Volunteer with Presbyterian Disaster Assistance, Volunteer for Elected Service at the General Assembly Level. 31Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away. Please note that two distinct lectionaries are provided on this page: the two-year Daily Lectionary from the Book of Common Worship and the three-year Revised Common Lectionary (RCL) for Sundays and festivals; be sure you select the appropriate one.           who works for those who wait for him.           and given them tears to drink in full measure.      for you have hidden your face from us,           or attempts to take hold of you; 7   There is no one who calls on your name,      the sun will be darkened, 1   Give ear, O Shepherd of Israel, 9God is faithful; by him you were called into the fellowship of his Son, Jesus Christ our Lord. 5   You have fed them with the bread of tears,           we are the clay, and you are our potter; 7   Restore us, O God of hosts; 4I give thanks to my God always for you because of the grace of God that has been given you in Christ Jesus, 5for in every way you have been enriched in him, in speech and knowledge of every kind — 6just as the testimony of Christ has been strengthened among you — 7so that you are not lacking in any spiritual gift as you wait for the revealing of our Lord Jesus Christ. 6   You make us the scorn of our neighbors; Read today’s lectionary readings.           and the moon will not give its light, 25  and the stars will be falling from heaven,           and the powers in the heavens will be shaken. 3   Restore us, O God; Lectionary The Lectionary is a method by which, over a period of three years, much of the Bible is read aloud in Church. Full coverage requires Bible readings every day of the year.           because you hid yourself we transgressed.           let your face shine, that we may be saved. 24“But in those days, after that suffering, 28“From the fig tree learn its lesson: as soon as its branch becomes tender and puts forth its leaves, you know that summer is near.           the one whom you made strong for yourself. Stir up your might, 8He will also strengthen you to the end, so that you may be blameless on the day of our Lord Jesus Christ. 19  Restore us, O LORD God of hosts; 29So also, when you see these things taking place, you know that he is near, at the very gates. 5   You meet those who gladly do right, You who are enthroned upon the cherubim, shine forth 2        before Ephraim and Benjamin and Manasseh. The year which begins with Advent 2019 and ends at Advent 2020 is Year A. 6 The point is this: the one who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and the one who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. The year which began at Advent 2018 and ended at Advent 2019 is Year C. The First Sunday of Advent 2020 begins Year B.           and come to save us! Polk Presbyterian Church. 9   Do not be exceedingly angry, O LORD,           give us life, and we will call on your name.           no ear has perceived,           and all our righteous deeds are like a filthy cloth 7 Each of you must give as you have made up your mind, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.           we are all the work of your hand. The readings from the two-year daily lectionary are not included in this document.           and do not remember iniquity forever. 4   From ages past no one has heard,           and have delivered us into the hand of our iniquity 8   Yet, O LORD, you are our Father; 32“But about that day or hour no one knows, neither the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father.      We all fade like a leaf,           and our iniquities, like the wind, take us away. 4   O LORD God of hosts, 30Truly I tell you, this generation will not pass away until all these things have taken place. [Year A] Second Sunday of Christmas—January 5, 2020 Jeremiah 31:7–14 Psalm 147:12–20 The Sunday Lectionary is a three year cyclical lectionary.           and the fire causes water to boil — 17  But let your hand be upon the one at your right hand, 35Therefore, keep awake — for you do not know when the master of the house will come, in the evening, or at midnight, or at cockcrow, or at dawn, 36or else he may find you asleep when he comes suddenly. 3Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. The one exception to This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. Now consider, we are all your people. These Scripture readings are from the three-year Revised Common Lectionary as provided in the Presbyterian Book of Common Worship (Westminster John Knox Press, 2018).           let your face shine, that we may be saved.           how long will you be angry with your people’s prayers? 37And what I say to you I say to all: Keep awake.”, “For I was hungry and you gave me food…” — Matthew 25:35, © 2020 Presbyterian Mission Agency   Privacy Policy | GDPR Privacy Policy | Legal Notices.           so that the nations might tremble at your presence 3   When you did awesome deeds that we did not expect,      no eye has seen any God besides you, 27Then he will send out the angels, and gather his elect from the four winds, from the ends of the earth to the ends of heaven.           let your face shine, that we may be saved. 34It is like a man going on a journey, when he leaves home and puts his slaves in charge, each with his work, and commands the doorkeeper to be on the watch. 6   We have all become like one who is unclean,           you who lead Joseph like a flock! 26Then they will see ‘the Son of Man coming in clouds’ with great power and glory.           those who remember you in your ways. 814-437-3153 1   O that you would tear open the heavens and come down, This Lectionary, being oriented towards worship, includes readings for every Sunday and major festivals when they fall during the week. 729 Main Street, Polk, Pennsylvania 16342, United States.           our enemies laugh among themselves.           you came down, the mountains quaked at your presence. 33Beware, keep alert; for you do not know when the time will come.           so that the mountains would quake at your presence — 2   as when fire kindles brushwood      to make your name known to your adversaries, 18   Then we will never turn back from you; But you were angry, and we sinned;