First Reading1 Sm 16:1-13 Samuel anointed David in the presence of his brothers, and the Spirit of the LORD God rushed upon him. A reading
First Reading1 Sm 15:16-23 Obedience is better than sacrifice. Because you have rejected the command of the LORD, he, too, has rejected you as ruler.
First Reading1 Sm 9:1-4, 17-19; 10:1 This is the man of whom the LORD God spoke, Saul who will rule his people. A reading from
First Reading1 Sm 8:4-7, 10-22a You will complain against the king whom you have chosen, but on that day the LORD will not answer you.
First Reading1 Sm 4:1-11 Israel was defeated and the ark of God was captured. A reading from the first Book of Samuel The Philistines gathered
First Reading1 Sm 3:1-10, 19-20 Speak, O LORD, your servant is listening. A reading from the first Book of Samuel During the time young Samuel