Lectionary Devotional Year A

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This page is an index of Julia Brutan-Sheppard's lectionary devotionals for year A. You may read an introduction to Julia and this devotional series on the Inspirational Devotions page.

Also read Julia's explanation of Lectionary Year A. The devotions will be added each week with the most recent addition at the top.

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Proper 29 (34), Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost 
November 20, 2011: Ezekiel 34:11-16, 20-24; Psalm 100; Psalm 95:1-7a; Ephesians 1:15-23; Matthew 25:31-46

[Ezekiel 34:11-16, 20-24:] “For thus says …

Proper 28 (33), Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecostal 
November 13, 2011: Judges 4:1-7; Psalm 123; Zephaniah 1:7, 12-18; Psalm 90:1-8, (9-11), 12; 1 Thessonians 5:1-11; Matthew 25:14-30

[Judges 4:1-7:] …

Proper 27 (32), Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost 
November 6, 2011: Joshua 24:1-3a, 14-25; Psalm 78:1-7; Amos 5:18-24; Psalm 70 ; 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18; Matthew 25:1-13

[Psalm 78:1-7]; A Maskil of …

Proper 26 (31), Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost 
October 30, 2011: Joshua 3:7-17; Psalm 107:1-7, 33-37; Micah 3:5-12; Psalm 43 1; Thessalonians 2:9-13 Matthew 23:1-12

[Micah 3:5-12:] “Thus says …

Proper 25 (30), Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost 
October 23, 2011: Deuteronomy 34:1-12; Psalm 90:1-6, 13-17; Leviticus 19:1-2, 15-18; Psalm 1; 1 Thessalonians 2:1-8; Matthew 22:34-46

[Leviticus 19:1-2:] …

Proper 24 (29), Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost 
October 16, 2011: Exodus 33:12-23; Psalm 99; Isaiah 45:1-7; Psalm 96:1-9, (10-13); 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10; Matthew 22:15-22

[Exodus 33:12-23: ] “Moses …

Proper 23 (28), Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost 
October 9, 2011: Exodus 32:1-14; Psalm 106:1-6, 19-23; Isaiah 25:1-9; Psalm 23; Philippians 4:1-9 Matthew 22:1-14

[Exodus 32:1-14:] “When the people …

Proper 22 (27), Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost 
October 2, 2011: Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20; Psalm 19 ;Isaiah 5:1-7; Psalm 80:7-15; Philippians 3:4b-14; Matthew 21:33-46

[Psalm 19:7-13:] To the …

Proper 21 (26), Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost 
September 25, 2011: Exodus 17:1-7; Psalm 78:1-4, 12-16; Ezekiel 18:1-4, 25-32; Psalm 25:1-9; Philippians 2:1-13; Matthew 21:23-32

[Exodus 17:1-7]: …

Proper 20 (25), Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost 
September 18, 2011: Exodus 16:2-15; Psalm 105:1-6, 37-45; Jonah 3:10-4:11; Psalm 145:1-8; Philippians 1:21-30; Matthew 20:1-16

[Jonah 3:10]: “When …

Proper 19 (24), Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost  
September 11, 2011: Exodus 14:19-31; Psalm 114 or Exodus 15:1b-11, 20-21; Genesis 50:15-21; Psalm 103:(1-7), 8-13; Romans 14:1-12; Matthew 18:21-35

Proper 18 (23), Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost 
September 4, 2011: Exodus 12:1-14; Psalm 149; Ezekiel 33:7-11; Psalm 119:33-40; Romans 13:8-14; Matthew 18:15-20

[Exodus 12:1-14:] “The LORD said …

Proper 17 (22), Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost 
August 28, 2011: Exodus 3:1-15; Psalm 105:1-6, 23-26, 45b; Jeremiah 15:15-21; Psalm 26:1-8; Romans 12:9-21; Matthew 16:21-28

[Exodus 3:1-15:] “Moses …

Proper 16 (21), Tenth Sunday after Pentecost 
August 21, 2011: Exodus 1:8-2:10; Psalm 124; Isaiah 51:1-6; Psalm 138; Romans 12:1-8; Matthew 16:13-20

[Exodus 1:8-2:10: ] “Now a new king arose over …

Proper 15 (20), Ninth Sunday after Pentecost 
August 14, 2011: [Genesis 45:1-15]; Psalm 133; Isaiah 56:1, 6-8; Psalm 67 Romans 11:1-2a, 29-32; [Matthew 15: (10-20), 21-28]

[Genesis 45:1-15:] …

Proper 14 (19), Eighth Sunday after Pentecost 
August 7, 2011: Genesis 37:1-4, 12-28; Psalm 105: 1-6, 16-22, 45b; 1 Kings 19:9-18; Psalm 85:8-13; Romans 10:5-15; Matthew 14:22-33

[Genesis 37:1-4, …

Proper 13 (18), Seventh Sunday after Pentecost 
July 31, 2011: [Genesis 32:22-31]; Psalm 17:1-7, 15; Isaiah 55:1-5; Psalm 145:8-9, 14-21; Romans 9:1-5; [Matthew 14:13-21]

[Genesis 32:22-31:] “The …

Proper 12 (17), Sixth Sunday after Pentecost 
Proper 12 (17), Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

July 24, 2011: Genesis 29:15-28; Psalm 105:1-11, 45b or [Psalm 128]; 1 Kings 3:5-12; Psalm 119:129-136; …

Proper 11 (16), Fifth Sunday after Pentecost 
July 17, 2011: Genesis 28:10-19a; Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24; Isaiah 44:6-8; Psalm 86:11-17; Romans 8:12-25 Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43

[Isaiah 44:6-8]: “Thus …

Proper 10 (15), Fourth Sunday after Pentecost  
July 10, 2011: Genesis 25:19-34; Psalm 119:105-112; Isaiah 55:10-13; Psalm 65:(1-8), 9-13; Romans 8:1-11; Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23

[Genesis 25:19-34 19]: …

Proper 9 (14),Third Sunday after Pentecost 
July 3, 2011: Song of Songs 2:8-13; Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30

[Song of Solomon 2:8-13:]

“The voice of my beloved!

