Words and Songs for the Church Year

2nd Sunday in Lent. A

Born anew / The transfiguration

      God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him may not perish but may have eternal life.John 3:16
      We beseech you, almighty God, look on the heartfelt desires of your servants, and stretch forth the right hand of your power to be our defence against all our enemies; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. BCP. Lent 3
      Let us pray [that we may respond to the Word of God]
      God our Father, help us to hear your Son. Enlighten us with your word, that we may find the way to your glory. We ask this through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen. AAPB
      God of mercy, you are full of tenderness and compassion, slow to anger, rich in mercy, and always ready to forgive: grant us grace to renounce all evil and to cling to Christ, that in every way we may prove to be your loving children; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen. APBA
      The call of Abraham.   Genesis 12:1-9   12:1-4a
      Here we have no lasting city; we seek the city which is to come.   Psalm 121  
      Abraham was justified by faith.   Romans 4:1-17   4:1-5, 13-17
      The new birth.   John 3:1-15   3:1-17
      Jesus transfigured.   Matthew 17:1-13   17:1-9   (Used if celebrating the Transfiguration)
Supplementary readings
      Moses flees to Midian.   Exodus 2:11-25   2:23-3:8a
      Gethsemane.   Matthew 26:36-56  
Hymns and Spiritual Songs
Worship elements
Gathering Songs
Book & #
FS 92
SLW 112
TIS 147
HTC 117
TH 22
AHB 137
Hymn or Chorus first line
This world is not our home
We have another world in view
I'm not alone for my father is with me
We love the Lord, our neighbor & ourselves
To God be the glory
When Jesus called his chosen three
We are here gathered in this place
Jesus your blood and righteousness
Tunes and sources
"Radio Favorites", A. Brumley
Color Key and Notes
      RCL reading;
      APBA reading;
      Congregational response or refrain, AAPB/RSV;
      Subject heading, AAPB;
      Where there is a second Old Testament reading it is sequential rather than linked to the gospel;
      Hymn book and other abbreviations. See In Words and Song.

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