Category Archives: Old Testament

Scriptures from the Old Testament

04-17-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 17, 2019 (St. Kateri Tekakwitha) The Lord GOD has given me a well-trained tongue, that I might know how to speak to the weary a word that will rouse them.   Is_50:4-9a No, Lord, I’m too worn out.  I’m too … Continue reading

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04-15-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 15, 2019 Here is my servant whom I uphold, my chosen one with whom I am pleased, Upon whom I have put my Spirit; he shall bring forth justice to the nations, Not crying out, not shouting, not making … Continue reading

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04-14-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 14, 2019 (Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion) The Lord GOD has given me a well-trained tongue, that I might know how to speak to the weary a word that will rouse them.  Is_50:4-7 How well-trained are our tongues, … Continue reading

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04-11-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 11, 2019 (St. Stanislaus, Bishop and Martyr) When Abram prostrated himself, God spoke to him . . .  Gn_17:3-9 You know what, beloved, sometimes it takes a little humility, a little reverence and a little prayer to hear God.  … Continue reading

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04-10-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 10, 2019 After throwing Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego into the white-hot furnace for refusing to worship his god, Nebuchadnezzar rose in haste and asked his nobles, “Did we not cast three men bound into the fire?” “Assuredly, O king,” … Continue reading

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04-03-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 3, 2019 Zion said, “The LORD has forsaken me; my Lord has forgotten me.”  Can a mother forget her infant, be without tenderness for the child of her womb? Even should she forget, I will never forget you. Is_49:8-15 In … Continue reading

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04-02-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 2, 2019 (St. Francis of Paola, Hermit) “Wherever the river flows, every sort of living creature that can multiply shall live, and there shall be abundant fish, for wherever this water comes the sea shall be made fresh. Along … Continue reading

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04-01-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 1, 2019 Thus says the LORD: Lo, I am about to create new heavens and a new earth; The things of the past shall not be remembered or come to mind. Instead, there shall always be rejoicing and happiness … Continue reading

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03-31-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 31, 2019 (4th Sunday of Lent, Laetare Sunday) After entering their “Promised Land,” the Israelites:  On the day after the Passover, they ate of the produce of the land in the form of unleavened cakes and parched grain.  On … Continue reading

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03-29-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 29, 2019 Thus says the LORD: Return, O Israel, to the LORD, your God; you have collapsed through your guilt.  Take with you words, and return to the LORD; . . .   Let him who is wise understand these … Continue reading

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03-22-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 22, 2019 Israel loved Joseph best of all his sons, for he was the child of his old age; and he had made him a long tunic.  When his brothers saw that their father loved him best of all … Continue reading

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03-17-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 17, 2019 (2nd Sunday of Lent, C) Jesus took Peter, John, and James and went up the mountain to pray. While he was praying his face changed in appearance and his clothing became dazzling white.  And behold, two men … Continue reading

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03-15-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 15, 2019 You say, “The LORD’s way is not fair!” Hear now, house of Israel: Is it my way that is unfair, or rather, are not your ways unfair?  When someone virtuous turns away from virtue to commit iniquity, … Continue reading

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03-10-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 10, 2019 (1st Sunday of Lent, C) Moses spoke to the people, saying: Our forefathers became a nation great, strong, and numerous.  When the Egyptians maltreated and oppressed us, imposing hard labor upon us, we cried to the LORD, … Continue reading

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03-09-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 9, 2019 (St. Frances of Rome, Religious) Thus says the LORD: If you remove from your midst oppression, false accusation and malicious speech; If you bestow your bread on the hungry and satisfy the afflicted; Then light shall rise … Continue reading

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03-08-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 8, 2019 (St. John of God, Religious) This, rather, is the fasting that I wish: releasing those bound unjustly, untying the thongs of the yoke; Setting free the oppressed, breaking every yoke; Sharing your bread with the hungry, sheltering … Continue reading

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03-07-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 7, 2019 I have set before you life and death, the blessing and the curse. Choose life, then, that you and your descendants may live, by loving the LORD, your God, heeding his voice, and holding fast to him.  … Continue reading

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03-06-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 6, 2019 (Ash Wednesday) Even now, says the LORD, return to me with your whole heart, with fasting, and weeping, and mourning; Rend your hearts, not your garments, and return to the LORD, your God. For gracious and merciful … Continue reading

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03-01-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 1, 2019 Keep away from your enemies; be on your guard with your friends. A faithful friend is a sturdy shelter; he who finds one finds a treasure. A faithful friend is beyond price, no sum can balance his … Continue reading

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02-24-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 24, 2019 (7th Sunday Ordinary Time C) Abishai whispered to David: “God has delivered your enemy into your grasp this day. Let me nail him to the ground with one thrust of the spear; I will not need a … Continue reading

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02-20-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 20, 2019 After Noah had landed his ark upon the dry land, he built an altar to God and offered sacrifices.   The LORD said to himself: “Never again will I doom the earth because of man since the desires … Continue reading

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02-18-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 18, 2019 In the course of time Cain brought an offering to the LORD from the fruit of the soil, while Abel, for his part, brought one of the best firstlings of his flock. The LORD looked with favor … Continue reading

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02-16-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 16, 2019 Then the LORD God said: “See! The man has become like one of us, knowing what is good and what is evil!  Therefore, he must not be allowed to put out his hand to take fruit from … Continue reading

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02-15-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 15, 2019 Now the serpent was the most cunning of all the animals that the LORD God had made. The serpent asked the woman, “Did God really tell you not to eat from any of the trees in the … Continue reading

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02-14-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 14, 2019 (Ss. Cyril, Monk and Methodius, Bishops) (St. Valentine) Of all the animals and birds that the LORD had created for the man, none proved to be the suitable partner for the man.  So the LORD God cast … Continue reading

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02-13-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 13, 2019 . . the LORD God formed man out of the clay of the ground and blew into his nostrils the breath of life, and so man became a living being. . . .   The LORD God gave … Continue reading

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02-12-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 12, 2019 Then God said: “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. Let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, the birds of the air, and the cattle, and over all the wild animals … Continue reading

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02-11-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 11, 2019 (World Day of the Sick) In the beginning, when God created the heavens and the earth, the earth was a formless wasteland, and darkness covered the abyss, while a mighty wind swept over the waters.  Gn_1:1-19 Just … Continue reading

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02-10-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 10, 2019 (5th Sunday Ordinary Time C) Today our Church celebrates the Memorial of Our Lady of Lourdes with its associated Readings (Link above to “The Song of Bernadette” Movie) Rejoice with Jerusalem and be glad because of her, … Continue reading

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02-07-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 7, 2019 Jesus summoned the Twelve and began to send them out two by two and gave them authority over unclean spirits. He instructed them to take nothing for the journey but a walking stick – no food, no … Continue reading

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02-03-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 3, 2019 (4th Sunday Ordinary Time, C) (St. Blaise, Bishop and Martyr) The word of the LORD came to me, saying: Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I dedicated you, a … Continue reading

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