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The International Sunday School Lesson

Lesson for November 13, 2016New JerusalemRevelation 21:9-27Dr. 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 November 6 issue of The Lookout magazine and is also available online at www.lookoutmag.com. ______ By Mark Scott  Jerusalem is a stunning city. When the sun hits this city of stone, it sparkles. But the New Jerusalem that John saw in his vision sparkled even more. John utilized vivid language to describe what he saw. Much of this may be literally what John saw. But because John had never seen anything like this, some of it may be the best he can do with figures of speech. Metaphors and symbols are embraced when normal language just does not cut it. The Wife City | Revelation 21:9-14 John was mesmerized by this holy city that came down out of Heaven. He obeyed the voice of one of the seven angels (Revelation 15:1), finding hi…

Christian Worship Three Year Lectionary (with Supplemental Lectionary).

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2016 | END TIME
THIRD SUNDAY OF END TIME
SAINTS TRIUMPHANT
YEAR C

Old Testament       Isaiah 65:17–25
             Psalm       Psalm 150
New Testament       2 Thessalonians 2:13–3:5
New Testament       Revelation 22:1–5 (Supplemental)
 Gospel       Luke 20:27–38


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

United Methodist Revised Common Lectionary

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2016 | AFTER PENTECOST
PROPER 28
YEAR C

Old Testament       Isaiah 65:17–25
             Psalm       Isaiah 12 or Psalm 118 (UMH 839)
 New Testament       2 Thessalonians 3:6–13
Gospel       Luke 21:5–19


Vanderbilt Divinity Library. United Methodist Revised Common Lectionary. Bellingham, WA: Faithlife, 2009. Print.

Catholic Lectionary

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2016 | ORDINARY TIME
THIRTY-THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
YEAR C | ROMAN MISSAL | LECTIONARY

First Reading       Malachi 3:19–20a
Response       Psalm 98:9
              Psalm       Psalm 98:5–9
Second Reading       2 Thessalonians 3:7–12
Gospel Acclamation       Luke 21:28
Gospel       Luke 21:5–19


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

Lutheran Service Book Three Year Lectionary

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2016 | PENTECOST
PROPER 28
YEAR C

Old Testament       Malachi 4:1–6
             Psalm       Psalm 98
Epistle       (2 Thessalonians 3:1–5) 6–13
Gospel       Luke 21:5–28 (29–36)


Lutheran Service Book Three Year Lectionary. Bellingham, WA: Concordia Publishing House, 2009. Print.

The Episcopal Church

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2016 | AFTER PENTECOST
PROPER 28
YEAR C

Psalm       Psalm 98 or Psalm 98:4–9
First Reading       Malachi 3:13–4:2a, 4:5–6
 Second Reading       2 Thessalonians 3:6–13
Gospel       Luke 21:5–19


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