Old Testament: Proverbs 1:20-33 or Isaiah 50:4-9a
Psalter: Psalm 19 or Wisdom of Solomon 7:26 - 8:1 or Psalm 116:1-9
Epistle: James 3:1-12
Gospel: Mark 8:27-38
Wisdom of God, from the street corners and at the entrances to the city you proclaim the way of life and of death. Grant us the wisdom to recognize your Messiah, that following in the way of the cross, we may know the way of life and glory. Amen.