Joab

Friday: Preparation for the Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Complementary 2 Samuel 17:15-29 David, warned of a trap, escapes from Jerusalem. Soshi, Machir, and Barzilla bring food and supplies for David and his army.

Semi-continuous 2 Samuel 14:25-33 David forgives Absalom for killing Amnon.

Both Galatians 6:1-10 Don’t grow weary in doing what is right, for we will reap at harvest time if we do not give up.

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Thursday: Preparation for the Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Complementary 1 Samuel 28:20-25 Food for Saul and his servants.

Semi-continuous 2 Samuel 13:37-14:24 Joab arranges with a wise woman to get David to allow Absalom back in Jerusalem.

Both Romans 15:1-6 Each of us must please our neighbor for the good purpose of building up the neighbor. May the God of steadfastness and encouragement grant you to live in harmony.

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Monday: Reflection on the Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Complementary Genesis 18:1-15 Abraham, at the oaks of Mamre, serves three, one of whom assures him that Sarah, even in her old age, will produce a son for them.

Semi-continuous 2 Samuel 11:14-21 David arranges for Uriah, Bathsheba’s husband, to die in a battle.

Both Philippians 4:10-20 Paul thanks the Philippians for their gifts, brought to him by Epaphroditus.

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Friday: Preparation for the Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Complementary 2 Kings 3:4-20 The kings of Israel, Judah, and Edom set out to make war against Moab. They find no water for the troops or animals. Elisha calls on God, who provides water and assurance that Moab will be defeated.

Semi-continuous 2 Samuel 10:6-12 The Ammonites hire mercenaries to fight David. David’s commander Joab and his brother Abishai prepare for battle.

Both Colossians 3:12-17 Instructions for living a Christ-like life.

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