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The International Sunday School Lesson

Lesson for June 19, 2016 The Day of Joy for the Remnant Zephaniah 3:9–14, 20 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 June 12 issue of The Lookout magazine and is also available online at www.lookoutmag.com. ______ By Mark Scott  Have you ever considered God in the role of a tailor? He knows about making something out of remnants—and so did the prophet Zephaniah. Jeremiah, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah formed the triad of prophets whom God used to prepare his people for Babylonian captivity. But way before the captivity took place (586 BC), God was already predicting the end of the captivity, the return of the exiles, and the refinement of the remnant so that the promise of the Messiah would be ensured. Much of Zephaniah’s writing is a scathing judgment on the…

Christian Worship Three Year Lectionary (with Supplemental Lectionary)

SUNDAY, JUNE 19, 2016 | PENTECOST
FIFTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
YEAR C

       Old Testament       Zechariah 13:7–9
   Old Testament       Genesis 39:6b–12, 16–23                                                                     (Supplemental)
             Psalm                      Psalm 22
New Testament       Galatians 3:23–29
New Testament       Hebrews 11:24–26 (Supplemental)
 Gospel                     Luke 9:18–24


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

Catholic Lectionary

SUNDAY, JUNE 19, 2016 | ORDINARY TIME
TWELFTH SUNDAY IN
ORDINARY TIME
YEAR C | ROMAN MISSAL

First Reading       Zechariah 12:10–11, 13:1
Response       Psalm 63:2b
              Psalm       Psalm 63:2–6, 8–9
Second Reading       Galatians 3:26–29
Gospel Acclamation       John 10:27
Gospel       Luke 9:18–24


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

United Methodist Revised Common Lectionary

SUNDAY, JUNE 19, 2016 | AFTER PENTECOST
PROPER 7
YEAR C

 Old Testament       1 Kings 19:1–15a
             Psalm       Psalm 42 (UMH 777)
New Testament       Galatians 3:23–29
Gospel       Luke 8:26–39


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

Lutheran Service Book Three Year Lectionary

SUNDAY, JUNE 19, 2016 | PENTECOST
PROPER 7
YEAR C

 Old Testament       Isaiah 65:1–9
             Psalm       Psalm 3
Epistle       Galatians 3:23–4:7
Gospel       Luke 8:26–39


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

The Episcopal Church

SUNDAY, JUNE 19, 2016 | AFTER PENTECOST
PROPER 7
YEAR C

 Psalm       Psalm 63:1–8
First Reading       Zechariah 12:8–10, 13:1
Second Reading       Galatians 3:23–29
Gospel       Luke 9:18–24


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