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2/6/15 Lectionary Reading

Daily Readings for Friday, February 6, 2015

Morning Psalms 84; 148

First Reading Isaiah 55:1-13

Second Reading Galatians 5:16-24

Gospel Reading Mark 9:2-13

Evening Psalms 25; 40

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 25

1   To you, O LORD, I lift up my soul.
2   O my God, in you I trust;
do not let me be put to shame;
do not let my enemies exult over me.
3   Do not let those who wait for you be put to shame;
let them be ashamed who are wantonly treacherous.

4   Make me to know your ways, O LORD;
teach me your paths.
5   Lead me in your truth, and teach me,
for you are the God of my salvation;
for you I wait all day long.

6   Be mindful of your mercy, O LORD, and of your steadfast love,
for they have been from of old.
7   Do not remember the sins of my youth or my transgressions;
according to your steadfast love remember me,
for your goodness’ sake, O LORD!

8   Good and upright is the LORD;
therefore he instructs sinners in the way.
9   He leads the humble in what is right,
and teaches the humble his way.
10  All the paths of the LORD are steadfast love and faithfulness,
for those who keep his covenant and his decrees.

11  For your name’s sake, O LORD,
pardon my guilt, for it is great.

12  Who are they that fear the LORD?
He will teach them the way that they should choose.

13  They will abide in prosperity,
and their children shall possess the land.
14  The friendship of the LORD is for those who fear him,
and he makes his covenant known to them.
15  My eyes are ever toward the LORD,
for he will pluck my feet out of the net.

16  Turn to me and be gracious to me,
for I am lonely and afflicted.
17  Relieve the troubles of my heart,
and bring me out of my distress.
18  Consider my affliction and my trouble,
and forgive all my sins.

19  Consider how many are my foes,
and with what violent hatred they hate me.
20  O guard my life, and deliver me;
do not let me be put to shame, for I take refuge in you.
21  May integrity and uprightness preserve me,
for I wait for you.

22  Redeem Israel, O God,
out of all its troubles.

Read more here http://www.presbyterianmission.org/devotion/daily/2015/2/6/

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