New Testament Readings - Choose One

D1 - Romans 8 31b-35 and 37-39

Brothers and sisters: If God is for us, who can be against us? ...

D2 - Romans 12 1-2 and 9-18 - Long Version

I urge you, brothers and sisters, by the sacrifice of God, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God, your spiritual worship. ...

D2 - Romans 12 1-2 and 9-13 - Short Version

I urge you, brothers and sisters, by the sacrifice of God, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God, your spiritual worship. ...

D3 - Romans 15 1b-3a 5-7 and 13

Brothers and sisters: We ought to put up with the failings of the weak and not to please ourselves;let each of us please our neighbor for the good, for building up. For Christ did not please himself. ...

D4 - 1 Corinthians 6 13c-15a and 17-20

Brothers and sisters: The body is not for immorality, but for the Lord, and the Lord is for the body; God raised the Lord and will also raise us by his power. ...

D5 - 1 Corinthians 12 31 - 13 8a

Brothers and sisters: Strive eagerly for the greatest spiritual gifts. But I shall show you a still more excellent way. ...

D7 - Ephesians 5 2a and 21-33 - Long Version

Brothers and sisters: Live in love, as Christ loved us and handed himself over for us. ...

D7 - Ephesians 5 2a and 25-32 - Short Version

Brothers and sisters: Live in love, as Christ loved us and handed himself over for us. ...

D8 - Philippians 4 4-9

Brothers and sisters: Rejoice in the Lord always. I shall say it again: rejoice! Your kindness should be known to all. ...

D9 - Colossians 3 12-17

Brothers and sisters: Put on, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, heartfelt compassion, kindness, gentleness, and patience, bearing with one another and forgiving one another ...

D10 - Hebrews 13 1-4a and 5-6b

Brothers and sisters: Let mutual love continue. Do not neglect hospitality, for through it some have unknowingly entertained angels. ...

D11 - 1 Peter 3 1-9

Beloved: You wives should be subordinate to your husbands so that, even if some disobey the word, they may be won over without a word by their wives’ conduct when they observe your reverent and chaste behavior. ...

D12 - 1 John 3 18-24

Children, let us love not in word or speech but in deed and truth. Now this is how we shall know that we belong to the truth and reassure our hearts before him in whatever our hearts condemn, for God is greater than our hearts and knows everything. ...

D13 - 1 John 4 7-12

Beloved, let us love one another, because love is of God; everyone who loves is begotten by God and knows God. Whoever is without love does not know God, for God is love. ...

D14 - Revelation 19 1 and 5-9a

I, John, heard what sounded like the loud voice of a great multitude in heaven, saying: “Alleluia! Salvation, glory, and might belong to our God.” ...