The Old Testament readings describe God's requirements for worship, which Moses received while in God's presence on Sinai. The New Testament readings are from the first chapters of Mark's gospel, and the Psalm readings continue in Psalm 119.
Lectionary Readings – Year A Week 15
This week begins the season of Covenantide, spanning the period between Resurrection Sunday and Pentecost. Appropriately, the Old Testament readings cover God's giving of the Law at Sinai and the Psalm readings focus on praising God's law. The New Testament readings cover the Gospel resurrection accounts.