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Holy Saturday
Do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death? Therefore we have been buried with him by baptism into death, so that, just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, so we too might walk in newness of life.
Romans 6:3-4

Good Friday

Although he was a Son, he learned obedience through what he suffered; and having been made perfect, he became the source of eternal salvation for all who obey him…
Hebrews 5:8-9

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Maundy Thursday

If I, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another’s feet. For I have set you an example, that you also should do as I have done to you.
John 13:14-15

Wednesday of Holy Week

Then one of the twelve, who was called Judas Iscariot, went to the chief priests and said, “What will you give me if I betray him to you?” They paid him thirty pieces of silver. And from that moment he began to look for an opportunity to betray him.
Matthew 26:14-16

Lord Jesus, we are sorry for our sins. Please forgive us.



Tuesday of Holy Week

The Lord says, “I will give you as a light to the nations, that my salvation may reach to the end of the earth.”
Isaiah 49:6

Monday of Holy Week

You always have the poor with you, but you do not always have me.
John 12:8

Palm Sunday
Christ Jesus, though he was in the form of God, did not regard equality with God as something to be exploited, but emptied himself…
Philippians 2:5-7
Lord Jesus, draw us closer to you, day by day.

Saturday, Fifth Week of Lent

Then shall the young women rejoice in the dance, and the young men and the old shall be merry. I will turn their mourning into joy, I will comfort them, and give them gladness for sorrow.
Jeremiah 31:13

Friday, Fifth Week of Lent
In my distress I called upon the Lord; to my God I cried for help. From his temple he heard my voice, and my cry to him reached his ears.
Psalm 18:6

Thursday, Fifth Week of Lent

He is the Lord our God; his judgments are in all the earth, He is mindful of his covenant forever…
Psalm 105:7-8

Wednesday, Fifth Week of Lent

If you continue in my word, you are truly my disciples; and you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free.
John 8:31-32


Tuesday, Fifth Week of Lent

When you have lifted up the Son of Man, then you will realize that I am he, and that I do nothing on my own, but I speak these things as the Father instructed me.
John 8:28

Monday, Fifth week of Lent

Let anyone among you who is without sin be the first to throw a stone at her.
John 8:7


Fifth Sunday of Lent

Jesus said to Martha: “I am the resurrection and the life. Those who believe in me, even though they die, will live, and everyone who lives and believes in me will never die. Do you believe this?” She said to him, “Yes, Lord, I believe that you are the Messiah, the Son of God, the one coming into the world.”
John 11:25-27


Saturday, Fourth Week of Lent

Nicodemus…asked, “Our law does not judge people without first giving them a hearing to find out what they are doing, does it?”
John 7:50-51

Friday, Fourth Week of Lent

The Lord is near to the brokenhearted, and saves the crushed in spirit.
Psalm 34:18


Thursday, Fourth Week of Lent

How can you believe when you accept glory from one another and do not seek the glory that comes from the one who alone is God?
John 5:44

Wednesday, Fourth Week of Lent

The Lord is gracious and merciful, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love. The Lord is good to all, and his compassion is over all that he has made.
Psalm 145:8-9

Tuesday, Fourth Week of Lent

God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble, Therefore we will not fear, though the earth should change, though the mountains shake in the heart of the sea.
Psalm 46:1-2
Monday, Fourth Week of Lent
Be glad and rejoice forever in what I am creating; for I am about to create Jerusalem as a joy, and its people as a delight.
Isaiah 65:18

Fourth Sunday of Lent

The Lord does not see as mortals see; they look on the outward appearance, but the Lord looks on the heart.
1 Samuel 16:7

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Saturday, Third Week of Lent

For I desire steadfast love and not sacrifice, the knowledge of God rather than burn offerings.
Hosea 6:6
Wednesday, Third Week of Lent
Take care and watch yourselves closely, so as neither to forget the things that your eyes have seen nor to let them slip from your mind all the days of your life; make them known to your children and your children’s children
Deuteronomy 4:9
Tuesday, Third Week of Lent
Peter came and said to him, “Lord, if another member of the church sins against me, how often should I forgive? As many as seven times?” Jesus said to him, “Not seven times, but, I tell you, seventy-seven times.”
Matthew 18:21-22
Monday, Third Week of Lent
Elisha sent a messenger to him, saying “Go, wash in the Jordan seven times, and your flesh shall be restored and you shall be clean.:  But, Naaman became angry and went away, saying, “I thought that for me he would surely come out, and stand and call on the name of the Lord his God, and would wave his hand over the spot, and cure the leprosy!
2King 5:10-11
We have to let God decide how and when we will be healed.  Trust that He knows better than we do.

Third Sunday of Lent

O come, let us worship and bow down, let us kneel before the Lord, our Maker! For he is our God and we are the people of his pasture, and the sheep of his hand.
Psalm 95:6-7


Saturday, Second Week of Lent

But while he was still far off, his father saw him and was filled with compassion; he ran and put his arms around him and kissed him.
Luke 15:20

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Thursday, Second Week of Lent
There was a rich man who was dressed in purple and fine linen and who fasted sumptuously every day. And at his gate lay a poor man named Lazarus, covered with sores, who longed to satisfy his hunger with what fell from the rich man’s table; even the dogs would come and lick his sores.
Luke 16:19-21
Lord Jesus, open our eyes and our hearts to the suffering that goes on all around us.



Wednesday, Second Week of Lent

The mother of the sons of Zebedee came to Jesus with her sons, and kneeling before him, she asked a favor of him. And he said to her, “What do you want?” She said to him, “Declare that these two sons of mine will sit, one at your right hand and one at your left, in your kingdom.” But Jesus answered, “You do not know what you are asking.
Matthew 20:20-22
Tuesday, Second Week of Lent
Come now, let us argue it out, says the Lord: though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be like snow.
Isaiah 1:18

Second Sunday of Lent

Join with me in suffering for the gospel, relying on the power of God, who saved us and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works but according to his own purpose and grace.
2 Timothy 1:8-9

Saturday, First Week of Lent
Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be children of your Father in Heaven; for he makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the righteous and on the unrighteous.
Matthew 5:44-45
Thursday, First Week of Lent
Ask, and it will be given you; search, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you. For everyone who asks receives, and everyone who searches finds, and for everyone who knocks, the door will be opened.
Matthew 7:78
Wednesday, First Week of Lent
Create in me a clean heart, O God, and put a new and right spirit within me.
Psalm 51:10
Tuesday, First Week of Lent
For if you forgive others their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you; but if you do not forgive others, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.
Matthew 6:14
Monday, First Week of Lent
Come, you that are blessed by my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world; for I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me, I was naked and you gave me clothing, I was sick and you took care of me, I was in prison and you invited me.
Matthew 25:34-36
First Sundayof Lent
Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil.
Matthew 4:1
Join us this morning, Valentine’s Day, at 11:00.  Rev. Monahan will be preaching “Tough Love”. 
Saturday after Ash Wednesday
You shall be like a watered garden, like a spring of water, whose waters never fail.
Isaiah 58:11
Friday after Ash Wednesday
Create in me a clean heart, O God, and put a new and right spirit within me.  
Psalm 51:10
Thursday after Ash Wednesday
What does it profit them if they gain the whole world, but lose or forfeit themselves? 
Luke 9:25
Ash Wednesday   
Return to the Lord, your God, for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love, and relents from punishing. Joel 2:13