Respect for Elders

Key Passage
"Look up at the sky and count the stars, if you can. Just so," he added, "will your descendants be." (Gen 15:5)
Questions
Adults: What does your family do to honor and respect its oldest members?
Children: Who are the oldest people you know, and what can you learn from them?

Readings

First Reading • Promise of a Great Nation
Genesis 15:1-6; 21:1-3 (NRSVCE | GNT | MSG | NLT | NRSVACE)
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Psalm
Psalms 105:1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 8-9 (NRSVCE | GNT | MSG | NLT | NRSVACE)
Second Reading • The Faith of Abraham
Hebrews 11:8, 11-12, 17-19 (NRSVCE | GNT | MSG | NLT | NRSVACE)
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Gospel • The Presentation of the Lord
Luke 2:22-40 or 2:22, 39-40 (NRSVCE | GNT | MSG | NLT | NRSVACE)
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