Year B    
  Psalm Lessons
     
First Sunday
of Advent
80:1-7,16-18 Isaiah 64:1-9
1 Corinthians 1:3-9
Mark 13:24-37
     
Second Sunday
of Advent
85:1-2,8-13 Isaiah 40:1-11
2 Peter 3:8-15a
Mark 1:1-8
     
Third Sunday
of Advent
126
or Canticle 3 or 15
Isaiah 61:1-4,8-11
1 Thessalonians 5:16-24
John 1:6-8,19-28
     
Fourth Sunday
of Advent
Cantle 3 or 15
or 89:1-4,19-26
2 Samuel 7:1-11,16
Romans 16:25-27
Luke 1:26-38
     
Christmas Day I 96 Isaiah 9:2-7
Titus 2:11-14
Luke 2:1-14,(15-20)
     
Christmas Day II 97 Isaiah 62:6-12
Titus 3:4-7
Luke 2:(1-7),8-20
     
Christmas Day III 98 Isaiah 52:7-10
Hebrews 1:1-4,(5-12)
John 1:1-14
     
First Sunday
after Christmas
147
or 147:13-21
Isaiah 61:10—62:3
Galatians 3:23-25; 4:4-7
John 1:1-18
     
Holy Name
January 1
8 Numbers 6:22-27
Galatians 4:4-7
or Philippians 2:5-11
Luke 2:15-21

 

Lectionary B    901


 

  Psalm Lessons
     
Second Sunday
after Christmas
84
or 84:1-8
Jeremiah 31:7-14
Ephesians 1:3-6,15-19a
Matthew 2:13-15,19-23
or Luke 2:41-52
or Matthew 2:1-12
     
The Epiphany
January 6
72:1-7,10-14 Isaiah 60:1-6
Ephesians 3:1-12
Matthew 2:1-12
     
Season of Epiphany (Ordinary Time)    
     
First Sunday
after Epiphany
29 Genesis 1:1-5
Acts 19:1-7
Mark 1:4-11
     
Second Sunday
after Epiphany
139:1-5,12-17 1 Samuel 3:1-10,(11-20)
1 Corinthians 6:12-20
John 1:43-51
     
Third Sunday
after Epiphany
62:6-14 Jonah 3:1-5,10
1 Corinthians 7:29-31
Mark 1:14-20
     
Fourth Sunday
after Epiphany
111 Deuteronomy 18:15-20
1 Corinthians 8:1-13
Mark 1:21-28
     
Fifth Sunday
after Epiphany
147:1-12,21c Isaiah 40:21-31
1 Corinthians 9:16-23
Mark 1:29-39
     
Sixth Sunday
after Epiphany
30 2 Kings 5:1-14
1 Corinthians 9:24-27
Mark 1:40-45
     
Seventh Sunday
after Epiphany
41 Isaiah 43:18-25
2 Corinthians 1:18-22
Mark 2:1-12

 

902    Lectionary B


 

  Psalm Lessons
     
Eighth Sunday
after Epiphany
103:1-13,22 Hosea 2:14-20
2 Corinthians 3:1-6
Mark 2:13-22
     
Last Sunday
after Epiphany
50:1-6 2 Kings 2:1-12
2 Corinthians 4:3-6
Mark 9:2-9
     
Ash Wednesday 103
or 103:8-14
Joel 2:1-2,12-17
or Isaiah 58:1-12
2 Corinthians 5:20b—6:10
Matthew 6:1-6,16-21
     
First Sunday
in Lent
25:1-9 Genesis 9:8-17
1 Peter 3:18-22
Mark 1:9-15
     
Second Sunday
in Lent
22:22-30 Genesis 17:1-7,15-16
Romans 4:13-25
Mark 8:31-38
     
Third Sunday
in Lent
19 Exodus 20:1-17
1 Corinthians 1:18-25
John 2:13-22
     
Fourth Sunday
in Lent
107:1-3,17-22 Numbers 21:4-9
Ephesians 2:1-10
John 3:14-21
     
Fifth Sunday
in Lent
51:1-3
or 119:9-16
Jeremiah 31:31-34
Hebrews 5:5-10
John 12:20-33
     
