5th Sunday in Lent

The resurrection and the life

      'I am the resurrection and the life', says the Lord; 'whoever lives and believes in me shall never die.' John 11:25-26
      We beseech you, almighty God, to look in mercy on your people; that by your great goodness they may be governed and preserved evermore; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. BCP. Lent 5
      Let us pray [for the zeal to follow Christ]
      Father, help us to be like Christ your Son, who loved the world and died for our salvation. Inspire us by his love, guided us by his example, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen. AAPB
      Life-giving God, your Son came into the world to free us all from sin and death: breathe upon us with the power of your Spirit, that we may be raised to new life in Christ, and serve you in holiness and righteousness all our days; through the same Jesus Christ, our Lord, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen. APBA
      I will put my Spirit within you.   Ezekiel 37:1-14  
      Jesus, Lamb of God, have mercy on us.   Psalm 130  
      The life-giving Spirit.   Romans 8:1-11   8:6-11
      'I am the resurrection and the life'.   John 11:1-45  
Supplementary readings
      God promises deliverance.   Exodus 6:2-13  
      The passion of Christ.   Matthew 27:32-56  
Hymns and Spiritual Songs
Worship elements
Gathering Songs
Book & #
CC 215
CC 192
TIS 402
TIS 205
TIS 199
TIS 407
Hymn or Chorus first line
All praise and glory and honour to Jesus
Those who trust in the Lord
Hallelujah my Father for giving us your Son
Come, gracious Spirit
Join all the glorious names
Lord Jesus, our bright morning star
Great is the Lord and greatly to be praised
Breathe on me breath of God
Tunes and sources
v, 1, 2, 4, 8, 12
Response CC 117.
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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