First Sunday in Lent, March 6

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: Deuteronomy 26:1-11 read from New Revised Standard Bible Anglicized

Psalm 91:1-2, 9-16 read from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer

Epistle: Romans 10:8b-13 read from the World English Bible

Gospel: Luke 4:1-13 Easy to Read Version Bible

Closing Prayer: On March 12 we celebrate the life of Gregory the Great, Bishop of Rome. Read from A Great Cloud of Witnesses.

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