1 Corinthians 15:20-23

Romans 6:3-4, 8-9 – Short Version

Short Version:  Romans 6:3-4, 8-9 A Reading from the Letter of Paul to the Romans Are you unaware that we who were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death?  We were indeed buried with him through baptism into death, so that, just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of […]

Acts 10:34-36, 42-43 – Short version

Short Version:  Acts 10:34-36, 42-43 A Reading from the Acts of the Apostles Peter proceeded to address the people in these words:  “In truth, I see that God shows no partiality.  Rather, in every nation whoever fears him and acts uprightly is acceptable to him.  You know the word that he sent to the Israelites […]

Romans 14:7-12

Whether alive or dead, we belong to the Lord. Romans 14:7-12 A Reading from the Letter of Paul to the Romans None of us lives for oneself, and no one dies for oneself.  For if we live, we live for the Lord, and if we die, we die for the Lord; so then, whether we […]

Romans 8:31b-35, 37-39

Who can ever come between us and the love of Christ? Romans 8:31b-35, 37-39 A Reading from the Letter of Paul to the Romans If God is for us, who can be against us?  He who did not spare his own Son but handed him over for us all, how will he not also give […]

Romans 8:14-23

We groan while we wait for the redemption of our bodies. Romans 8:14-23 A Reading from the Letter of Paul to the Romans Those who are led by the Spirit of God are children of God. For you did not receive a spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you received a spirit […]

Romans 5:17-21

Where sin increased, there grace abounded all the more. Romans 5:17-21 A Reading from the Letter of Paul to the Romans If, by the transgression of one person, death came to reign through that one, how much more will those who receive the abundance of grace and of the gift of justification come to reign in […]

Romans 5:5-11

Having been justified by his blood, we will be saved from God’s anger through him. Romans 5:5-11 A Reading from the Letter of Paul to the Romans Hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out into our hearts through the holy Spirit that has been given to us.  For Christ, […]

Revelation 21:1-5a, 6b-7

There will be no more death. Revelation 21:1-5a, 6b-7 A Reading from the Book of Revelation I saw a new heaven and a new earth.  The former heaven and the former earth had passed away, and the sea was no more.  I also saw the holy city, a new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven […]

Revelation 20:11-21:1

The dead have been judged according to their works. Revelation 20:11-21:1 A Reading from the Book of Revelations I saw a large white throne and the one who was sitting on it.  The earth and the sky fled from his presence and there was no place for them.  I saw the dead, the great and […]

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