First Sunday in Lent, March 5, 2017

First Sunday in Lent, March 5, 2017

The Collect: Almighty God, whose blessed Son was led by the Spirit to be tempted by Satan: Come quickly to help us who are assaulted by many temptations; and, as you know the weaknesses of each of us, let each one find you mighty to save; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

Old Testament: Genesis 2:15-17; 3:1-7 read from the New Revised Standard Version Bible Anglicised

Psalm 32 read from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer

Epistle: Romans 5:12-19 read from the Revised Standard Version Bible

Gospel: Matthew 4:1-11 read from the God’s Word Bible

Closing Prayer: On March 8th we remember Geoffrey Studdert Kennedy: an Anglican priest and poet.

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