Sunday, April 2, 2017

Fifth Sunday in Lent

Watchword for the Week — I wait for the Lord, my soul waits, and in his word I hope. Psalm 130:5

Sunday, April 2 — Ezekiel 37:1–14; Psalm 130

Romans 8:6–11; John 11:1–45

See, I have tested you in the furnace of adversity. Isaiah 48:10

Paul wrote: While we live, we are always being given up to death for Jesus’ sake, so that the life of Jesus may be made visible in our mortal flesh. 2 Corinthians 4:11

We give thanks, Lord, for your compassion, for your comfort in times of distress and adversity. In times of trial or blessing, may we trust and honor you. Amen.