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The Lord's Day

LORD’S DAY—only once, in Rev. 1:10, was in the early Christian ages used to denote the first day of the week, which commemorated the Lord’s resurrection. There is every reason to conclude that John thus used the name.

Easton, M. G. Easton’s Bible dictionary 1893 : n. pag. Print.
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Lord’s Day, the

As well as keeping the Sabbath, the first Christiansassembled 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

                                                                       Lessonfor September 11, 2016
The Mountain of God Isaiah 25:6-10a
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 September 4 issue of The Lookout magazine and is also available online at www.lookoutmag.com. ______ By Mark Scott  God does some of his most important work on mountains. God’s wrath against humankind’s evil was averted when the ark rested on Mount Ararat (Genesis 8:4). God’s test of Abraham’s faith took place on the mount he named The Lord Will Provide (Genesis 22:14). God’s law was given to his people on Mount Sinai (Exodus 19, 20). God’s house was built on Mount Zion (1 Kings 8). God’s victory over false gods was secured on Mount Carmel (1 Kings 18). Jesus delivered his famous sermon on what is now called the Mount of Beatitudes(Matthew 5:1, 2). Jes…

Christian Worship Three Year Lectionary (with Supplemental Lectionary)

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2016 | PENTECOST
SEVENTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
YEAR C

 Old Testament       Exodus 32:7–14
Old Testament       Hosea 3:1–5 (Supplemental)
             Psalm       Psalm 51
New Testament       1 Timothy 1:12–17
 New Testament       2 Corinthians 2:5–11 (Supplemental)
Gospel       Luke 15:1–10


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

United Methodist Revised Common Lectionary

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2016 | ORDINARY TIME
TWENTY-FOURTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
YEAR C | ROMAN MISSAL

First Reading       Exodus 32:7–11, 13–14
Response       Luke 15:18
              Psalm       Psalm 51:3–4, 12–13, 17, 19
Second Reading       1 Timothy 1:12–17
Gospel Acclamation       2 Corinthians 5:19
Gospel       Luke 15:1–32 or Luke 15:1–10


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

Catholic Lectionary

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2015 | ORDINARY TIME
SIXTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
YEAR B | ROMAN MISSAL

              First Reading       Leviticus 13:1–2, 44–46
Response       Psalm 32:7
              Psalm       Psalm 32:1–2, 5, 11
Second Reading       1 Corinthians 10:31–11:1
Gospel Acclamation       Luke 7:16
  Gospel       Mark 1:40–45


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

Lutheran Service Book Three Year Lectionary

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2015 | EPIPHANY
THE TRANSFIGURATION OF OUR LORD
YEAR B

Old Testament       2 Kings 2:1–12 or Exodus 34:29–35
             Psalm       Psalm 50:1–6
 Epistle       2 Corinthians 3:12–13 (14–18) 4:1–6
Gospel       Mark 9:2–9


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

The Episcopal Church

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2016 | AFTER PENTECOST
PROPER 19
YEAR C

Psalm       Psalm 51:1–17 or Psalm 51:1–10
First Reading       Exodus 32:1, 7–14
Second Reading       1 Timothy 1:12–17
Gospel       Luke 15:1–10


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