Gospel: Mark 8:27-38 (Lent 2: Series B)
Make no mistake, the life to which Jesus is calling His disciples is radically other than what our world preaches.
Epistle: Romans 5:1-11 (Lent 2: Series B)
We were enemies, but because of the self-sacrificing love of Christ, we are made friends, indeed, even the adopted children of our Heavenly Father.
Old Testament: Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16 (Lent 2: Series B)
The Church has traditionally understood Baptism as a naming Sacrament. It reminds us of our new baptismal identity.
To Lent or Not to Lent
The season of Lent gives almost unparalleled opportunity for preachers to placard before their auditors the Cross of Christ and beckon Christians to take up their cross and follow Him.
Epistle: James 1:12-18 (Lent 1: Series B)
While God may and does test one’s faith and life, yet He does not tempt with sin.