5th Sunday in Lent

Resurrection and Life

      "This is the covenant I will make with them," says the Lord God: "I will put my law within them and I will write it on their hearts; and I will be their God and they shall be my people", Jeremiah 31:33
      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, guide us by his example, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen. AAPB
      O God, our Redeemer, in our weakness we have failed to be your messengers of forgiveness and hope: renew us by your Holy Spirit, that we may follow your commands and proclaim your reign of love; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen. APBA
      The new covenant.   Jeremiah 31:23-37   31:31-34
      Happy are those who delight in the law of the Lord.   Psalm 119:9-16  
      The source of eternal salvation / Spiritual immaturity.   Hebrews 5:7-10 / 5:11-6:3   5:5-10 ,   5:5-14
      Unless a grain of wheat falls to the ground.   John 12:20-36   12:20-33
Supplementary readings
      The bronze snake.   Numbers 21:4-9  
      The crucifixion.   Mark 15:21-41  
Hymns and Spiritual Songs
Worship elements
Gathering Songs
Book & #
TIS 732
TIS 535
TIS 499
TIS 430
TIS 559
TIS 643
Hymn or Chorus first line
Lift up your hearts unto the Lord
I am the bread of life
Only in God is my soul at rest
Jesus, thou joy of loving hearts
Your words to me are life and health
A new heart Lord, create in me
I want to walk as a child of the light
Tunes and sources
John Michael Talbot
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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