Sunday, March 1, 2020

First Sunday in Lent

March 1, 1457: Beginning of the Unity of the Brethren in Bohemia

Watchword for the Week — Be glad in the Lord and rejoice, O righteous, and shout for joy, all you upright in heart. Psalm 32:11

Sunday, March 1 — Genesis 2:15-17;3:1-7; Psalm 32
Romans 5:12-19; Matthew 4:1-11

Lord, I thank you that you have answered me and have become my salvation. Psalm 118:21

Jesus said to the woman, “Daughter, your faith has made you well; go in peace, and be healed of your disease.” Mark 5:34

God of salvation, may your goodness to us and others in the past remind us to have faith in you today. Fill us with your assurance that you will guide us, strengthen us, and hear our prayers. In Jesus’ name, we pray. Amen.