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The International Sunday School Lesson

Lesson for July 31, 2016
From Death to Life Romans 6:1–4, 12–14, 17–23
Dr. Mark Scott wrote this treatment of the International Sunday School Lesson. Scott teaches preaching and New Testament at Ozark Christian College, Joplin, Missouri. This lesson treatment is published in the July 24 issue of The Lookout magazine, and is also available online at www.lookoutmag.com. ______ By Mark Scott  Jesus specializes in bringing life out of death. To the widow’s son at Nain Jesus said, “Young man, I say to you, get up!” (Luke 7:14). To Jairus’s daughter Jesus said, “Little girl, I say to you, get up!” (Mark 5:41). In front of Mary, Martha, and others, Jesus said, “Lazarus, come out!” (John 11:43). Life out of death—that is the gospel message and also Paul’s reminder to the Christiansin Rome. Die to Self in Baptism | Romans 6:1-4 Baptism is death before death. Paul reminded the Christiansof this truth so that they would not presume on grace. Romans 5 ended with Paul affirming the need for grace because…

Christian Worship Three Year Lectionary (with Supplemental Lectionary)

SUNDAY, JULY 31, 2016 | PENTECOST
ELEVENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
YEAR C

Old Testament       Ecclesiastes 1:2, 2:18–26
             Psalm       Psalm 34
   New Testament       Colossians 3:1–11
 New Testament       James 5:1–11 (Supplemental)
   Gospel       Luke 12:13–21


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

United Methodist Revised Common Lectionary

SUNDAY, JULY 31, 2016 | AFTER PENTECOST
PROPER 13
YEAR C

Old Testament       Hosea 11:1–11
             Psalm       Psalm 107:1–9, 43 (UMH 830)
New Testament       Colossians 3:1–11
Gospel       Luke 12:13–21


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

Catholic Lectionary

SUNDAY, JULY 31, 2016 | ORDINARY TIME
EIGHTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
YEAR C | ROMAN MISSAL

  First Reading       Ecclesiastes 1:2, 2:21–23
Response       Psalm 95:8
              Psalm       Psalm 90:3–6, 12–13
Second Reading       Colossians 3:1–5, 9–11
Gospel Acclamation       Matthew 5:3
Gospel       Luke 12:13–21


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

Lutheran Service Book Three Year Lectionary

SUNDAY, JULY 31, 2016 | PENTECOST
PROPER 13
YEAR C
On the same date: Joseph of Arimathea

Old Testament       Ecclesiastes 1:2, 12–14, 2:18–26
             Psalm       Psalm 100
 Epistle       Colossians 3:1–11
Gospel       Luke 12:13–21


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

The Episcopal Church

SUNDAY, JULY 31, 2016 | AFTER PENTECOST
PROPER 13
YEAR C

Psalm       Psalm 49 or Psalm 49:1–12
First Reading       Ecclesiastes 1:12–14 (2:1–7, 11) 18–23
 Second Reading       (Colossians 3:5–11) 12–17
 Gospel       Luke 12:13–21


Index of Readings


PSALM
Option A
Psalm 49


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