First reading Joshua 24:1-13 Joshua gathered all the tribes of Israel together at Shechem; then he called the elders, leaders, judges and scribes of Israel, and they presented themselves before God. Then Joshua said to all the people: ‘The Lord, the God of Israel says this, “In ancient days your ancestors lived beyond the River – … [Read more…]

August 17

First reading Joshua 3:7-11,13-17 The Lord said to Joshua, ‘This very day I will begin to make you a great man in the eyes of all Israel, to let them be sure that I am going to be with you even as I was with Moses. As for you, give this order to the priests … [Read more…]

The Reward in Keeping the Word

First reading 1 Chronicles 15:3-4,15-16,16:1-2 David gathered all Israel together to bring the ark of God up to the place he had prepared for it. David called together the sons of Aaron and the sons of Levi. And the Levites carried the ark of God with the shafts on their shoulders, as Moses had ordered … [Read more…]