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International Sunday School Lesson

Lesson for November 30, 2014: Good News Brings Rejoicing (Psalm 33; Isaiah 52:1, 2, 7-12)


This treatment of the International Sunday School Lesson is written by Sam E. Stone, former editor of CHRISTIAN STANDARD. It is published in the November 23 issue of The Lookout magazine, and is also available online at www.lookoutmag.com. ______ By Sam E. Stone  God called on the people of Israel to rejoice. Though they still were to be exiled in Babylon (Isaiah 40–55), they could rest assured that Almighty God would deliver them. John N. Oswalt emphasized the significance of this prophecy: “The tone of anticipation becomes more intense as God calls on Jerusalem to do the very opposite of what Babylon was required to do in chapter 47. Jerusalem is to go ‘put on your garments of splendor,’ ‘shake off your dust,’ and ‘sit enthroned.’” Not only Judah but the entire Gentile world would have occasion to rejoice! In this series of “Servant Songs” (42–53), the prophet confirms God’s plan for the redemption o…

Christian Worship One Year Lectionary

ADVENT



SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2014 | ADVENT
FIRST SUNDAY IN ADVENT

Old TestamentJeremiah 33:14–18
             Psalm       Psalm 24
New TestamentRomans 13:11–14
GospelMatthew 21:1–9


Christian Worship One Year Lectionary. Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software, 2009. Print.

Revised Common Lectionary

ADVENT



SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2014 | ADVENT
FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENT
YEAR B

Old Testament Isaiah 64:1–9
             Psalm       Psalm 80:1–7, 17–19
New Testament1 Corinthians 1:3–9
Gospel Mark 13:24–37


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

United Methodist Revised Common Lectionary

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2014 | ADVENT
FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENT
YEAR B

Old Testament Isaiah 64:1–9
             Psalm       Psalm 80:1–7, 17–19 (UMH 801)
New Testament1 Corinthians 1:3–9
Gospel Mark 13:24–37


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

Lutheran Service Book Three Year Lectionary

ADVENT



SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2014 | ADVENT
FIRST SUNDAY IN ADVENT
YEAR B

             Old Testament       Isaiah 64:1–9
             Psalm       Psalm 80:1–7
Epistle1 Corinthians 1:3–9
GospelMark 11:1–10 or Mark 13:24–37


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

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

2014–2015
Year B









ADVENT



SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2014 | ADVENT
FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENT
YEAR B

Psalm       Psalm 80 or Psalm 80:1–7
             First Reading       Isaiah 64:1–9a
             Second Reading       1 Corinthians 1:1–9
             Gospel       (Mark 13:24–32) 33–37


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