Ash Wednesday — Joel 2:1-2,12-17; Psalm 51:1-17
2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10; Matthew 6:1-6,16-21
Wednesday, March 2 — Psalm 31:21-24
Exodus 8; Matthew 20:17–28
If you obey the Lord your God: Blessed shall you be in the city, and blessed shall you be in the field. Deuteronomy 28:2-3
Jesus responded, “Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God and obey it!” Luke 11:28
O just and righteous God, may our obedience be moved by an understanding of your heart and what you hold as precious. Bless your word which we receive by faith, and bless the faith by which we walk. Amen.