Archived Readings

Below is the archive of readings that have featured on the website for various Sundays. Each reading is accompanied by notes. The notes and the introduction to each Sunday have been prepared by various Ministers and Academics at the request of the Faith and Nurture Forum of the Church of Scotland.

Sunday 18 October 2020

Introduction – Words by Rev William Boyle – Port Glasgow New Parish Church
Exodus 33 vv 21 – 23
Matthew 22 vv 15 – 22
Psalm 99
1 Thessalonians 1 vv 1 – 10

Sunday 11 October 2020

Introduction – Words by Ministry Team of Govan and Linthouse
Exodus 32 vv 1 – 14
Phillipians 4 vv 1 – 9
Matthew 22 vv 1 – 14

Sunday 4 October 2020

Introduction – words by Rev Sarah Brown
Isaiah 5 vv 1 – 7
Matthew 21 vv 33 – 46
Psalm 80 vv 7 – 15
Phillipians 3 vv 4b – 14

Sunday 27 September 2020

Exodus 17 vv 1 – 7
Psalm 78 vv 1 – 4 , 12 – 16
Philippians 2 vv 1 – 13
Ezekiel 18 vv 1 – 4, 25 – 32
Matthew 21 vv 23 – 32
Psalm 25 vv 1 – 9

Sunday 20 September 2020

Exodus 16 vv 2-15
Psalm 105 vv1-6, 37-45
Philippians 1 vv 21-30
Jonah 3 v10 – 4v11
Matthew 20 vv 1-16
Psalm 145 vv 1-8

Sunday 13 September 2020

Exodus 14 vv 19-31
Psalm 114
Psalm 103 vv 1-7, 8-13
Exodus 15 vv 1b-11, 21b
Romans 14 vv 1-12
Genesis 50 vv 15 -21
Matthew 18 vv 21-35

Sunday 6 September 2020

Introduction – words by Creation Time 2020 writing group
Exodus 12 vv 1-4
Psalm 119 vv 33-40
Psalm 149
Romans 13 vv 8-14
Ezekiel 33 vv 7-11
Matthew 18 vv 15-20

Sunday 30 August 2020

Introduction – words by Rev Liz Crumlish
Exodus 3 vv 1-15
Matthew 16 vv 21-28
Psalm 105 vv 1-6, 23-26, 45c
Romans 12 vv 9-21

Sunday 23 August 2020

Introduction – Words by Rev Tom Gordon
Exodus 1 v8 – 2 v10
Psalm 138
Psalm 124
Romans 12 vv 1-8
Isaiah 51 vv 1-6
Matthew 16 vv 13-20

Sunday 16 August 2020

Introduction – words by Vicky Stigant
Matthew 15 vv 10-28
Psalm 67
Isaiah 556 vv 1, 6-8
Romans 111 vv 1-2a, 29-32

Sunday 9 August 2020

Genesis 37 vv 1-4, 12-28
Psalm 105 vv 1-6, 16-22, 45b
Romans 10 vv 5-15
Matthew 14 vv 22-33

Sunday 2 August 2020

Genesis 32 vv 22-31
Psalm 17 vv 1-7, 15
Romans 9 vv 1-5
Isaiah 55 vv 1-5
Matthew 14 vv 13-21
Psalm 145 vv 8-9, 14-21

Sunday 26 July 2020

Introduction thanks to Rev John Fleming and Reading Genesis 29 vv 15-28
Psalm 105 vv 1-11
Romans 8 vv 26-39
Matthew 13 vv 31-33, 44-52

Sunday 19 July 2020

Sunday 19 July Introduction
Reading 1 – Genesis 28 vv10-19a
Reading 4 – Matthew 13 vv24-30 and 36-43
Reading 2 – Psalm 139 vv1-12 and 23-24
Reading 3 – Romans 8 vv12-25

Sunday 12 July 2020

Sunday 12 July 2020
Introduction and Genesis 25 vv 19-34
Isaiah 55 vv 10-13
Romans 8 vv 1-11
Matthew 13 vv 1-9 and 18-23

Sunday 5 July 2020

Sunday 5 July 2020
Introduction
Sunday 5 July 2020
Genesis 24 vv 34-38 42-49 58-67
Sunday 5 July 2020
Zechariah 9 vv 9-12
Sunday 5 July 2020
Matthew 11 vv 16-19 25-30
Sunday 5 July 2020
Psalm 45 vv 10-17
Sunday 5 July 2020
Psalm 145 vv 8-14
Sunday 5 July 2020
Song of Songs 2 vv 8-13
Sunday 5 July 2020
Romans 7 vv 15-25a

Sunday 28 June 2020

Sunday 28 June 2020
Introduction
Sunday 28 June 2020
Genesis 22 vv 1-14
Sunday 28 June 2020
Romans 6 vv 12-23
Sunday 28 June 2020
Psalm 13
Sunday 28 June 2020
Psalm 89 vv 1-4 and 15-18
Sunday 28 June 2020
Jeremiah 28 vv 5-9
Sunday 28 June 2020
Matthew 10 vv 40-42

Sunday 21 June 2020

Sunday 21 June 2020
Introduction
Sunday 21 June 2020
Genesis 21 vv 8-12
Sunday 21 June 2020
Matthew 10 vv 24-39
Sunday 21 June 2020
Psalm 86 vv 1-10 and 16-17
Sunday 21 June 2020
Romans 6 vv 1b-11

Sunday 14 June 2020

Sunday 14 June 2020
Introduction
Sunday 14 June 2020
Genesis 18 vv 1-15 and 21 vv 1-7
Sunday 14 June 2020
Matthew 9 vv35 to 10 vv 23
Sunday 14 June 2020
Psalm 116 vv 1-2 and 12-19
Sunday 14 June 2020
Notes to Matthew 9
Sunday 14 June 2020
Romans 5 vv 1-8

Sunday 7 June 2020

Trinity Sunday 7 June 2020
Introduction
Sunday 7 June 2020
Genesis 1 v 1 to 2 v 4a
Sunday 7 June 2020
2 Corinthians 13 vv 11-13
Sunday 7 June 2020
Notes to Genesis Reading
Sunday 7 June 2020
Matthew 28 vv 16-20
Sunday 7 June 2020
Psalm 8

Sunday 31 May 2020

Sunday 31 May 2020
Pentecost – Introduction
Sunday 31 May 2020
Acts 2 vv 1-21
Sunday 31 May 2020
John 20 vv 19-23
Sunday 31 May 2020
Psalm 104 vv 24-34, 35b
Sunday 31 May 2020
1 Corinthians 12 vv 3b-13

Sunday 24 May 2020

Sunday 24 May 2020
Introduction
Sunday 24 May 2020
Acts 1 vv 6-14
Sunday 24 May 2020
John 17 vv 1-11
Sunday 24 May 2020
Psalm 68 vv 1-10 32-35
Sunday 24 May 2020
1 Peter 4 vv 12-14 5 vv6-11

Sunday 17 May 2020

Sunday 17 May 2020
Introduction
Sunday 17 May 2020
Acts 17 vv 22-31
Sunday 17 May 2020
John 14 vv 15-21
Sunday 17 May 2020
Psalm 66 vv 8-20
Sunday 17 May 2020
1 Peter 3 vv 13-22

Sunday 10 May 2020

Sunday 10 May 2020
Introduction and First Reading Acts 7 vv 55-60
Sunday 10 May 2020
Psalm 31 vv 1-5 15-16
Sunday 10 May 2020
1 Peter 2 vv 2-10
Sunday 10 May 2020
John 14 vv 1-14