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12th Sunday after Pentecost

Today's 1st lesson continues the series of important readings from the first two books of Hebrew Scripture, moving from Genesis (Abraham, Isaac, Jacob and Joseph) to the beginning of the Exodus (Moses). 

The second lesson continues Paul's Epistle to the Romans.

In today's Gospel reading, Jesus comes to the district of Caesarea Philippi and asks his disciples, "Who do people say that I am?"  Ultimately Peter professes that Jesus is "the Messiah, the Son of the living God."

Readings for Proper 16, Year A, Track I:
Exodus 1:8--2:10
Psalm 124
Romans 12:1-8
Matthew 16:13-20 

Earlier Event: August 26
Laundry Love
Later Event: August 30
Evening Prayer II