Sunday, September 12, 2021

Key Passage

Faith by itself, if it has no works, is dead. But someone will say, "You have faith and I have works." Show me your faith apart from your works, and I by my works will show you my faith. (James 2:17–18)

Questions

Adults: Why should faith always lead to good works?
Children: What good works can you do to show your faith in Jesus?

Readings

First Reading • Salvation Through the Lord's Servant

Isaiah 50:4-9a (NRSVCE | GNT | MSG | NLT | NRSVACE)

Psalm

Psalms 116:1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 8-9 (NRSVCE | GNT | MSG | NLT | NRSVACE)

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Second Reading • Faith and Good Works

James 2:14-18 (NRSVCE | GNT | MSG | NLT | NRSVACE)

Gospel • First Teaching of the Paschal Event and the Doctrine of the Cross

Mark 8:27-35 (NRSVCE | GNT | MSG | NLT | NRSVACE)

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