Category Archives: Old Testament

Scriptures from the Old Testament

12-15-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 15, 2017 Thus says the LORD, your redeemer, the Holy One of Israel: I, the LORD, your God, teach you what is for your good, and lead you on the way you should go.  If you would hearken to … Continue reading

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12-13-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 13, 2017 (St. Lucy, Virgin and Martyr) To whom can you liken me as an equal, says the Holy One.  Lift up your eyes on high and see who has created these things: . . . The LORD is … Continue reading

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12-12-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 12, 2017 (Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patroness of the Americas) Sing and rejoice, O daughter Zion!  See, I am coming to dwell among you, says the LORD.  Many nations shall join themselves to the LORD on that day, and … Continue reading

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12-11-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 11, 2017 Say to those whose hearts are frightened: Be strong, fear not! Here is your God, he comes with vindication;  With divine recompense he comes to save you.   Is_35:1-10 Just watched a 2017 movie called, “Valerian and the … Continue reading

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12-06-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

December 6, 2017 (St. Nicholas, Bishop) On this mountain the LORD of hosts will provide for all peoples a feast of rich food and choice wines, juicy, rich food and pure, choice wines. . . .  On that day it … Continue reading

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11-27-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 27, 2017 Daniel said to the steward whom the chief chamberlain had put in charge of Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah, “Please test your servants for ten days. Give us vegetables to eat and water to drink. Then see … Continue reading

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11-23-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 23, 2017 (Thanksgiving Day, USA) And now, bless the God of all, who has done wondrous things on earth; Who fosters people’s growth from their mother’s womb, and fashions them according to his will!  May he grant you joy … Continue reading

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11-20-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 20, 2017 But many in Israel were determined and resolved in their hearts not to eat anything unclean; they preferred to die rather than to be defiled with unclean food or to profane the holy covenant; and they did … Continue reading

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11-17-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 17, 2017 (St. Elizabeth of Hungary, Religious) All men were by nature foolish who were in ignorance of God, and who from the good things seen did not succeed in knowing him who is, and from studying the works … Continue reading

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11-14-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 14, 2017 the souls of the just are in the hand of God, and no torment shall touch them. . . .  the Lord shall be their King forever.  Those who trust in him shall understand truth, and the … Continue reading

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11-12-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 12, 2017 (32nd Sunday Ordinary Time, A) Resplendent and unfading is wisdom, and she is readily perceived by those who love her, and found by those who seek her. . . .  For taking thought of wisdom is the … Continue reading

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11-09-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

November 9, 2017 (Dedication of the Lateran Basilica) St. Paul wrote, “Do you not know that you are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwells in you? If anyone destroys God’s temple, God will destroy that … Continue reading

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10-15-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 15, 2017 (28th Sunday Ordinary Time, A) The Lord GOD will wipe away the tears from every face; Is_25:6-10a . . . IF that is what we are looking for! St. Paul said, “I can do all things in him … Continue reading

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10-12-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 12, 2017 (Our Lady of the Pillar) Through the Prophet Malachi, the LORD of hosts says, “for you who fear my name, there will arise the sun of justice with its healing rays.”  Mal_3:13-20b Justice will be! Jesus said, … Continue reading

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10-11-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 11, 2017 (St. Pope John XXIII) Jonah was greatly displeased and became angry that God did not carry out the evil he threatened against Nineveh.  He prayed, “I beseech you, LORD, is not this what I said while I … Continue reading

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10-09-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 9, 2017 The Lord said to Jonah, “Set out for the great city of Nineveh, and preach against it; their wickedness has come up before me.”  But Jonah made ready to flee to Tarshish away from the LORD.   Jon_1:1–2:1-2,11 … Continue reading

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10-03-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

October 3, 2017 Thus says the LORD of hosts: There shall yet come peoples, the inhabitants of many cities; and the inhabitants of one city shall approach those of another, and say, “Come! let us go to implore the favor … Continue reading

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09-30-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 30, 2017 (St. Jerome, Priest and Doctor of the Church) Sing and rejoice, O daughter Zion!  See, I am coming to dwell among you, says the LORD.  Many nations shall join themselves to the LORD on that day, and … Continue reading

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09-24-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 24, 2017 (25th Sunday Ordinary Time A) For my thoughts are not your thoughts, nor are your ways my ways, says the LORD. As high as the heavens are above the earth, so high are my ways above your … Continue reading

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09-14-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 14, 2017 (Exaltation of the Cross) In reference to the first sin: Then the LORD God said to the snake: Because you have done this, cursed are you among all the animals, tame or wild; On your belly you … Continue reading

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09-10-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 10, 2017 (23rd Sunday, Ordinary Time, A) Thus says the LORD: (to the Prophet Ezekiel) You, son of man, I have appointed watchman for the house of Israel; when you hear me say anything, you shall warn them for … Continue reading

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08-26-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 26, 2017 Just to finish the story that began yesterday.  Ruth did follow Naomi into her land and served all the needs of her Jewish mother-in-law.  There she also served in the fields of a powerful relative of Naomi’s … Continue reading

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08-25-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 25, 2017 (St. Louis of France) Naomi said to her widowed sister-in-law, Ruth, “Go back after your sister-in-law!”  But Ruth said, “Do not ask me to abandon or forsake you!  For wherever you go, I will go, wherever you … Continue reading

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08-20-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 20, 2017 (20th Sunday Ordinary Time A) Thus says the LORD: . . . The foreigners who join themselves to the LORD, ministering to him, loving the name of the LORD, and becoming his servants—all who keep the sabbath … Continue reading

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08-19-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 19, 2017 (St. John Eudes, Priest) Joshua said to the Israelites, “If it does not please you to serve the LORD, decide today whom you will serve, the gods your fathers served beyond the River or the gods of … Continue reading

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08-12-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 12, 2017 (St. Jane Frances de Chantal, Religious) Moses said to the people: “Hear, O Israel! The LORD is our God, the LORD alone!  Therefore, you shall love the LORD, your God, with all your heart, and with all … Continue reading

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08-09-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 9, 2017 (St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross,Virgin and Martyr, [Edith Stein] ) The LORD said to Moses and Aaron: “How long will this wicked assembly grumble against me? I have heard the grumblings of the children of Israel … Continue reading

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08-08-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 8, 2017 (St. Dominic, Priest) Miriam and Aaron spoke against Moses . . . They complained, “Is it through Moses alone that the LORD speaks?  Does he not speak through us also?”  Nm_12:1-13 Sometimes, beloved, Faith requires humility.  This … Continue reading

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08-07-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 7, 2017 (St. Sixtus and companions, Pope and Martyrs) Moses said to the LORD, “I cannot carry all this people by myself, for they are too heavy for me.”  Nm_11:4b-15 We can not rely upon ourselves for the salvation … Continue reading

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08-04-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 4, 2017 (St. John Vianney, Priest) “The fifteenth day of this seventh month is the LORD’s feast of Booths, which shall continue for seven days. On the first day there shall be a sacred assembly, and you shall do … Continue reading

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08-02-17 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 2, 2017 (St. Eusebius of Vercelli, Bishop) As Moses came down from Mount Sinai with the two tablets of the commandments in his hands, he did not know that the skin of his face had become radiant while he … Continue reading

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