These short readings are those read, day by day, at community prayer in Taizé. The Bible reference given indicates a slightly longer passage.
Thu, 29 September
As he was walking along, Jesus saw Levi sitting at the tax office, and he said to him, “Follow me.” And he got up and followed him.
Fri, 30 September
When Christ suffered, he made no threats but placed his trust in the One who judges justly. He bore our sins in his own body on the cross so that we might die to our sins and live for justice.
1 Peter 2:19-25
Sat, 1 October
In Christ all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge are hidden.
SUN, 2 October
Paul writes to Timothy: God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of inward strength, of love and of self-control.
2 Timothy 1:6-18
Mon, 3 October
Happy are those who find their strength in you, Lord. As they pass through the valley of tears they make it a place of living springs.
Tue, 4 October
Large crowds gathered to hear Jesus and to be healed of their sicknesses. But he often withdrew to lonely places and prayed.
Wed, 5 October
James writes: Give yourselves to God. Resist the tempter and he will run away from you. The nearer you go to God, the nearer God will come to you.
Thu, 6 October
God has made us able to serve a new covenant, one which is not of written letters but of the Spirit; for the letter kills, but the Spirit gives life.
2 Corinthians 3:4-6