Palm Sunday    
     
Liturgy of
the Palms
118:1-2,19-29 Mark 11:1-11
or John 12:12-16

 

Lectionary B    903


 

  Psalm Lessons
     
Liturgy of
the Word
31:9-16 Isaiah 50:4-9a
Philippians 2:5-11
Mark 14:1—15:47
or Mark 15:1-39,(40-47)
     
Monday in
Holy Week
36:5-11 Isaiah 42:1-9
Hebrews 9:11-15
John 12:1-11
     
Tuesday in
Holy Week
71:1-14 Isaiah 49:1-7
1 Corinthians 1:18-31
John 12:20-36
     
Wednesday in
Holy Week
70 Isaiah 50:4-9a
Hebrews 12:1-3
John 13:21-32
     
Maundy Thursday 116:1,10-17 Exodus 12:1-4,(5-10),11-14
1 Corinthians 11:23-26
John 13:1-17,31b-35
     
Good Friday 22 Isaiah 52:13—53:12
Hebrews 10:16-25
or Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9
John 18:1—19:42
     
Holy Saturday 31:1-4,15-16 Job 14:1-14
or Lamentations 3:1-9,19-24
1 Peter 4:1-8
Matthew 27:57-66
or John 19:38-42
     
Easter Day    
     
The Great Vigil See page 893.  

 

904    Lectionary B


 

  Psalm Lessons
     
Principal Service 118:1-2,14-24 Acts 10:34-43
or Isaiah 25:6-9
1 Corinthians 15:1-11
or Acts 10:34-43
John 20:1-18
or Mark 16:1-8
     
Evening Service 114 Isaiah 25:6-9
1 Corinthians 5:6b-8
Luke 24:13-49
     
Monday in
Easter Week
16:8-11
or 118:19-24
Acts 2:14,22b-32
Matthew 28:9-15
     
Tuesday in
Easter Week
33:18-22
or 118:19-24
Acts 2:36-41
John 20:11-18
     
Wednesday in
Easter Week
105:1-8
or 118:19-24
Acts 3:1-10
Luke 24:13-35
     
Thursday in
Easter Week
8
or 114
or 118:19-24
Acts 3:11-26
Luke 24:36b-48
     
Friday in
Easter Week
116:1-8
or 118:19-24
Acts 4:1-12
John 21:1-14
     
Saturday in
Easter Week
118:14-18
or 118:19-24
Acts 4:13-21
Mark 16:9-15,20
     
Second Sunday
of Easter
133 Acts 4:31-35
1 John 1:1—2:2
John 20:19-31
     
Third Sunday
of Easter
4 Acts 3:12-19
1 John 3:1-7
Luke 24:36b-48

 

Lectionary B    905


 

  Psalm Lessons
     
Fourth Sunday
of Easter
23 Acts 4:5-12
1 John 3:16-24
John 10:11-18
     
Fifth Sunday
of Easter
22:24-30 Acts 8:26-40
1 John 4:7-21
John 15:1-8
     
Sixth Sunday
of Easter
98 Acts 10:44-48
1 John 5:1-6
John 15:9-17
     
Ascension Day 47
or 93
Acts 1:1-11
Ephesians 1:15-23
Luke 24:44-53
     
Seventh Sunday
of Easter
1 Acts 1:15-17,21-26
1 John 5:9-13
John 17:6-19
     
Day of Pentecost    
     
Early or
Vigil Service
33:12-22
Canticle 2 or 13

130
Canticle 9
104:25-32
Genesis 11:1-9
or Exodus 19:1-9a,16-20a;
    20:18-20
or Ezekiel 37:1-14
or Joel 2:28-32
Acts 2:1-11
or Romans 8:14-17,22-27
John 7:37-39a
     
Principal Service 104:25-35,37 Acts 2:1-21
or Ezekiel 37:1-14
Romans 8:22-27
or Acts 2:1-21
John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15

On the weekdays which follow, the numbered Proper which corresponds
most closely to the date of Pentecost in that year is used.  See page 158.

