Jan. 27

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 Acts 2 1-13

When the day of Pentecost arrived, they were all together in one place. 2 And suddenly there came from heaven a sound like a mighty rushing wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting. 3 And divided tongues as of fire appeared to them and rested[a] on each one of them. 4 And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit gave them utterance.

5 Now there were dwelling in Jerusalem Jews, devout men from every nation under heaven. 6 And at this sound the multitude came together, and they were bewildered, because each one was hearing them speak in his own language.7 And they were amazed and astonished, saying, “Are not all these who are speaking Galileans? 8 And how is it that we hear, each of us in his own native language? 9 Parthians and Medes and Elamites and residents of Mesopotamia, Judea and Cappadocia, Pontus and Asia, 10 Phrygia and Pamphylia, Egypt and the parts of Libya belonging to Cyrene, and visitors from Rome, 11 both Jews and proselytes, Cretans and Arabians—we hear them telling in our own tongues the mighty works of God.” 12 And all were amazed and perplexed, saying to one another, “What does this mean?” 13 But others mocking said, “They are filled with new wine.”

Psalm 72 1-11

Give the king your justice, O God,

    and your righteousness to the royal son!

May he judge your people with righteousness,

    and your poor with justice!

Let the mountains bear prosperity for the people,

    and the hills, in righteousness!

May he defend the cause of the poor of the people,

    give deliverance to the children of the needy,

    and crush the oppressor!

May they fear you[a] while the sun endures,

    and as long as the moon, throughout all generations!

May he be like rain that falls on the mown grass,

    like showers that water the earth!

In his days may the righteous flourish,

    and peace abound, till the moon be no more!

May he have dominion from sea to sea,

    and from the River[b] to the ends of the earth!

May desert tribes bow down before him,

    and his enemies lick the dust!

10 

May the kings of Tarshish and of the coastlands

    render him tribute;

may the kings of Sheba and Seba

    bring gifts!

11 

May all kings fall down before him,    all nations serve him!

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