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Weekday Scripture Readings

We are providing in St Matthew’s Mail magazine and on our website, a scheme of weekday scripture readings, one from the Old Testament and one from the New Testament. These are taken from the 'Additional Lectionary’ which was constructed by the Church of England principally for use in Cathedrals at weekday Evensong where there are many visitors. Typically the readings are more manageable, and we hope that this will be a good way into the discipline of opening and reading your Bible each day. Many of us do not read our Bible, if we have one, and this is a serious impediment to our growing in the Christian Faith and understanding. It would be a wonderful step forward in our discipleship if, as a dispersed community, we could embark on this daily adventure in the knowledge that others are doing the same – parishioners and the Church at large – and spend a little time prayerfully reflecting on what we have read.

If you need further guidance, or advice as to a reliable translation of the Bible, please speak with Fr Nicholas.

October 2019

Tuesday 1   October Proverbs 8.1-11 Luke 6.39-end
Wednesday 2   October Proverbs 2.1-15 Colossians 1.9-20
Thursday 3   October Genesis 1.1-13 John 1.1-18
Friday 4   October Deuteronomy 7.7-16 1 Corinthians 1.18-end
Saturday 5 October Jeremiah 1.4-10 Luke 2.41-end
Monday 7 October Genesis 21.1-13 Luke 1.26-38
Tuesday 8 October Ruth 4.7-17 Luke 2.25-38
Wednesday 9 October 2 Kings 4.1-7 John 2.1-11
Thursday 10   October 2 Kings 4.25b-37 Mark 3.19b-35
Friday 11 October Ruth 1.1-18 John 19.25b-30
Saturday 12 October Exodus 15.19-27 Acts 1.6-14
Monday 14 October Exodus 19.16-end Hebrews 12.18-end
Tuesday 15 October 1 Chronicles 16.1-13 Revelation 11.15-end
Wednesday 16   October 1 Chronicles 29.10-19 Colossians 3.12-17
Thursday 17   October Nehemiah 8.1-12 1 Corinthians 14.1-12
Friday 18   October Isaiah 61.1-6 Colossians 4.7-end
Saturday 19   October Daniel 6.6-23 Revelation 12.7-12
Monday 21   October 2 Samuel 22.4-7, 17-20 Hebrews 7.26-8.6
Tuesday 22   October Proverbs 22.17-end 2 Corinthians 12.1-10
Wednesday 23   October Hosea 14 James 2.14-26
Thursday 24   October Isaiah 24.1-15 John 16.25-33
Friday 25   October Jeremiah 14.1-9 Luke 23.44-56
Saturday 26   October Zechariah 8.14-end John 20.19-end
Monday 28 October Jeremiah 3.11-18 Jude 1-4, 17-end
Tuesday 29   October 1 Samuel 4.12-end Luke 1.57-80
Wednesday 30   October Haggai 1.1-11 Mark 1.1-11
Thursday 31   October Isaiah 35 Matthew 11.2-19


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