Sunday, September 19, 2021

25th Sunday in Ordinary Time: True Wisdom (B) 134
Key Passage
He sat down, called the twelve, and said to them, "Whoever wants to be first must be last of all and servant of all." (Mark 9:35)
Adults: What evidence do you see in the world around you that many do not accept Jesus' teaching on power and ambition?
Children: Why do you think Jesus says if you want to be first you should take care of others?


First Reading • The Wicked Speak
Wisdom 2:12, 17-20 (NRSVCE | GNT | MSG | NLT | NRSVACE)
Psalms 54:3-4, 5, 6-8 (NRSVCE | GNT | MSG | NLT | NRSVACE)
Second Reading • True Wisdom and Worldly Desires
James 3:16—4:3 (NRSVCE | GNT | MSG | NLT | NRSVACE)
Gospel • Second Teaching of the Paschal Event and Words Against Ambition and Envy
Mark 9:30-37 (NRSVCE | GNT | MSG | NLT | NRSVACE)
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