Here are some of the main themes in the readings for the 14th Sunday of the Year.
1st Reading – Isaiah 66:10-14c
- Rejoice and exult over the prosperity of Jerusalem.
- The Lord’s power shall be known to his servants in the sight of these blessings.
- “Let all praise the name of the Lord.”
- Shout for joy and praise the good works of God.
2nd Reading – Galatians 6:14-18
- Paul boasts in the cross of Jesus Christ, and now he bears the marks of Jesus on his body.
- Peace and mercy be to all who follow the Lord.
Gospel – Luke 10:1-12,17-20
- Jesus sends out 72 disciples in pairs to announce the Kingdom of God.
- They return, rejoicing at the power of the name of Jesus.