Second Sunday in Lent, March 13

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 15:1-12, 17-18 read from the Revised Standard Version Bible

Psalm 27 read from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer

Epistle: Philippians 3:17-4:1 read from the Amplified Bible

Gospel: Luke 13:31-35 read from the Christian Standard Bible

On March 13 we celebrate the life of James Theodore Holly, Bishop of Haiti, and of the Dominican Republic. Read from A Great Cloud of Witnesses.

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