January 19, 2014

Psalter: Week II

Color: Green


Daily Readings:

  • First Reading

    Isaiah 49:3, 5-6
    3 And he said to me, "You are my servant, Israel, in whom I will be glorified."
    5 And now the LORD says, who formed me from the womb to be his servant, to bring Jacob back to him, and that Israel might be gathered to him, for I am honored in the eyes of the LORD, and my God has become my strength --
    6 he says: "It is too light a thing that you should be my servant to raise up the tribes of Jacob and to restore the preserved of Israel; I will give you as a light to the nations, that my salvation may reach to the end of the earth."

  • Responsorial Psalm

    Psalms 40:2, 4, 7-10
    1 I waited patiently for the LORD; he inclined to me and heard my cry.
    3 He put a new song in my mouth, a song of praise to our God. Many will see and fear, and put their trust in the LORD.
    6 Sacrifice and offering thou dost not desire; but thou hast given me an open ear. Burnt offering and sin offering thou hast not required.
    7 Then I said, "Lo, I come; in the roll of the book it is written of me;
    8 I delight to do thy will, O my God; thy law is within my heart."
    9 I have told the glad news of deliverance in the great congregation; lo, I have not restrained my lips, as thou knowest, O LORD.

  • Second Reading

    1 Corinthians 1:1-3
    1 Paul, called by the will of God to be an apostle of Christ Jesus, and our brother Sos'thenes,
    2 To the church of God which is at Corinth, to those sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints together with all those who in every place call on the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, both their Lord and ours:
    3 Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

  • Gospel

    John 1:29-34
    29 The next day he saw Jesus coming toward him, and said, "Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!
    30 This is he of whom I said, `After me comes a man who ranks before me, for he was before me.'
    31 I myself did not know him; but for this I came baptizing with water, that he might be revealed to Israel."
    32 And John bore witness, "I saw the Spirit descend as a dove from heaven, and it remained on him.
    33 I myself did not know him; but he who sent me to baptize with water said to me, `He on whom you see the Spirit descend and remain, this is he who baptizes with the Holy Spirit.'
    34 And I have seen and have borne witness that this is the Son of God."


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