Old Testament Reading: Genesis 32:3-8, 22-30
Jacob sent messengers before him to his brother Esau in the land of Seir, the country of Edom, instructing them, "Thus you shall say to my lord Esau:...
The Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Old Testament Reading: Ruth 1:8-19a
But Naomi said to her two daughters-in-law, "Go back each of you to your mother's house. May the LORD...
Old TestamentReading: Habakkuk 1:1-6, 12-13; 2:1-4
The oracle that the prophet Habakkuk saw.
O LORD, how long shall I cry for help,
and you will not listen?
Or cry to you "Violence!"
and you will...
Old Testament Reading: Amos 6:1-7
Alas for those who are at ease in Zion,
and for those who feel secure on Mount Samaria,
the notables of the first of the nations,
to whom the house of...
Old Testament Reading: Amos 8:4-7
Hear this, you that trample on the needy,
and bring to ruin the poor of the land,
saying, "When will the new moon be over
so that we may sell grain;