March Readings

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Sunday, March 6 – First Sunday in Lent

Readings and Psalm

  • Deuteronomy 26:1-11
    The Lord brought us out of Egypt with a mighty hand
  • Psalm 91:1-2, 9-16
    God will give the angels charge over you, to guard you in all your ways. (Ps. 91:11)
  • Romans 10:8b-13
    If you confess that Jesus is Lord, you will be saved
  • Luke 4:1-13
    The temptation of Jesus in the wilderness for forty days

Sunday, March 13 – Second Sunday in Lent

Readings and Psalm

  • Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18
    The covenant with Abram and his descendants
  • Psalm 27
    In the day of trouble, God will give me shelter. (Ps. 27:5)
  • Philippians 3:17–4:1
    Our citizenship is in heaven from where we expect a Savior
  • Luke 13:31-35
    I have desired to gather Jerusalem as a hen gathers her brood

Sunday, March 20 – Third Sunday in Lent

Readings and Psalm

  • Isaiah 55:1-9
    Everyone who thirsts, come to the water; seek the Lord
  • Psalm 63:1-8
    O God, eagerly I seek you; my soul thirsts for you. (Ps. 63:1)
  • 1 Corinthians 10:1-13
    Israel, baptized in cloud and seas, ate the same spiritual food as Christians
  • Luke 13:1-9
    Unless you repent, you will perish: parable of the fig tree

Sunday, March 27 – Fourth Sunday in Lent

Readings and Psalm

  • Joshua 5:9-12
    Israel eats bread and grain, the produce of the land
  • Psalm 32
    Be glad, you righteous, and rejoice in the Lord. (Ps. 32:11)
  • 2 Corinthians 5:16-21
    The mystery and ministry of reconciliation
  • Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32
    The parable of the prodigal father and the repentant son

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