 

906    Lectionary B


 

  Psalm Lessons
     
Trinity Sunday 29
or Canticle 2 or 13
Isaiah 6:1-8
Romans 8:12-17
John 3:1-17

On the Weekdays which follow, the numbered Proper which corresponds
most closely to the date of Trinity Sunday is used.

The Season after Pentecost (Ordinary Time)

Directions for the use of the Propers which follow are on page 896.

  Old Testament
Lessons and Psalms
New Testament
Lessons
     
Proper 1
Closest to
May 11
2 Kings 5:1-14
Ps. 30
1 Corinthians 9:24-27
Mark 1:40-45
     
Proper 2
Closest to
May 18
Isaiah 43:18-25
Ps. 41
2 Corinthians 1:18-22
Mark 2:1-12
     
Proper 3
Closest to
May 25
Hosea 2:14-20
Ps. 103:1-13,22
2 Corinthians 3:1-6
Mark 2:13-22
     
Proper 4
Closest to
June 1
1 Samuel 3:1-10(11-20)
Ps. 139:1-5,2-17
or Deuteronomy 5:12-15
Ps. 81:1-10
2 Corinthians 4:5-12
Mark 2:23—3:6
     
Proper 5
Closest to
June 8
1 Samuel 8:4-11(12-15),
    16-20(11:14-15)
Ps. 138
or Genesis 3:8-15
Ps. 130
2 Corinthians 4:13—5:1
Mark 3:20-35

 

Lectionary B    907


 

  Old Testament
Lessons and Psalms
New Testament
Lessons
     
Proper 6
Closest to
June 15
1 Samuel 15:34—16:13
Ps. 20
or Ezekiel 17:22-24 Ps. 92:1-4,11-14
2 Corinthians 5:6-10,
    (11-13), 14-17
Mark 4:26-34
     
Proper 7
Closest to
June 22
1 Samuel 17:(1a,4-11,
    19-23),32-49
Ps. 9:9-20
or 1 Samuel 17:57—
    18:5,10-16
or Job 38:1-11
Ps. 107:1-3,23-32
2 Corinthians 6:1-13
Mark 4:35-41
     
Proper 8
Closest to
June 29
2 Samuel 1:1,7-27
Ps. 130
or Wisdom of Solomon
    1:13-15; 2:23-24
Lamentations 3:21-33*
or Ps. 30
2 Corinthians 8:7-15
Mark 5:21-43
     
Proper 9
Closest to
July 6
2 Samuel 5:1-5,9-10
Ps. 48
or Ezekiel 2:1-5
Ps. 123
2 Corinthians 12:2-10
Mark 6:1-13
     
Proper 10
Closest to
July 13
2 Samuel 6:1-5,12b-19
Ps. 24
or Amos 7:7-15
Ps. 85:8-13
Ephesians 1:3-14
Mark 6:14-29
     
Proper 11
Closest to
July 20
2 Samuel 7:1-14a
Ps. 89:20-37
or Jeremiah 23:1-6
Ps. 23
Ephesians 2:11-22
Mark 6:30-34,53-56
     
  *As a Canticle  

 

908    Lectionary B


 

  Old Testament
Lessons and Psalms
New Testament
Lessons
     
Proper 12
Closest to
July 27
2 Samuel 11:1-15
Ps. 14
or 2 Kings 4:42-44
Ps. 145:10-19
Ephesians 3:14-21
John 6:1-21
     
Proper 13
Closest to
August 3
2 Samuel 11:26—12:13a
Ps. 51:1-13
or Exodus 16:2-4,9-15
Ps. 78:23-29
Ephesians 4:1-16
John 6:24-35
     
