Old Testament: Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16
Psalter: Psalm 22:23-31
Epistle: Romans 4:13-25
Gospel: Mark 8:31-38
God of Sarah and Abraham, long ago you embraced your people in covenant and promised them your blessing. Strengthen us in faith, that, with your disciples of every age, we may proclaim your deliverance in Jesus Christ to generations yet unborn. Amen.