Daily Readings from God’s Word

The following Daily Readings from God’s Word are furnished courtesy of the Revd Mary Jepp ( Holy Trinity, Kilmarnock)   

Daily Bible Readings 18 March- Easter Sunday

Wednesday 18 March- Psalm 147. 13-end, Deuteronomy 4.1, 5-9; Matthew 5. 17-19

Thursday 19 March Joseph of Nazareth – Psalm 89. 26-36, 2 Samuel 7. 4-16, Romans 4. 13-18 Matthew 1.18-end

Friday 20 March – Psalm 81. 6-10, 13, 16, Hosea 14, Mark 12.28-34

Saturday 21 March – Psalm 51. 1-2, 17-end Hosea 5.15-6.6, Luke 18. 9-14

Sunday 22 March Mothering Sunday

Collect – Almighty God, grant that we, who are weighed down by our sins, may be relieved and encouraged by your grace; through Jesus Christ, our Lord, who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, world without end.

Psalm 23, 1 Samuel 16. 1-13, Ephesians 5. 8-14, John 9

Monday 23 March – Psalm 30. 1-5, 8, 11-end Isaiah 65. 17-21, Psalm 30. 1-5, 8, 11-end, John 4. 43-end

Tuesday 24 March – Psalm 46. 1-8,Ezekiel 47. 1-9, 12, John 5. 1-3, 5-16

Wednesday 25 March The Annunciation of Our Lord to the Blessed Virgin Mary

Psalm 40, 5-11, Isaiah 7. 10-14, Hebrews 10. 4-10, Luke 1. 26-38

Thursday 26 March – Psalm 106. 19-23, Exodus 32. 7-14, John 5. 31-end

Friday 27 March – Psalm 34. 15-end Jeremiah 26. 8-11, John 7. 1-2, 10, 25-30

Saturday 28 March – Psalm 7. 1-2, 8-10 Jeremiah 11.18-20, John7. 40-52

Sunday 29 March Passiontide Begins – Psalm 130, Ezekiel 37. 1-14, Romans 8. 6-11, John 11. 1-45

Collect – Merciful God, look upon your family as we travel to the foot of the cross: and, by your great goodness, guide us in body; that, by your protection, we may also be preserved in heart and mind; through Jesus Christ, our Lord, who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, world without end.

Psalm 130, Ezekiel 37. 1-14, Romans 8. 6-11, John 11. 1-45

Monday 30 March – Psalm 23, Joshua 2.1-14, John 8. 1-11

Tuesday 31 March – Psalm 102. 1Numbers 21. 4-9. -3, 16-23, John 8. 21-30

Wednesday 1 April – Psalm 5 Daniel 3.14-20, 24-25, 28 5, John 8. 31-42

Thursday 2 April – Psalm 105. 4-9, Genesis 17. 3-9, John 8. 51-end

Friday 3 April Jeremiah 20. 10-13, Psalm 18. 1-6, John 10. 31-end

Saturday 4 April – Psalm 12Ezekiel 37. 21-end, 1 John 11. 45-end

 

HOLY WEEK

Sunday 5 April Palm Sunday

Collect – Almighty God, who, in your tender love for the human race sent your Son, our Saviour Jesus Christ, to take our nature upon him, and to suffer death upon the cross, giving us the example of his great humility: mercifully grant, that we may both follow the example of his passion, and also, be made partakers of his resurrection; who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, world without end.

Psalm 31. 9-16 Isaiah 50.4-9 Matthew 26. 14-Matthew 27 end

Monday 6 April

Collect – Almighty God, whose most dear Son went not up to joy, but first he suffered pain,

and entered not into glory before he was crucified: mercifully grant, that we, walking in the way of his cross, may find it none other than the way of life and peace; through the same Jesus Christ, our Lord, who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, world without end.

Psalm 36. 5-11, Isaiah 42. 1-9, Hebrews 9. 11-15 John 12. 1-11

Tuesday 7 April

Collect – O God, who, by the passion of your blessed Son, made an instrument of shameful death to be for us the means of life: grant us so to glory in the cross of Christ, that we may gladly suffer pain and loss; for the sake of your Son, our Saviour Jesus Christ, who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, world without end.

Psalm 71 1-14, Isaiah 49. 1-7, 1 Corinthians 1. 18-31, John 12. 20-36

Wednesday 8 April

Collect – O Lord God, whose blessed Son, our Saviour, gave his back to the smiters,

and did not hide his face from shame: give us grace to endure the sufferings of this present time, and confidence in the glory that shall be revealed; through Jesus Christ, our Lord, who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, world without end.

Psalm 70, Isaiah 50. 4-9a, Hebrews 12. 1-3, John 13. 21-32

Thursday 9 April Maundy Thursday

Collect – O God our Father, as you invite us to share in the supper that your Son gave to his Church to proclaim his death until he comes: inspire us by his service, and unite us in his love; who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, world without end.

Psalm 116. 1, 10-end Exodus 12. 1-14, Psalm 116. 1, 10-end, John 13. 1-17, 31b-35

Friday 10 April Good Friday

Collect – Almighty Father, look with mercy on this your family: for which our Lord Jesus Christ was willing to be betrayed, given up into the hands of sinners, and to suffer death upon the cross; who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit,

one God, world without end.

Psalm 22, Isaiah 52.13- 53.end, Hebrews 10. 16-25, John 18. 1-19.end

Saturday 11 April Easter Eve

Collect – O God, who made this most holy night to shine with the glory of the Lord’s resurrection: stir up in your Church that Spirit of adoption given to us in baptism; that, being renewed both in body and mind, we may worship you in sincerity and truth; through Jesus Christ, our Lord, who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, world without end.

Psalm 31. 1-4, 15-16, Job 14. 1-14, 1 Peter 4. 1-8, Matthew 27. 57-end

Sunday 12 April Easter

Collect – Almighty God, who, through your Son, Jesus Christ, have overcome death and opened the gates of eternal life: grant that we, who celebrate with joy the day of his resurrection, may be raised from the death of sin by your life-giving Spirit; through the same Jesus Christ, our Lord, who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, world without end

Psalm 118. 14-24, Acts 10.34-43, Colossians 3. 1-4, John 20.1-18