Fifth Sunday in Lent
Watchword for the week — Forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the heavenly call of God in Christ Jesus. Philippians 3:13,14
Sunday, April 7 — Isaiah 43:16-21; Psalm 126
Philippians 3:4b-14; John 12:1-8
My heart and my flesh sing for joy to the living God. Psalm 84:2
Jesus said, “Abide in my love. I have said these things to you so that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be complete.” John 15:9,11
Dear God, you are the song of songs and the joy of joys. Draw us into your perfect harmony, so that we may dwell with you in joy forever. In Jesus’ name we pray. Amen.