April 2017 – Daily Bible Readings

1. St. Gregory the Illuminator—His Passion and Descent into the Pit
Wisdom 1:15-2:22; Micah 7:7-10; Philippians 1:12-21; Matthew 16:24-28

2. Sixth Sunday of Great Lent – Advent
Isaiah 66:1-24; Colossians 2:8-3:17; Matthew 22:34-23:39

3. Daniel 7:2-27; 1 Corinthians 12:1-7

4. Corinthians 12:8-27

5. Exodus 4:21-5:3; Zechariah 9:9-16

6. Ezekiel 37:1-14; 1 Timothy 3:14-16

7. Annunciation of the Holy Mother of God
Deuteronomy 11:10-25; Job 21:1-34; Isaiah 46:3-47:4
Readings for Annunciation: Song of Songs 1:1-11; Proverbs 11:30-12:4; Isaiah 52:7-10; Zechariah 2:10-13; Malachi 3:1-2; 2 Corinthians 6:16-7:1; Luke 1:26-38

8. Remembrance of Christ’s Raising Lazarus
Proverbs 14:27-35; 1 Thessalonians 4:12-17; John 11:55-12:11

9. Palm Sunday — Christ’s Triumphal Entry Into Jerusalem
Song of Songs 1:1-2:3; Zechariah 9:9-15; Philippians 4:4-7; Matthew 20:29-21:17

10. Great Monday
Morning: Matthew 21:18-22:14
Evening: Genesis 1:1-3:24; Proverbs 1:1-9; Isaiah 40:1-8; Matthew 20:17-28

11. Great Tuesday
Morning: Mark 12:13-44
Evening: Genesis 6:9-9:17; Proverbs 9:1-10:6; Isaiah 40:9-17; Matthew 24:1-26:2

12. Great Wednesday
Morning: Mark 14:1-11
Evening: Genesis 18:1-19:30; Proverbs 1:10-19; Zechariah 11:11-14; Matthew 26:3-16

13. Great Thursday
Morning: John 12:27-43
Office of Penitents: Isaiah 60:20-22; Ezekiel 36:24-31; Hebrews 10:19-31; Luke 7:36-50
Holy Eucharist: Genesis 22:1-18; Isaiah 61:1-7; Acts 1:15-26; Mark 14:1-26; 1 Corinthians 11:23-32; Matthew 26:17-30
Washing of the Feet: Exodus 30:17-21; 1 Kings 7:38-40; 2 Chronicles 4:2-6; Isaiah 44:2-6; 1 Corinthians 10:1-4; 1 John 4:7-21; John 13:1-11; John 13:12-15

14. Great Friday
Passion: John 13:16-18:1; Luke 22:1-65; Mark 14:27-72; Matthew 26:31-56; Matthew 26:47-75; John 18:2-27; John 18:28-19:16
Crucifixion: Zechariah 11:11-14; Galatians 6:14-18; Isaiah 3:9-15; Philippians 2:5-11; Isaiah 50:4-9; Romans 5:6-11; Amos 8:9-12; 1 Corinthians 1:18-31; Isaiah 52:13-53:12; Hebrews 2:11-18; Matthew 27:1-56; Isaiah 63:1-6; Hebrews 9:11-28; Mark 15:1-41; Jeremiah 11:18-12:8; Hebrews 10:19-31; Luke 22:66-23:49; Zechariah 14:5-11; 1 Timothy 6:13-16; John 19:17-37
Burial: Jeremiah 11:18-12:8; Isaiah 52:13-53:12; Wisdom 2:1-22; Zechariah 12:8-14;
1 Peter 3:17-20; Matthew 27:57-61

15. Great Saturday – Easter Eve
Morning: Matthew 27:62-66
Easter Eve: Genesis 1:1-3:24; Genesis 22:1-18; Exodus12:1-24; Jonah 1:1-4:11; Exodus 13:24-15:21; Isaiah 60:1-13; Job 38:1-28; Joshua 1:1-9; 2 Kings 2:1-22; Jeremiah 31:31-34; Ezekiel 37:1-14; Daniel 3:1-90; 1 Corinthians 15:1-11; Matthew 28:1-20

16. Easter
Acts 1:15-26; Mark 16:2-8
Evening Readings: Acts 1:1-8; Luke 24:13-36; John 20:1-18; John 5:24-30; John 19:31-37; John 20:19-25

17. Acts 2:22-41; Luke 24:1-12
Evening Gospels: Mark 16:2-8; Luke 24:1-12

18. Acts 2:42-3:21; Luke 24:13-35
Evening Gospels: Luke 24:1-12; Luke 24:13-35

19. Acts 3:22-4:12; James 1:1-12; Luke 24:36-40
Evening Gospels: Luke 24:13-35; Luke 24:36-40

20. Acts 4:13-31; James 1:13-27; Matthew 5:1-12
Evening Gospels: Luke 24:36-40; Matthew 5:1-12

21. Acts 4:32-5:11; James 2:1-13; John 21:1-14
Evening Gospels: Matthew 5:1-12; John 21:1-14

22. Beheading of St. John the Baptist
Proverbs 8:4-11; Isaiah 40:3-8; Malachi 4:4-6; Acts 13:26-33; Mark 6:14-29 Acts 5:12-33; James 2:14-26;
Evening Gospels: John 21:1-14; John 21:15-25

23. New Sunday
Luke 4:14-30; Acts 5:31-6:7; James 3:1-12; John 1:1-17;
Evening Gospels: John 21:15-25; Matthew 27:50-61; John 20:26-31

24. Commemoration of the Holy Martyrs of 1915
* 1) Luke 4:31-41; 2) Acts 6:8-7:29; James 3:13-4:6; John 1:18-28; 3) Matthew 4:12-25; 4) Mark 1:14-20

25. 1) Luke 4:42-5:11; 2) Acts 7:30-8:2; James 4:7-17; John 1:29-34; 3) Matthew 5:1-16; 4) Mark 1:21-34

26. 1) Luke 5:12-16; 2) Acts 8:3-13; James 5:1-11; John 1:35-42; 3) Matthew 5:17-48 4) Mark 1:35-45

27. 1) Luke 5:17-26; 2) Acts 8:14-25; James 5:12-20; John 1:43-51; 3) Matthew 6:1-21; 4) Mark 2:1-12

28. 1) Luke 5:27-39; 2) Acts 8:26-40; 1 Peter 1:1-12; John 2:1-11; 3) Matthew 6:22-34; 4) Mark 2:13-22

29. 1) Luke 6:1-11; 2) Acts 9:1-22; 1 Peter 1:13-25; John 2:12-22; 3) Matthew 7:1-8:17; 4) Mark 2:23-3:5

30. Green Sunday
1) Luke 6:12-45; 2) Acts 9:23-31; 1 Peter 2:1-10; John 2:23-3:12; 3) Matthew 8:18-9:8 4) Mark 3:6-12

* Today begins the readings from the four Gospels in the following order: 1) Morning – Luke; 2) Midday – John; 3) Evening – Matthew; 4) Evening dismissal – Mark, so that by Pentecost (June 4) the four gospels are read up to the passion narratives.

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