December Month

MAR THOMA SYRIAN CHURCH OF MALABAR
(LECTIONARY)
CHRISTIAN YEAR - 2018

DECEMBER

Date Lessons Epistle-Gospels Evening
1 Saturday Beginning of Twenty Five Days Lent

 

Isa. 2:10-22 Gal. 2:12-20  
  1 Thes. 4:1-12 St.John 1:1-15  
2 Sunday Visitation of Virgin Mary to Elizabeth- Celebration of Good News
C.H. 225 Gen. 18:1-16 2 Cor. 1:3-11 Ps. 146
  2 Tim. 4:9-18 St.Luke. 1:39-45 1 Pet. 1:8-12

9 Sunday

Birth of John the Baptist
CH. 77 1 King. 19:1-21 Gal. 1:11-17 Ps. 139
  Rev. 10:1-11 St.Luke. 1:57-66 Rev. 1:1-7

16 Sunday

Annunciation to Joseph
CH. 240 Isa. 40:1-11 Phil. 4:4-9 Isa. 35:1-10
  Acts. 20:17-25 St.Mat. 1:18-23 Heb. 9:11-28

21 Friday

Mar Thoma Church Day
CH. 384 Isa. 22:20-24 Phil. 3:12-21  
  1 Cor.1:18-25 St.John 14:1-7  

23 Sunday

Sunday Before Christmas. ‘Our Lord Comes’
CH. 115 Isa. 11:1-10 Rom. 1:8-16 Neh. 12:27-43
  1 John 5:1-21 St.John 1:1-14 2 Cor.7:1-16

25 Tuesday

Yaldo - Feast of Nativity - A New Dawn  End of the Twenty Five Day’s Lent
CH. 123 Micah. 5:1-9 1 Tim. 1:14-17  
  Col. 1:15-20 St.Luke. 2:1-20  
30 Sunday The Glorious Coming of our Lord
C.H. 396 Zech. 14:1-5 1 Thes. 4:13-18 Ezek. 37:1-14
  Acts. 1:6-11 St.John. 14:1-7 Rev. 22:1-9
31 Monday
Year Ending - Watch Night Service ‘God our Helper and Redeemer’
C.H. 110 1 Sam. 7:5-17 1 Pet. 5:6-11  
  Heb. 13:7-21 St.Luke. 13:6-9