Category Archives: Old Testament

Scriptures from the Old Testament

07-20-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 20, 2018 When Hezekiah was mortally ill, the prophet Isaiah, son of Amoz, came and said to him: “Thus says the LORD: Put your house in order, for you are about to die; you shall not recover.” . . … Continue reading

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07-14-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 14, 2018 (St. Kateri Tekakwitha, Virgin) The Prophet Isaiah, after seeing a vision of angels, heard them cry out, “Holy, holy, holy is the LORD of hosts! All the earth is filled with his glory!”  At the sound of … Continue reading

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07-06-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 6, 2018 (St. Maria Goretti, Virgin and Martyr) The Prophet Amos said, “Hear this, you who trample upon the needy and destroy the poor of the land!  ‘When will the new moon be over,’ you ask, ‘that we may … Continue reading

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07-04-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

July 4, 2018 Seek good and not evil, that you may live; Then truly will the LORD, the God of hosts, be with you as you claim!  Hate evil and love good, and let justice prevail at the gate;   Am_5:14-15,21-24 … Continue reading

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06-24-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 24, 2018 (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. . . .  You are my servant, he … Continue reading

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06-21-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 21, 2018 (St. Aloysius Gonzaga, Religious) Like a fire there appeared the prophet Elijah whose words were as a flaming furnace. . . . You were taken aloft in a whirlwind of fire, in a chariot with fiery horses. … Continue reading

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06-18-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 18, 2018 King Ahab’s wife, Jezebel wrote letters in Ahab’s name and, having sealed them with his seal, sent them to the elders and to the nobles who lived in the same city with Naboth.  This is what she … Continue reading

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06-15-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 15, 2018 But the word of the LORD came to Elijah, “Go outside and stand on the mountain before the LORD; the LORD will be passing by.”  A strong and heavy wind was rending the mountains and crushing rocks … Continue reading

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06-03-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

June 3, 2018 (Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ) Moses took the blood and sprinkled it on the people, saying, “This is the blood of the covenant that the LORD has made with you in accordance … Continue reading

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05-21-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

May 21, 2018 (The Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church) . . the LORD God said to the serpent: . . . I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and hers; He will … Continue reading

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04-25-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 25, 2018 (St. Mark, Evangelist) Beloved:  Clothe yourselves with humility in your dealings with one another, for: ‘God opposes the proud but bestows favor on the humble.’  So humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that he may … Continue reading

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04-09-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

April 9, 2018 (The Annunciation of the Lord) Ask for a sign from the LORD, your God; let it be deep as the nether world, or high as the sky! . . . the virgin shall be with child, and … Continue reading

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03-31-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 31, 2018 (Holy Saturday and Easter Vigil Mass) There are actually no daily readings for today, Holy Saturday.  But we do have the extensive readings for the Easter Vigil, going through all of salvation history.  And it all begins … Continue reading

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03-30-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 30, 2018 (Good Friday of the Lord’s Passion, B) See, my servant shall prosper, he shall be raised high and greatly exalted. Even as many were amazed at him, so marred was his look beyond human semblance and his … Continue reading

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03-28-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 28, 2018 (Wednesday of Holy Week) The Lord GOD is my help, therefore I am not disgraced; I have set my face like flint, knowing that I shall not be put to shame.  He is near who upholds my … Continue reading

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03-26-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 26, 2018 (Monday of Holy Week) I, the LORD, have called you for the victory of justice, I have grasped you by the hand; I formed you, and set you as a covenant of the people, a light for … Continue reading

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03-23-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 23, 2018 But the LORD is with me, like a mighty champion: my persecutors will stumble, they will not triumph. In their failure they will be put to utter shame, to lasting, unforgettable confusion.   Jer_20:10-13 The LORD is ALWAYS … Continue reading

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03-22-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 22, 2018 Jesus said to the Jews: “Amen, amen, I say to you, whoever keeps my word will never see death.”  So the Jews said to him, “Now we are sure that you are possessed. Abraham died, as did … Continue reading

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03-21-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 21, 2018 King Nebuchadnezzar said: “Is it true, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, that you will not serve my god, or worship the golden statue that I set up? This little group of Daniel’s friends were so faithful to God, … Continue reading

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03-18-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 18, 2018 (Fifth Sunday of Lent, B) Thus says the LORD: “This is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, says the LORD.  I will place my law within them and write … Continue reading

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03-13-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 13, 2018 “Along both banks of the river, fruit trees of every kind shall grow; their leaves shall not fade, nor their fruit fail.  Every month they shall bear fresh fruit, for they shall be watered by the flow … Continue reading

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03-12-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 12, 2018 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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03-07-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 7, 2018 (Ss. Perpetua and Felicity, Martyrs) Moses said, “what great nation has statutes and decrees that are as just as this whole law which I am setting before you today?  “However, take care and be earnestly on your … Continue reading

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03-04-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 4, 2018 (3rd Sunday Lent, B) In those days, God delivered all these commandments: “I, the LORD am your God, You shall not have other gods besides me. You shall not take the name of the LORD, your God, … Continue reading

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03-02-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 2, 2018 Jesus said the Pharisees, “Did you never read in the Scriptures: ‘The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone; by the Lord has this been done, and it is wonderful in our eyes?’ Therefore, I … Continue reading

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03-01-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

March 1, 2018 Thus says the LORD: Cursed is the man who trusts in human beings, who seeks his strength in flesh, whose heart turns away from the LORD.   Jer_17:5-10 But . . . Blessed are they who hope in … Continue reading

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02-25-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 25, 2018 (Second Sunday of Lent, B) 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, … Continue reading

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02-24-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 24, 2018 Moses spoke to the people, saying: “This day the LORD, your God, commands you to observe these statutes and decrees.  Be careful, then, to observe them with all your heart and with all your soul.   Dt_26:16-19 And … Continue reading

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02-21-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 21, 2018 (St. Peter Damian, Bishop and Doctor of the Church) Jesus said, “This generation is an evil generation; it seeks a sign, but no sign will be given it, except the sign of Jonah.”  Lk_11:29-32 . . when … Continue reading

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02-20-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 20, 2018 So shall my word be that goes forth from my mouth; It shall not return to me void, but shall do my will, achieving the end for which I sent it. Is_55:10-11 Jesus said, “This is how you … Continue reading

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02-16-18 Catholic Daily Mass Quotes

February 16, 2018 Fasting?  The Lord says: “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 the … Continue reading

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