Genesis 22: 1-2. 9-13. 15-18

Abraham’s love of his only son, Isaac, is tested to the utmost limit, but his faith in God does not falter and Isaac is spared from death.


Romans 8: 31-34

There is a link between this reading and the first: Abraham’s willingness to give up his only son foretold the gift of the only Son of God who was not spared from death.


Mark 9: 2-10

A glimpse into the glory of Christ as the Son of God, yet tinged with the sadness of his suffering and death as the Son of Man.