Lent Reflections: The Third Week – Friday

And a ruler asked him, “Good Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?” And Jesus said to him, “Why do you call me good? No one is good but God alone.You know the commandments: ‘Do not commit adultery, Do not kill, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Honour your father and […]

Lent: The Third Week – Wednesday

Being asked by the Pharisees when the kingdom of God was coming, he answered them, “The kingdom of God is not coming with signs to be observed;nor will they say, ‘Lo, here it is!’ or ‘There!’ for behold, the kingdom of God is in the midst of you.” And he said to the disciples, “The […]

Lent: The Third Week – Tuesday

To Seek and To Save On the way to Jerusalem, he was passing along between Samar′ia and Galilee. And as he entered a village, he was met by ten lepers, who stood at a distance and lifted up their voices and said, “Jesus, Master, have mercy on us.” When he saw them he said to […]

Lent: The Third Week – Monday

The apostles said to the Lord, “Increase our faith!” And the Lord said, “If you had faith as a grain of mustard seed, you could say to this sycamine tree, ‘Be rooted up, and be planted in the sea,’ and it would obey you. “Will any one of you, who has a servant plowing or keeping […]

Lent: The Third Week – Sunday

Take up thy cross; let not its weight Fill thy weak spirit with alarm; His strength shall bear thy spirit up, And brace thy heart and nerve thy arm. Take up thy cross, not heed the shame, Not let thy foolish pride rebel; Thy Lord for thee the cross endured, To save thy soul from […]

Lent: The First Week – Wednesday

To Seek and To Save The Speechless Man Now he was casting out a demon that was dumb; when the demon had gone out, the dumb man spoke, and the people marveled. But some of them said, “He casts out demons by Be-el′zebul, the prince of demons”; while others, to test him, sought from him […]

Lent: The First Week – Tuesday

To Seek and to Save Jesus was praying in a certain place, and when he ceased, one of his disciples said to him, “Lord, teach us to pray, as John taught his disciples.” And he said to them, “When you pray, say: “Father, hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Give us each day our daily bread; […]

Lent: The First Week – Monday

“The Very Different Sisters” Now as they went on their way, he entered a village; and a woman named Martha received him into her house. And she had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet and listened to his teaching. But Martha was distracted with much serving; and she went to him and said, […]

Lent: The First Week – Sunday

Not what my hands have donecan save my guilty soul,not what my toiling flesh has bornecan make my spirit whole.Not what I feel or docan give me peace with God,not all my prayers and sighs and tearscan bear my awful load. Thy work alone, O Christ,can ease this weight of sin,thy blood alone, O Lamb […]