Look, he comes, leaping upon …

Proper 8 (13), Second Sunday after Pentecost 
June 26, 2011: Genesis 22:1-14; Psalm 13; Jeremiah 28:5-9; Psalm 89:1-4, 15-18; Romans 6:12-23; Matthew 10:40-42

[Psalm 13: ] “To the leader. A Psalm …

Day of Pentecost 
June 12, 2011: Acts 2:1-21; or Numbers 11:24-30; Psalm 104:24-34, 35b; 1 Corinthians 12:3b-13; John 20:19-23

[Acts 2:1-21:] “When the day of Pentecost …

Seventh Sunday of Easter 
June 5, 2011, Seventh Sunday of Easter: Acts 1:6-14; Psalm 68:1-10, 32-35; 1 Peter 4:12-14; 5:6-11; John 17:1-11

[Acts 1:6-14: ] “So when they had …

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Sixth Sunday of Easter  
May 29, 2011, Sixth Sunday after Easter: Acts 17:22-31; Psalm 66:8-20; 1 Peter 3:13-22; John 14:15-21

[Acts 17:22-31:] “Then Paul stood in front …

Fifth Sunday of Easter 
May 22, 2011: Acts 7:55-60; Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16; 1 Peter 2:2-10; John 14:1-14

[Acts 7:55-60:] “But filled with the Holy Spirit, he gazed into heaven …

Third Sunday of Easter 
May 8, 2011: Acts 2:14a, 36-41; Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19; 1 Peter 1:17-23; Luke 24:13-35

[Acts 2:14a, 36-41]: “But Peter, standing with the eleven, raised …

Second Sunday of Easter 
May 1, 2011: Acts 2:14a, 22-32; Psalm 16; 1 Peter 1:3-9; John 20:19-31

[Acts 2:14a, 22-32]: “But Peter, standing with the eleven, raised his voice …

Resurrection of the Lord, Easter Day 
April 24, 2011: Acts 10:34-43; [Jeremiah 31:1-6 ;]Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24; [John 20:1-18]

[Jeremiah 31:1-6]: “At that time, says the LORD, I will be …

Sixth Sunday in Lent, Liturgy of the Palms 
April 17, 2011: Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29; Matthew 21:1-11

[Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29]:

1 O give thanks to the LORD, for he is good;

his steadfast love …

Fifth Sunday in Lent  
April 10, 2011: Ezekiel 37:1-14; Psalm 130; Romans 8:6-11; John 11:1-45

[Ezekiel 37:1-14]: The hand of the LORD came upon me, and he brought me out …

Fourth Sunday in Lent  
April 3, 2011: 1 Samuel 16:1-13; Psalm 23; Ephesians 5:8-14; John 9:1-41

[Psalm 23]: “A Psalm of David.

1 The LORD is my shepherd, I shall not want. …

Third Sunday in Lent 
March 27, 2011: [ Exodus 17:1-7]; Psalm 95; Romans 5:1-11; [John 4:5-42]

Exodus 17:1-7: “From the wilderness of Sin the whole congregation of the Israelites …

Second Sunday in Lent 
March 20, 2011: Genesis 12:1-4a; Psalm 121; Romans 4:1-5, 13-17; John 3:1-17 or Matthew 17:1-9

[Psalm 121]: A Song of Ascents.

1 I lift up my eyes …

First Sunday in Lent 
March 13, 2011: Genesis 2:15-17; 3:1-7; Psalm 32; Romans 5:12-19; Matthew 4:1-11

[Psalm 32]: Of David. A Maskil.

1 Happy are those whose transgression …

Transfiguration Sunday, Last Sunday before Lent  
March 6, 2011: Exodus 24:12-18; Psalm 2 or Psalm 99;2 Peter 1:16-21; Matthew 17:1-9

[Exodus 24:12-18]: “The LORD said to Moses, ‘Come up to me on …

Eighth Sunday after the Epiphany 
February 27, 2011: Isaiah 49:8-16a; Psalm 131; 1 Corinthians 4:1-5; Matthew 6:24-34

[Psalm 131]: “A Song of Ascents. Of David.

1 O LORD, my heart …

Seventh Sunday after the Epiphany 
February 20, 2011: Leviticus 19:1-2, 9-18; Psalm 119:33-40; 1 Corinthians 3:10-11,16-23; Matthew 5:38-48

[Leviticus 19:1-2, 9-18]: “The LORD spoke …

Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany 
February 13, 2011: Deuteronomy 30:15-20; Psalm 119:1-8; 1 Corinthians 3:1-9; Matthew 5:21-37

[Deuteronomy 30:15-20]: “See, I have set before you …

Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany 
February 6, 2011: Isaiah 58:1-12; Psalm 112:1-10; 1 Corinthians 2:1-16; Matthew 5:13-20

[Fifth Sunday after Epiphany Comment]: [“You are…”] Whatever …

Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany  
January 30, 2011: Micah 6:1-8; Psalm 15; 1 Corinthians 1:18-31; Matthew 5:1-12

[Psalm 15]: A Psalm of David.

1 O Lord, who may abide in your tent? …

Third Sunday after the Epiphany  
January 23, 2011: Isaiah 9:1-4; Psalm 27:1 and 4-9;1 Corinthians 1:10-18; Matthew 4:12-23

[Psalm 27:1 and 4-9]: Of David.

1 The Lord is my light …

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