Readings for Sundays and Festival Days

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Series C Date
Festival Day (Color)
Lutheran Worship (LCMS) Texts
Revised Common Lectionary Texts
Feb 24 Seventh Sunday after the Epiphany (Green) Genesis 45:3-15; Psalm 103:1-13; 1 Corinthians 15:21-26,30-42; Luke 6:27-38 Genesis 45:3-11,15; Psalm 37:1-11,39-40; 1 Corinthians 15:35-38,42-50; Luke 6:27-38
Mar 3 The Transfiguration of Our Lord (White) Deuteronomy 34:1-12; Psalm 99:1-9; Hebrews 3:1-6; Luke 9:28-36 Exodus 34:29-35; Psalm 99:1-9; 2 Corinthians 3:12-4:2; Luke 9:28-36 (37-43a)
Mar 6 Ash Wednesday (Black) Joel 2:12-19; Psalm 51:1-13 (14-19); 2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10; Matthew 6:1-6,16-21 Joel 2:1-2,12-17 or Isaiah 58:1-12; 2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10; Matthew 6:1-6,16-21
Mar 10 First Sunday in Lent (Purple) Deuteronomy 26:1-11; Psalm 91:1-13; Romans 10:8b-13; Luke 4:1-13 Deuteronomy 26:1-11; Psalm 91:1-2,9-16; Romans 10:8b-13; Luke 4:1-13
Mar 17 Second Sunday in Lent (Purple) Jeremiah 26:8-15; Psalm 4:1-8; Philippians 3:17-4:1; Luke 13:31-35 Genesis 15:1-12,17-18; Psalm 27:1-14; Philippians 3:17-4:1; Luke 13:31-35 or Luke 9:28-36 (37-43a)
Mar 24 Third Sunday in Lent (Purple) Ezekiel 33:7-20; Psalm 85:1-13; 1 Corinthians 10:1-13; Luke 13:1-9 Isaiah 55:1-9; Psalm 63:1-8; 1 Corinthians 10:1-13; Luke 13:1-9
Mar 31 Fourth Sunday in Lent (Purple) Isaiah 12:1-6; Psalm 32:1-11; 2 Corinthians 5:16-21; Luke 15:1-3,11-32 Joshua 5:9-12; Psalm 32:1-11; 2 Corinthians 5:16-21; Luke 15:1-3,11b-32
Apr 7 Fifth Sunday in Lent (Purple) Isaiah 43:16-21; Psalm 126:1-6; Philippians 3:8-14 (4b-7); Luke 20:9-20 Isaiah 43:16-21; Psalm 126:1-6; Philippians 3:4b-14; John 12:1-8
Apr 14 Palm Sunday/Sunday of the Passion (Red) Palm Sunday Procession

John 12:12-19

Deuteronomy 32:36-39; Psalm 118:19-29 or Psalm 31:9-16; Philippians 2:5-11; Luke 22:1-23:56 or Luke 23:1-56 or John 12:20-43

Procession with Palms

Luke 19:28-40

Isaiah 50:4-9a; Psalm 31:9-16; Philippians 2:5-11; Luke 22:14-23:56 or Luke 23:1-49

Apr 18 Maundy Thursday (White) Jeremiah 31:31-34; Psalm 116:12-19; Hebrews 10:15-25; Luke 22:7-20

or Exodus 12:1-14; Psalm 116:12-19; 1 Corinthians 11:23-32; John 13:1-17,31b-35

Exodus 12:1-4,11-14 (5-10); Psalm 116:1-2,12-19; 1 Corinthians 11:23-26; John 13:1-17,31b-35

Apr 19 Good Friday (Black)

Isaiah 52:13-53:12; Psalm 22:1-31 or Psalm 31:1-24; Hebrews 4:14-16, 5:7-9; John 18:1-19:42 or John 19:17-30

Isaiah 52:13-53:12; Psalm 22:1-31; Hebrews 10:16-25 or Hebrews 4:14-16, 5:7-9; John 18:1-19:42

Apr 21 The Resurrection of Our Lord - Easter Sunrise (White)

Job 19:23-27; Psalm 118:15-29; 1 Corinthians 15:51-57; John 20:1-18

 
Apr 21 The Resurrection of Our Lord - Easter Day (White)

Isaiah 65:17-25; Psalm 16:1-11; 1 Corinthians 15:19-26; Luke 24:1-12

Acts 10:34-43; Psalm 118:1-2,14-24; 1 Corinthians 15:19-26 or Acts 10:34-43; Luke 24:1-12 or John 20:1-18

Apr 28 Second Sunday of Easter (White) Acts 5:12-20 (21-32); Psalm 148:1-14; Revelation 1:4-18; John 20:19-31

Acts 5:27-32; Psalm 118:14-29 or Psalm 150:1-6; Revelation 1:4-8; John 20:19-31