Narrative Lectionary Year 2

  • Garden of Eden: Genesis 2:4b-25
  • Isaac Born to Sarah: Genesis 18:1-15; 21:1-7
  • Jacob Wrestles with God: Genesis 32:22-30
  • Moses and God's Name: Exodus 1:8-14; 3:1-15
  • Hear O Israel: Deuteronomy 5:1-21; 6:4-9
  • Ruth: Ruth 1:1-17
  • David Anointed King: 2 Samuel 5:1-5; 6:1-5; Psalm 150
  • Kingdom Divided: 1 Kings 12:1-17, 25-29
  • Elijah at Mount Carmel: 1 Kings 18:20-39
  • Hosea: Hosea 11:1-9
  • Isaiah's Vineyard Song: Isaiah 5:1-7; 11:1-5
  • Josiah's Reform: 2 Kings 22:1-10; [14-20]; 23:1-3
  • Isaiah of the Exile: Isaiah 40:1-11
  • Rebuilding the Temple: Ezra 1:1-4, 3:1-4, 10-13
  • Zechariah's Song: Luke 1:5-13 (2:57-80)
  • Birth of Jesus: Luke 2:1-14 (15-20)
  • Shepherds Visit: Luke 2:8-20
  • Beginning of Good News: Mark 1:1-20
  • Jesus' Ministry Begun: Mark 1:21-45
  • Jesus Heals and Teaches: Mark 2:1-22
  • Parables in Mark: Mark 4:1-34
  • Jairus' Daughter Healed: Mark 5:21-43
  • Death of John the Baptist: Mark 6:1-29
  • Peter's Confession, Transfiguration: Mark 8:27-9:8
  • Passion Prediction: Mark 9:30-37
  • First Last and Last First: Mark 10:17-31
  • Bartimaeus Healed: Mark 10:32-52
  • Parable of the Tenants: Mark 12:1-12
  • Great Commandment: Mark 12:28-44
  • The End of the Age: Mark 13:1-8, 24-37
  • Triumphal Entry, Anointed at Bethany: Mark 11:1-11; 14:3-9
  • The Last Supper, Prayer in Gethsemane: Mark 14:22-42
  • Crucifixion: Mark 15:16-39
  • Resurrection: Mark 16:1-8
  • You Shall Be My Witnesses: Acts 1:1-14
  • Peter Heals in Jerusalem: Acts 3:1-10
  • Church at Thessalonica: Acts 17:1-9; 1 Thess. 1:1-10
  • Church at Corinth: Acts 18:1-4; I Cor. 1:10-18
  • Faith, Hope, and Love: 1 Corinthians 13:1-13
  • Death Swallowed in Life: 1 Corinthians 15:1-26
  • Gifts of the Spirit: Acts 2:1-4; 1 Corinthians 12:1-13