Scriptures and Prayer

The Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost

Old Testament: 1 Kings 2:10-12; 3:3-14 or Proverbs 9:1-6

Psalter: Psalm 111 or Psalm 34:9-14

Epistle: Ephesians 5:15-20

Gospel: John 6:51-58

Holy Wisdom, God of abundant life, you call us to the banquet of your love. We find you in the gifts you give; we know you in the ones with whom we share this holy food, and in the bread of this table, your son, Jesus Christ. Grant that we may be bread for others, as he is bread for us. Amen.

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