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The International Sunday School Lesson

Lesson for June 14, 2015God Is Not FooledAmos 5 ______ By Sam E. Stone  The exact length of Amos’s ministry is not specified in Scripture. Most Bible scholars agree that it was probably for a short time. Some guess only a half hour, while others think only a few months! James E. Smith suggested, “More likely his ministry extended for a few years. The years 754-752 BC for his mission to north Israel would not be far off.” Uzziah was king of Judah and Jeroboam II was king of Israel. Amos insisted on justice and judgment for God’s people in the northern kingdom. His message was consistent: being part of God’s family through faith requires obedience to the Father. __________ Desires of God | Amos 5:14, 15In the verses just before our printed text, the prophet condemned the people for walking over those who didn’t pay them. “I know how many are your offenses and how great your sins” (v. 12). Although God had not yet enacted punishment on them, this did not mean he was unaware of their sin. Th…

Christian Worship Three Year Lectionary (with Supplemental Lectionary)

SUNDAY, JUNE 14, 2015 | PENTECOST
THIRD SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
YEAR B

 Old Testament Genesis 3:8–15
PsalmPsalm 51
New Testament2 Corinthians 4:13–18
 New Testament Revelation 20:1–6 (Supplemental)
 GospelMark 3:20–35


Christian Worship Three Year Lectionary (with Supplemental Lectionary). Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software, 2009. Print.

United Methodist

SUNDAY, JUNE 14, 2015 | AFTER PENTECOST
PROPER 6
YEAR B

Old Testament1 Samuel 15:34–16:13
Psalm Psalm 20 or Psalm 72 (UMH 795)
New Testament 2 Corinthians 5:6–10, 14–17 (11–13)
Gospel Mark 4:26–34


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

Catholic Lectionary

SUNDAY, JUNE 14, 2015 | ORDINARY TIME
ELEVENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
YEAR B | ROMAN MISSAL

              First Reading       Ezekiel 17:22–24
              Response       Psalm 92:2a
Psalm Psalm 92:2–3, 13–16
              Second Reading       2 Corinthians 5:6–10
Gospel Acclamation       Text
Gospel Mark 4:26–34


Catholic Lectionary. Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software, 2009. Print.

Lutheran Service Book Three Year Lectionary

SUNDAY, JUNE 14, 2015 | PENTECOST
PROPER 6
YEAR B
On the same date: Elisha

Old Testament Ezekiel 17:22–24
Psalm Psalm 1
Epistle   2 Corinthians 5:1–10 (11–17)
 Gospel Mark 4:26–34


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

The Episcopal Church. Book of Common Prayer Lectionary

SUNDAY, JUNE 14, 2015 | AFTER PENTECOST
PROPER 6, SUNDAY
YEAR 1

 Psalms (Morning)       Psalm 93, 96
Psalms (Evening)       Psalm 34
Old TestamentSirach 46:11–20
New Testament Revelation 15:1–8
GospelMatthew 18:1–14


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