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Archives: Readings

  • Peter’s Confession of Christ

    Jesus asked his disciples who they thought he was. Peter declared Jesus as the Christ. Jesus blessed Peter, giving him the keys to the Kingdom and authority to bind and loose on earth and in heaven.

  • Paul’s Final Words

    Paul reflects on his life, his faithfulness, and the reward awaiting him. He credits the Lord for his strength and deliverance and looks forward to being with the Lord forever.

  • The Lord Rescues Those Who Fear Him

    The LORD hears and saves those who call out to him. He surrounds and rescues those who fear him. Praise the LORD and take refuge in his goodness.

  • Peter’s Miraculous Escape

    Herod persecuted the Church, killing James and imprisoning Peter. The night before Peter’s trial, an angel freed him from his chains, and he escaped, realizing God’s rescue.

  • Peter’s Commission

    Jesus asked Peter three times if he loved him, instructing him each time to care for his followers. Jesus predicted Peter’s future, indicating how he would glorify God, and then told him to follow him.

  • Paul’s Revelation from Christ

    Paul explains that the Gospel he preaches is from a revelation of Jesus Christ, not from human teaching. He recounts his past zeal in Judaism and his call to preach to the Gentiles.