The Old Testament readings cover the climatic deliverance of God's people under the Old Covenant. The New Testament readings finish off the latter half of the letter to the Hebrews and the Psalms readings close out the Psalms of David.
Lectionary Reading – Year A Week 12
The Old Testament readings this week in Exodus focus on the confrontation between the Lord and Pharaoh over the people of Israel, resulting in God's plagues of judgment upon Egypt and the Exodus of God's people from bondage. The New Testament readings begin a two-week sequence through the letter to the Hebrews.