Proper 14
Closest to
August 10
2 Samuel 18:5-9
    15, 31-33
Ps. 130
or 1 Kings 19:4-8
Ps. 34:1-8
Ephesians 4:25—5:2
John 6:35,41-51
     
Proper 15
Closest to
August 17
1 Kings 2:10-12, 3:3-14
Ps. 111
or 1 Kings 19:4-8
Ps. 34:1-8
Ephesians 5:15-20
John 6:51-58
     
Proper 16
Closest to
August 24
1 Kings 8:(1,6,10-11),
    22-30, 41-43
Ps. 84
or Joshua 24:1-2a,14-18
Ps. 34:15-22
Ephesians 6:10-20
John 6:56-69
     
Proper 17
Closest to
August 31
Song of Solomon 2:8-13
Ps. 45:1-2,7-10
or Deuteronomy 4:1-2,
    6-9
Ps. 15
James 1:17-27
Mark 7:1-8,14-15,21-23
     
Proper 18
Closest to
September 7
Proverbs 22:1-2,
    8-9,22-23
Ps. 125
or Isaiah 35:4-7a
Ps. 146
or 146:4-9
James 2:1-10(11-13),14-17
Mark 7:24-37

 

Lectionary B    909


 

  Old Testament
Lessons and Psalms
New Testament
Lessons
     
Proper 19
Closest to
September 14
Proverbs 1:20-33
Ps. 19
or Wisdom of Solomon
    7:26—8:1*
Ps. 116:1-8
James 3:1-12
Mark 8:27-38
     
Proper 20
Closest to
September
21
Proverbs 31:10-31
Ps. 1
or Wisdom of Solomon
    1:16—2:1,12-22
or Jeremiah 11:18-20
Ps. 54
James 3:13—4:3,7-8a
Mark 9:30-37
     
Proper 21
Closest to
September
28
Esther 7:1-6,9-10;
    9:20-22
Ps. 124
or Numbers 11:4-6,
    10-16,24-29
Ps. 19:7-14
James 5:13-20
Mark 9:38-50
     
Proper 22
Closest to
October 5
Job 1:1,2:1-10
Ps. 26
or Genesis 2:18-24
Ps. 8
Hebrews 1:1-4; 2:5-12
Mark 10:2-16
     
Proper 23
Closest to
October 12
Job 23:1-9,16-17
Ps. 22:1-15
or Amos 5:6-7,10-15
Ps. 90:12-17
Hebrews 4:12-16
Mark 10:17-31
     
Proper 24
Closest to
October 19
Job 38:1-7,(34-41)
Ps. 104:1-9,25,37b
or Isaiah 53:4-12
Ps. 91:9-16
Hebrews 5:1-10
Mark 10:35-45
     
  *As a Canticle  

 

910    Lectionary B


 

  Old Testament
Lessons and Psalms
New Testament
Lessons
     
Proper 25
Closest to
October 26
Job 42:1-6,10-17
Ps. 34:1-8,(19-22)
or Jeremiah 31:7-9
Ps. 126
Hebrews 7:23-28
Mark 10:46-52
     
Proper 26
Closest to
November 2
Ruth 1:1-18
Ps. 146
or Deuteronomy 6:1-9
Ps. 119:1-8
Hebrews 9:11-14
Mark 12:28-34
     
Proper 27
Closest to
November 9
Ruth 3:1-5,4:13-17
Ps. 127
or 1 Kings 17:8-16
Ps. 146
Hebrews 9:24-28
Mark 12:38-44
     
Proper 28
Closest to
November 16
1 Samuel 1:4-20
1 Samuel 2:1-10*
or Daniel 12:1-3
Ps. 16
Hebrews 10:11-14
    (15-18)19-25
Mark 13:1-8
     
Proper 29
Closest to
November 23
2 Samuel 23:1-7
Ps. 132:1-13,(14-19)
or Daniel 7:9-10,13-14
Ps. 93
Revelation 1:4b-8
John 18:33-37
or Mark 11:1-11
     
  *As a Canticle  

 

Lectionary C    911