2nd Sunday in Lent C

Toward the cross

      Our citizenship is in heaven, and it is from there that we are expecting a Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ. Philippians 3:20
      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 our ancestors, whose chosen servant Abraham was given faith to obey your call and go out into the unknown: endow your church with such faith that we may follow you with courage: for the sake of Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen. APBA
      God's covenant with Abraham.   Genesis 15:1-18   15:1-12, 17-18
      The Lord is my light, whom shall I fear?   Psalm 27  
      Our transfiguration.   Philippians 3:17-4:1  
      We stand under God's condemnation / The Godforsaken city.   Luke 13:1-9,13:31-35
      Jesus transfigured   Luke 9:28-36.
Supplementary readings
      The plague of the firstborn.   Exodus 11:1-10  
      Messiah's consecration to death.   Luke 22:39-53  
Hymns and Spiritual Songs
Worship elements
Gathering Songs
Book & #
TCH 603
CH 26
CH 39
AHB 85
TIS 554
AHB 77
TIS 217
Hymn or Chorus first line
I am so glad that our Father in heaven
Father God I wonder how
Jesus my saviour
O Lord our God, we lift our hearts
To God be the glory
If you but suffer God to guide
For the beauty of the earth
Love divine, all loves excelling
Tunes and sources
Words: Ian Smale
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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