Category Archives: Old Testament

Scriptures from the Old Testament

09-15-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 15, 2019 (24th Sunday Ordinary Time, C) Moses implored the LORD, his God, saying, “Why, O LORD, should your wrath blaze up against your own people, whom you brought out of the land of Egypt with such great power … Continue reading

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09-01-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

September 1, 2019 (22nd Sunday Ordinary Time C) My child, conduct your affairs with humility, and you will be loved more than a giver of gifts. Humble yourself the more, the greater you are, and you will find favor with … Continue reading

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08-23-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 23, 2019 (St. Rose of Lima, Virgin) After the death of her husband, Ruth said to her mother-in-law, Naomi, “Do not ask me to abandon or forsake you! For wherever you go, I will go, wherever you lodge I … Continue reading

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08-16-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 16, 2019 (St. Stephen of Hungary) Joshua addressed all the people: “Thus says the LORD, the God of Israel: . . . “I gave you a land that you had not tilled and cities that you had not built, … Continue reading

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08-06-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

August 6, 2019 (Transfiguration of the Lord) As the visions during the night continued, I saw: One like a Son of man coming, on the clouds of heaven;  When he reached the Ancient One and was presented before him, The … Continue reading

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07-31-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 31, 2019 (St. Ignatius of Loyola, Priest) 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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07-26-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 26, 2019 (Ss. Joachim and Anne, Parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary) In those days: God delivered all these commandments:  “I, the LORD, am your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, that place of slavery. … Continue reading

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07-22-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 22, 2019 (St. Mary Magdalene) The Bride says: On my bed at night I sought him whom my heart loves–I sought him but I did not find him. I will rise then and go about the city; in the … Continue reading

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07-21-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 21, 2019 (Sixteenth Sunday Ordinary Time, C) When Abraham received some surprise visitors of the LORD, after offering them a place to rest, he hastened into the tent and told Sarah, “Quick, three measures of fine flour! Knead it … Continue reading

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07-19-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 19, 2019 The LORD said, “This is how you are to eat it (the Passover Lamb): with your loins girt, sandals on your feet and your staff in hand, you shall eat like those who are in flight.  It … Continue reading

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07-14-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 14, 2019 (15th Sunday Ordinary Time, C) Moses said, “For this command that I enjoin on you today is not too mysterious and remote for you. . . . it is something very near to you, already in your … Continue reading

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07-11-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 11, 2019 (St. Benedict, Abbot) “Come closer to me,” he (Joseph) told his brothers.  When they had done so, he said: “I am your brother Joseph, whom you once sold into Egypt. But now do not be distressed, and … Continue reading

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07-10-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 10, 2019 (St. Augustine Zhao Rong, Priest and Companions, Martyrs in China) . . . all the world came to Joseph to obtain rations of grain, for famine had gripped the whole world. Gn_41:55-57;42:5-7a,17-24a Jesus sent out these Twelve after … Continue reading

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07-08-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 8, 2019 In you, my God, I place my trust.  Ps 91 Response Jacob had a dream: a stairway rested on the ground, with its top reaching to the heavens; and God’s messengers were going up and down on … Continue reading

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07-04-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 4, 2019 Again the LORD’s messenger called to Abraham from heaven and said: “I swear by myself, declares the LORD, that because you acted as you did in not withholding from me your beloved son, I will bless you … Continue reading

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07-01-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 1, 2019 (St. Junipero Serra, Priest) While the two men walked on farther toward Sodom, the LORD remained standing before Abraham. Then Abraham drew nearer to him and said: “Will you sweep away the innocent with the guilty? Suppose … Continue reading

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06-26-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 26, 2019 The LORD said to Abram, “I am the LORD who brought you from Ur of the Chaldeans to give you this land as a possession.” “O Lord GOD,” he asked, “how am I to know that I … Continue reading

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06-24-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 24, 2019 (The Nativity of St. John the Baptist) Hear me, O coastlands, listen, O distant peoples. The LORD called me from birth, from my mother’s womb he gave me my name.  He made of me a sharp-edged sword … Continue reading

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06-09-19 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 9, 2019 (Pentecost Sunday) When the time for Pentecost was fulfilled, they were all in one place together.  And suddenly there came from the sky a noise like a strong driving wind, and it filled the entire house in … Continue reading

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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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