- Genesis 14:14-20
- Deuteronomy 1:8-11, 15-17
- Deuteronomy 10:14-21
- John 20:11-18
- Hebrews 11:9-10, 17-23, 32-40
- Matthew 1:1-25
Today’s commemorated feasts and saints
30th SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST — Tone 5. Forefeast of the Nativity of Christ. Sunday before the Nativity. Holy Ten Martyrs of Crete: Theodulus, Saturninus, Euporus, Gelasius, Eunician, Zoticus, Pompeius, Agathopus, Basilides, and Evaristus (3rd c.). Repose of St. Theoctíst, Archbishop of Novgorod (1310). St. Niphon, Bishop of Cyprus (4th c.). St. Paul, Bishop of Neo-Cæsarea (4th c.).