The holy Temple and all the sacrifices that take place in it point toward immorality and incorruptibility. The sacrifices are not about death; they are all about life.
Torah: Leviticus (Vayikra) 6:1-8:36
Haftarah: Jeremiah (Yirmiyahu) 7:21-8:23. 9:22-23
Gospel: Matthew (Mattityahu) 9:10-17
A special portion for Shabbat haGadol (The Great Sabbath) is read this Shabbat!
Haftarah: Malachi (Mal’achi) 3:4-24
Gospel: Matthew (Mattityahu) 17:9-13