Though we sometimes doubt and often resist God’s desire to protect and save us, our God persists. In holy baptism, God’s people have been called and gathered into a God-initiated relationship that will endure. Lent provides the church with a time and a tradition in which to seek the face of the Lord again. Lent provides another occasion to behold the God of our salvation in the face of the Blessed One who “comes in the name of the Lord.”


God of the covenant, in the mystery of the cross you promise everlasting life to the world. Gather all peoples into your arms, and shelter us with your mercy, that we may rejoice in the life we share in your Son, Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.


Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18
Psalm 27
Philippians 3:17–4:1
Luke 13:31-35

This Weeks Readings

Sunday, March 17, 2019 - Second Sunday in Lent
MondayExodus 33:1-6
Romans 4:1-12
Psalm 105:1-15
TuesdayNumbers 14:10b-24
1 Corinthians 10:1-13
Psalm 105:1-15
Wednesday2 Chronicles 20:1-22
Luke 13:22-31
Psalm 105:1-15
ThursdayDaniel 3:19-30
Revelation 2:8-11
Psalm 63:1-8
FridayDaniel 12:1-4
Revelation 3:1-6
Psalm 63:1-8
SaturdayIsaiah 5:1-7
Luke 6:43-45
Psalm 63:1-8
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