Daily Reading for Thursday, October 17th, 2013
Daily Reading for Thursday October 17, 2013
Reading 1, Romans 3:21-29 Responsorial Psalm, Psalms 130:1-2, 3-4, 5-6 Gospel, Luke 11:47-54
Reading 1, Romans 3:21-29
23 No distinction is made: all have sinned and lack God's glory,
25 God appointed him as a sacrifice for reconciliation, through faith, by the shedding of his blood, and so showed his justness; first for the past, when sins went unpunished because he held his hand;
26 and now again for the present age, to show how he is just and justifies everyone who has faith in Jesus.
27 So what becomes of our boasts? There is no room for them. On what principle- that only actions count? No; that faith is what counts,
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Responsorial Psalm, Psalms 130:1-2, 3-4, 5-6
1 [Song of Ascents] From the depths I call to you, Yahweh:
2 Lord, hear my cry. Listen attentively to the sound of my pleading!
3 If you kept a record of our sins, Lord, who could stand their ground?
4 But with you is forgiveness, that you may be revered.
5 I rely, my whole being relies, Yahweh, on your promise.
6 My whole being hopes in the Lord, more than watchmen for daybreak; more than watchmen for daybreak
Gospel, Luke 11:47-54
47 'Alas for you because you build tombs for the prophets, the people your ancestors killed!
48 In this way you both witness to what your ancestors did and approve it; they did the killing, you do the building.
52 'Alas for you lawyers who have taken away the key of knowledge! You have not gone in yourselves and have prevented others from going in who wanted to.'
54 lying in wait to catch him out in something he might say.
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