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2/13/15 Daily Lectionary

Daily Readings for Friday, February 13, 2015

Morning Psalms 51; 148

First Reading Isaiah 61:1-9

Second Reading 2 Timothy 3:1-17

Gospel Reading Mark 10:32-45

Evening Psalms 142; 65

MORNING PSALM 148

1   Praise the Lord!
Praise the Lord from the heavens;
praise him in the heights!
2   Praise him, all his angels;
praise him, all his host!

3   Praise him, sun and moon;
praise him, all you shining stars!
4   Praise him, you highest heavens,
and you waters above the heavens!

5   Let them praise the name of the Lord,
for he commanded and they were created.
6   He established them forever and ever;
he fixed their bounds, which cannot be passed.

7   Praise the Lord from the earth,
you sea monsters and all deeps,
8   fire and hail, snow and frost,
stormy wind fulfilling his command!

9   Mountains and all hills,
fruit trees and all cedars!
10  Wild animals and all cattle,
creeping things and flying birds!

11  Kings of the earth and all peoples,
princes and all rulers of the earth!
12  Young men and women alike,
old and young together!

13  Let them praise the name of the Lord,
for his name alone is exalted;
his glory is above earth and heaven.
14  He has raised up a horn for his people,
praise for all his faithful,
for the people of Israel who are close to him.
Praise the Lord!

EVENING PSALM 142

1   With my voice I cry to the LORD;
with my voice I make supplication to the LORD.
2   I pour out my complaint before him;
I tell my trouble before him.
3   When my spirit is faint,
you know my way.

     In the path where I walk
they have hidden a trap for me.
4   Look on my right hand and see —
there is no one who takes notice of me;
no refuge remains to me;
no one cares for me.

5   I cry to you, O LORD;
I say, “You are my refuge,
my portion in the land of the living.”
6   Give heed to my cry,
for I am brought very low.

     Save me from my persecutors,
for they are too strong for me.
7   Bring me out of prison,
so that I may give thanks to your name.
The righteous will surround me,
for you will deal bountifully with me.

Read more here http://www.presbyterianmission.org/devotion/daily/2015/2/13/

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