Readings - Sunday, 18 July 2021 – Eighth Sunday after Pentecost, Year B (Proper 11)

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.

First Reading:
a) 2 Samuel 7:1-14a God’s promise to David
b) Jeremiah 23:1-6 The Lord will gather his people

a) Psalm 89:20-37 - a) Psalm 89:20-37 Antiphon: I will sing of your steadfast love, O Lord, forever. (Ps 89:1a NRSV)
b) Psalm 23 - b) Psalm 23 Antiphon: The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not (be in) want. (Ps 23:1a NIV (or NRSV))

Responsive Psalm:
Psalm 89:20-37
Psalm 89:20-37
Psalm 23 _standard
Psalm 23 _widescreen

Second Reading:
Ephesians 2:11-22 We are all one in Christ

Mark 6:30-34,53-56 Jesus has compassion on the crowd

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