Readings - Sunday, 18 June 2023 – Third Sunday after Pentecost, Year A (Proper 6).

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) Genesis 18:1-15 (21:1-7) The Lord appears to Abraham to announce the birth of Isaac
(b) Exodus 19:2-8a A kingdom of priests, a holy nation

(a) Psalm 116:1,2,12-19 - (a) Psalm 116:1,2,12-19 Antiphon: How can I repay the Lord for all his goodness to me? (Ps 116:12 NIV) OR I will lift up the cup of salvation and call on the name of the Lord. (Ps 116:13 NRSV)
(b) Psalm 100 - (b) Psalm 100 Antiphon: We are his people, and the sheep of his pasture. (Ps 100:3c NRSV)

Responsive Psalm:
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Second Reading:
Romans 5:1-8 Christ died for the ungodly

Matthew 9:35 - 10:8 (9-23) Jesus sends out the Twelve

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