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The Episcopal Church

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2015 | EPIPHANY
LAST SUNDAY AFTER EPIPHANY
YEAR B

Psalm       Psalm 27 or Psalm 27:4–8
             First Reading       1 Kings 19:9–18
             Second Reading       2 Peter 1:16–19 (20–21)
             Gospel       Mark 9:2–9


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

The Sunday School Lesson Outline

November 8 Lesson 10 SAVED BY GRACE
DEVOTIONAL READING: Revelation 21:1–5 BACKGROUND SCRIPTURE: Acts 15:1–35

ACTS 15:1–12
1 And certain men which came down from Judaea taught the brethren, and said, Except ye be circumcised after the manner of Moses, ye cannot be saved.
2 When therefore Paul and Barnabas had no small dissension and disputation with them, they determined that Paul and Barnabas, and certain other of them, should go up to Jerusalem unto the apostles and elders about this question.
3 And being brought on their way by the church, they passed through Phenice and Samaria, declaring the conversion of the Gentiles: and they caused great joy unto all the brethren.
4 And when they were come to Jerusalem, they were received of the church, and of the apostles and elders, and they declared all things that God had done with them.
5 But there rose up certain of the sect of the Pharisees which believed, saying, That it was needful to circumcise them, and to command them to keep the law of Mos…

the International Sunday School Lesson.

Lesson for November 8, 2015
Saved by GraceActs 15:1-12
Dr. Mark Scott wrote this treatment of the International Sunday School Lesson. Scott teaches preaching and New Testament at Ozark Christian College, Joplin, Missouri, and has held preaching ministries in Missouri, Illinois, and Colorado. This lesson treatment is published in the November 1 issue of The Lookoutmagazine, and is also available online at www.lookoutmag.com. ______ By Mark Scott  Church growth can be a pain. It demands more space, time, effort, and personnel. For some people it’s a real threat, but most believers know that it’s eternally worth it. What is typically called the first missionary journey (Acts 13, Acts 14) was incredibly successful. Here are the statistics: two years, 1,200 miles, and six new churches. Not bad. More than one church has had to call a meeting as a result of church growth. The stakes were high regarding this special council meeting in Acts 15. So many Gentiles were responding to the gospel that t…

Christian Worship

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2015 | END TIME
SECOND SUNDAY OF END TIME
LAST JUDGMENT
YEAR B

   Old Testament Malachi 4:1, 2a
 Old TestamentMalachi 4:1–3 (Supplemental)
 Psalm       Psalm 90
New TestamentHebrews 9:24–28
Gospel       John 5:19–24
Gospel       John 5:19–30 (Supplemental)


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

United Methodist Revised Common Lectionary

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2015 | AFTER PENTECOST
PROPER 27
YEAR B

Old Testament       Ruth 3:1–5, 4:13–17
Psalm       Psalm 127 or Psalm 42 (UMH 777)
New Testament       Hebrews 9:24–28
 Gospel       Mark 12:38–44


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

Catholic Lectionary

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2015 | ORDINARY TIME
THIRTY-SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
YEAR B|ROMAN MISSAL

              First Reading       1 Kings 17:10–16
              Response       Psalm 146:1b
              Psalm       Psalm 146:7–10
              Second Reading       Hebrews 9:24–28
              Gospel Acclamation       Matthew 5:3
              Gospel       Mark 12:38–44 or Mark 12:41–44


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

Lutheran Service Book Three Year Lectionary

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2015 | PENTECOST
PROPER 27
YEAR B
On the same date: Johannes von Staupitz, Luther’s Father Confessor

             Old Testament       1 Kings 17:8–16
             Psalm       Psalm 146
             Epistle       Hebrews 9:24–28
Gospel       Mark 12:38–44


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

The Episcopal Church

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2015 | AFTER PENTECOST
PROPER27
YEAR B
On the same date: All Saints’ Day (Observed)

             Psalm       Psalm 146 or Psalm 146:5–10
             First Reading       1 Kings 17:8–16
             Second Reading       Hebrews 9:24–28
 Gospel       Mark 12:38–44


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