatever direction seems most promising at the moment. In doing so, we may unwittingly walk away from Yahweh. Should practicality or convenience stand between God and us?
When King Ahaziah falls through a lattice and is injured, he seeks help from a foreign god rather than Yahweh—likely because it seems natural or right. He thinks the god of Ekron, Baal-Zebub, can provide the healing he needs. But what Ahaziah sees as a desperate situation is actually an opportunity for Yahweh to act; Yahweh plans to use this situation for His glory.
When Ahaziah sends messengers to Ekron, Yahweh intercedes. Elijah approaches them bearing a word from Yahweh that had been spoken to him by an angel: “Is it because there is no God in Israel that you are going to inquire of Baal-Zebub, the god of Ekron?” (2 Kgs 1:3).
When we experience physical or spiritual pain, do we first recognize Yah…