Second Sunday in Lent Sunday, February 25, 2018
The Collect: O God, whose glory it is always to have mercy: Be gracious to all who have gone astray from your ways, and bring them again with penitent hearts and steadfast faith to embrace and hold fast the unchangeable truth of your Word, Jesus Christ your Son; who with you and the Holy Spirit lives and reigns, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
Old Testament: Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16 read from the New Century Version Bible
Psalm 22:22-30 read from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer
Epistle: Romans 4:13-25 read from the New International Version Bible
Gospel: Mark 8:31-38 read from the New Living Translation Bible
Closing Prayer: On March 1st we remember David of Wales, Bishop of Menevia