Thu, 23 July 2020
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August 16, 2020 is Pentecost 11A/Proper 15A/Ordinary 21A
Genesis 45:1-15 – Joseph reveals himself to his brothers after weeping bitterly. The brothers return to their father with gifts from Joseph.
Isaiah 56:1, 6-8 - And the foreigners who join themselves to the Lord… these I will bring to my holy mountain, and make them joyful in my house of prayer… for my house shall be called a house of prayer for all peoples.
Psalm 133 – How good and pleasant it is when brothers live together in unity.
Psalm 67 - The earth has yielded its increase; God, our God, has blessed us. May God continue to bless us; let all the ends of the earth revere him.
Romans 11:1-2a, 29-32 - For the gifts and the calling of God are irrevocable. Just as you were once disobedient to God but have now received mercy because of their disobedience, so they have now been disobedient in order that, by the mercy shown to you, they too may now receive mercy. For God has imprisoned all in disobedience so that he may be merciful to all.
Matthew 15:[10-20] 21-28 - What defiles a person… The faith of the Canaanite woman.