Readings - Sunday, 6 June 2021 – Second Sunday after Pentecost, Year B (Proper 5)

Note: There are two sets of first readings (with accompanying Psalms) given for the Sundays after Pentecost: (a) a new semi-continuous set, and (b) a set related thematically to the gospels (as in the earlier form of the lectionary). It is intended that either one of these two sets be used throughout and that they not be mixed.

a) Psalm 138 Antiphon
When I called, you answered me.  (Ps 138:3a NIV)


b) Psalm 130 Antiphon
With the Lord is unfailing love and with him is full redemption.  (Ps 130:7b NIV)

First Reading:
a)1 Samuel 8:4-11 (12-15) 16-20 (11:14,15) The people of Israel demand a king
b) Genesis 3:8-15 Human disobedience and God’s judgement

a) Psalm 138 - a) Psalm 138 Antiphon:
b) Psalm 130 - b) Psalm 130 Antiphon:

Responsive Psalm:
a) Psalm 138 _Standard PPT
a) Psalm 138 _Widescreen PPT
b) Psalm 130_Standard PPT
b) Psalm 130_Widescreen PPT

Second Reading:
2 Corinthians 4:13 – 5:1 The glory to come far exceeds our troubles

Mark 3:20-35 Questions about Jesus’ power

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