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The International KJV Sunday School Lesson

Lesson for May 8, 2016 Grateful Faith Luke 17:11-1
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 May 1 issue of The Lookout magazine and is also available online at www.lookoutmag.com. ______ By Mark Scott  Jesus’ teachings often overwhelmed the disciples. When he taught that he was the bread of life, his disciples said, “This is a hard teaching” (John 6:60). When he taught about what truly defiles a person, his disciples asked, “Do you know that the Pharisees were offended when they heard this?” (Matthew 15:12). When he taught about not causing others to stumble and the need for forgiveness, his disciples said, “Increase our faith” (Luke 17:5). How much faith do we need to do God’s work? Buckets—more than we think. Faith begins with the acceptance of eyewitne…

Christian Worship Three Year Lectionary (with Supplemental Lectionary)

SUNDAY, MAY 8, 2016 | EASTER
SEVENTH SUNDAY OF EASTER
YEAR C

First Reading       Acts 16:6–10
             Psalm       Psalm 8
             Psalm       Psalm 14 (Supplemental)
 New Testament       Revelation 22:12–17, 20
 New Testament       Romans 15:14–20 (Supplemental)
Gospel       John 17:20–26


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

United Methodist Revised Common Lectionary

SUNDAY, MAY 8, 2016 | EASTER
SEVENTH SUNDAY OF EASTER
YEAR C

First Reading       Acts 16:16–34
             Psalm       Psalm 97 (UMH 816)
New Testament       Revelation 22:12–14, 16–17, 20–21
Gospel       John 17:20–26


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

Catholic Lectionary

SUNDAY, MAY 8, 2016 | EASTER
ASCENSION OF THE LORD
In dioceses where Ascension is observed on Sunday.
YEAR C | ROMAN MISSAL
On the same date: 7th Sunday of Easter

First Reading       Acts 1:1–11
Response       Psalm 47:6
              Psalm       Psalm 47:2–3, 6–9
Second Reading       Ephesians 1:17–23 or Hebrews 9:24–                                                28, 10:19–23
Gospel Acclamation       Matthew 28:19a, 20b
Gospel       Luke 24:46–53


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

Lutheran Service Book Three Year Lectionary

SUNDAY, MAY 8, 2016 | EASTER
SEVENTH SUNDAY OF EASTER
YEAR C

             First Reading       Acts 1:12–26
             Psalm       Psalm 133
Epistle       Revelation 22:1–6 (7–11) 12–20
Gospel       John 17:20–26


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

The Episcopal Church

SUNDAY, MAY 8, 2016 | EASTER
SEVENTH SUNDAY OF EASTER
YEAR C

 Psalm       Psalm 68:1–20 or Psalm 47
First Reading       Acts 16:16–34 or 1 Samuel 12:19–24
Second Reading       Revelation 22:12–14, 16–17, 20 or                                                     Acts 16:16–34
Gospel       John 17:20–26


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