Third Sunday in Lent, March 12

The Old Testament, Epistle and Gospel will be read from Lexham English Bible

The Collect and Psalm will be read from The Episcopal Church Book of Common Prayer

The Collect: Almighty God, you know that we have no power in ourselves to help ourselves: Keep us both outwardly in our bodies and inwardly in our souls, that we may be defended from all adversities which may happen to the body, and from all evil thoughts which may assault and hurt the soul; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Old Testament: Exodus 17:1-7

Psalm 95

Epistle: Romans 5:1-11

Gospel: John 4:5-42

On March 17 we celebrate the life of Patrick, Bishop and Missionary of Ireland. Read from A Great Cloud of Witnesses.

For a copy of today’s text in a PDF click here.