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The International Sunday School Lesson Outline, The KJV Standard Lesson Commentary, 2014–2015.

July 5 Lesson 5 NO REST FOR THE WICKED
DEVOTIONAL READING: Proverbs 11:1–10 BACKGROUND SCRIPTURE: Micah 2

MICAH 2:4–11


4 In that day shall one take up a parable against you, and lament with a doleful lamentation, and say, We be utterly spoiled: he hath changed the portion of my people: how hath he removed it from me! turning away he hath divided our fields.

5 Therefore thou shalt have none that shall cast a cord by lot in the congregation of the LORD.

6 Prophesy ye not, say they to them that prophesy: they shall not prophesy to them, that they shall not take shame.

7 O thou that art named the house of Jacob, is the spirit of the LORD straitened? are these his doings? do not my words do good to him that walketh uprightly?



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8 Even of late my people is risen up as an enemy: ye pull off the robe with the garment from them that pass by securely as men averse from war. 9 The women of my people have ye cast out from their pleasant houses; from their children have ye taken…

Lesson based on International Sunday School Lesson

Lesson for July 5, 2015 No Rest for the Wicked
Micah 2This treatment of the International Sunday SchoolLesson is written by Sam E. Stone, former editor of CHRISTIAN STANDARD. It is published in the June 28 issue of The Lookout magazine, and is also available online at www.lookoutmag.com. ______ By Sam E. Stone  During this month we will focus attention on another of the “minor prophets”—Micah. He lived during the time of the divided kingdom. Some of the tribes of Israel had broken away from the northern kingdom, with its capital in Samaria. The southern kingdom continued to be headquartered in Jerusalem. Micah was a contemporary of Isaiah. While Isaiah preached to the royal court in the capital city of Jerusalem, Micah prophesied out in the Judean countryside. Their messages were basically the same, however. Both insisted on personal, heartfelt obedience to God. The prophet Micah is mentioned by name in only two places in Scripture—Micah 1:1 and Jeremiah 26:18. The Assyrians had become…

Christian

SUNDAY, JULY 5, 2015 | PENTECOST
SIXTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
YEAR B

Old TestamentLamentations 3:22–33
Old Testament2 Samuel 12:11–25 (Supplemental)
PsalmPsalm 30
New Testament  2 Corinthians 8:1–9, 13, 14
 New Testament  2 Timothy 1:8–14 (Supplemental)
Gospel       Mark 5:21–24a, 35–43


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

United Methodist

SUNDAY, JULY 5, 2015 | AFTER PENTECOST
PROPER 9
YEAR B

Old Testament2 Samuel 5:1–5, 9–10
Psalm       Psalm 48 (UMH 782)
New Testament 2 Corinthians 12:2–10
Gospel       Mark 6:1–13


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

Catholic

SUNDAY, JULY 5, 2015 | ORDINARY TIME
FOURTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
YEAR B | ROMAN MISSAL

              First Reading       Ezekiel 2:2–5
              Response       Psalm 123:2cd
Psalm       Psalm 123:1–4
              Second Reading       2 Corinthians 12:7–10
Gospel Acclamation       Luke 4:18
Gospel       Mark 6:1–6


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

Lutheran Service Book Three Year Lectionary

SUNDAY, JULY 5, 2015 | PENTECOST
PROPER 9
YEAR B

Old Testament  Ezekiel 2:1–5
Psalm       Psalm 123
Epistle       2 Corinthians 12:1–10
Gospel       Mark 6:1–13


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

The Episcopal Church. Book of Common Prayer Lectionary

SUNDAY, JULY 5, 2015 | AFTER PENTECOST
PROPER 9, SUNDAY
YEAR 1

Psalms (Morning)       Psalm 146, 147
 Psalms (Evening)       Psalm 111, 112, 113
Old Testament1 Samuel 14:36–45
New TestamentRomans 5:1–11
 Gospel Matthew 22:1–14


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