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Lord’s Day, the

Lord’s Day, the

As well as keeping the Sabbath, the first Christians assembled together on the first day of the week to commemorate Jesus Christ’s resurrection through the Lord’s Supper. The Lord’s Day quickly became the focal point of the Christian week, eventually assuming the characteristics of the Jewish Sabbath, namely worship and rest.


Manser, Martin H. Dictionary of Bible Themes: The Accessible and Comprehensive Tool for Topical Studies. London: Martin Manser, 2009. Print.

The International Sunday School Lesson

Lesson for August 28, 2016
Love Fulfills the Law Romans 12:1, 2; 13:8–10
Dr. Mark Scott wrote this treatment of the InternationalSunday School Lesson. Scott teaches preaching and New Testament at Ozark Christian College, Joplin, Missouri. This lesson treatment is published in the August 21 issue of The Lookout magazine and is also available online at www.lookoutmag.com. ______ By Mark Scott  The most outstanding attribute of God is love(1 John 4:8). The greatest commandment is to loveGod(Mark 12:30). The second greatest commandment is to love one’s neighbor (v. 31). The first listed fruit of the Holy Spirit is love (Galatians 5:22). All the commandments of God are swallowed up in love. This is why love fulfills the law. We come to the end of our time in Romans with a lesson from this practical section where love is mentioned in every chapter (Romans 12–16). Love is to be sincere and causes devotion to one another (12:9, 10). Love fulfills the law and does no harm to one’s neighbor (13:8, 10…

Christian Worship Three Year Lectionary (with Supplemental Lectionary)

SUNDAY, AUGUST 28, 2016 | PENTECOST
FIFTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
YEAR C

Old Testament       Proverbs 25:6, 7
             Psalm       Psalm 119
 New Testament       Hebrews 13:1–8
New Testament       James 2:1–13 (Supplemental)
 Gospel       Luke 14:1, 7–14


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

United Methodist Revised Common Lectionary

SUNDAY, AUGUST 28, 2016 | AFTER PENTECOST
PROPER 17
YEAR C

Old Testament       Jeremiah 2:4–13
             Psalm       Psalm 81:1, 10–16 (UMH 803)
New Testament       Hebrews 13:1–8, 15–16
Gospel       Luke 14:1, 7–14


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

Catholic Lectionary

SUNDAY, AUGUST 28, 2016 | ORDINARY TIME
TWENTY-SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
YEAR C | ROMAN MISSAL

              First ReadingSirach 3:17–18, 20, 28–29
Response       Psalm 68:11b
              Psalm       Psalm 68:4–7, 10–11
Second Reading       Hebrews 12:18–19, 22–24a
Gospel Acclamation       Matthew 11:29ab
Gospel       Luke 14:1, 7–14


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

Lutheran Service Book Three Year Lectionary

SUNDAY, AUGUST 28, 2016 | PENTECOST
PROPER 17
YEAR C
On the same date: Augustine of Hippo, Pastor, and Theologian

Old Testament       Proverbs 25:2–10
             Psalm       Psalm 131
Epistle       Hebrews 13:1–17
Gospel       Luke 14:1–14


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

The Episcopal Church

SUNDAY, AUGUST 28, 2016 | AFTER PENTECOST
PROPER 17
YEAR C

Psalm       Psalm 112
             First Reading       (Sirach 10:7–11) 12–18
Second Reading       Hebrews 13:1–8
Gospel       Luke 14:1, 7–14


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