Lent Season 2017

LENT 2017

This collection of meditations was created by our congregation to reflect upon the message of the season.   

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For reference, the daily readings are provided in the table below.

Daily Scripture Readings Lent 2017

March 1 to April 8, 2017

These readings are adapted from The Book of Common Prayer, Daily Readings for Year One.

Date Psalm OT Epistle Gospel
Wed
Mar 1
am: 95, 32, 143
pm: 102, 130
Jon 3:1-4:11 Heb 12:1-14 Luke 18:9-14
Thur
Mar 2
am: 37:1-18
pm: 37:19-42
Deut 7:6-11 Titus 1:1-16 John 1:29-34
Fri
Mar 3
am: 95, 31
pm: 35
Deut 7:12-16 Titus 2:1-15 John 1:35-42
Sat
Mar 4
am: 30, 32
pm: 42, 43
Deut 7:17-26 Titus 3:1-15 John 1:43-51
Sun 1
Mar 5
am: 63, 98
pm: 103
Deut 8:1-10 1 Cor 1:17-31 Mark 2:18-22
Mon
Mar 6
am: 41, 52
pm: 44
Deut 8:11-18 Heb 2:11-18 John 2:1-12
Tues
Mar 7
am: 45
pm: 47, 48
Deut 9:4-12 Heb 3:1-11 John 2:13-22
Wed
Mar 8
am: 119:49-72
pm: 49, 53
Deut 9:13-21 Heb 3:12-19 John 2:23-3:15
Thur
Mar 8
am:  50, 59, 60
pm:  19, 46
Deut 9:23-10:5 Heb 4:1-10 John 3:16-21
Fri
Mar 10
am: 40, 54
pm: 51
Deut 10:12-22 Heb 4:11-16 John 3:22-36
Sat
Mar 11
am: 55
pm: 138, 139
Deut 11:18-28 Heb 5:1-10 John 4:1-26
Sun 2
Mar 12
am: 24, 29
pm: 8, 84
Jere 1:1-10 1 Cor 3:11-23 Mark 3:31-4:9
Mon
Mar 13
am: 56, 57, 58
pm: 64, 65
Jere 1:11-19 Rom 1:1-15 John 4:27-42
Tues
Mar 14
am: 61, 62
pm: 68
Jere 2:1-13 Rom 1:16-25 John 4:43-54
Wed
Mar 15
am: 72
pm: 119:73-96
Jere 3:6-18 Rom 1:28-2:11 John 5:1-18
Thur
Mar 16
am: 70, 71
pm: 74
Jere 4:9-10, 19-28 Rom 2:12-24 John 5:19-29
Fri
Mar 17
am: 69
pm: 73
Jere 5:1-9 Rom 2:25-3:18 John 5:30-47
Sat
Mar 18
am: 75, 76
pm: 23, 27
Jere 5:20-31 Rom 3:19-31 John 7:1-13
Sun 3
Mar 19
am: 93, 96
pm: 34
Jere 6:9-15 1 Cor 6:12-20 Mark 5:1-20
Mon
Mar 20
am: 80
pm: 77, 79
Jere 7:1-15 Rom 4:1-12 John 7:14-36
Tue
Mar 21
am: 78:1-39
pm: 78:40-72
Jere 7:21-34 Rom 4:13-25 John 7:37-52
Wed
Mar 22
am: 119:97-120
pm: 81, 82
Jere 8:18-9:6 Rom 5:1-11 John 8:12-20
Thur
Mar 23
am: 42, 43
pm: 85, 86
Jere 10:11-24 Rom 5:12-21 John 8:21-32
Fri
Mar 24
am: 88
pm: 91, 92
Jere 11:1-8, 14-20 Rom 6:1-11 John 8:33-47
Sat
Mar 25
am: 87, 90
pm: 136
Jere 13:1-11 Rom 6:12-23 John 8:47-59
Sun 4
Mar 26
am: 66, 67
pm: 19, 46
Jere 14:1-9, 17-22 Gal 4:21-5:1 Mark 8:11-21
Mon
Mar 27
am: 89:1-18
pm: 89:19-52
Jere 16:10-21 Rom 7:1-12 John 6:1-15
Tue
Mar 28
am: 97, 99, 100
pm: 94, 95
Jere 17:19-27 Rom 7:13-25 John 6:16-27
Wed
Mar 29
am: 101, 109
pm: 119:121-144
Jere 18:1-11 Rom 8:1-11 John 6:27-40
Thur
Mar 30
am: 69
pm: 73
Jere 22:13-23 Rom 8:12-27 John 6:41-51
Fri
Mar 31
am: 107:1-32
pm: 107:33-43
Jere 23:1-8 Rom 8:28-39 John 6:52-59
Sat
Aor 1
am:  102, 108
pm: 33
Jere 23:9-15 Rom 9:1-18 John 6:60-71
Sun 5
Apr 2
am: 118
pm: 145
Jere 23:16-32 1 Cor 9:19-27 Mark 8:31-9:1
Mon
Apr 3
am: 31
pm: 35
Jere 24:1-10 Rom 9:19-33 John 9:1-17
Tues
Apr 4
am:121,122,123
pm: 124, 125, 126
Jere 25:8-17 Rom 10:1-13 John 9:18-41
Wed
Apr 5
am:119:145-176
pm: 128, 129, 130
Jere 25:30-38 Rom 10:14-21 John 10:1-18
Thur
Apr 6
am: 131, 132, 133
pm: 140, 142
Jere 26:1-16 Rom 11:1-12 John 10:19-42
Fri
Apr 7
am: 22
pm: 141, 143
Jere 29:1, 4-13 Rom 11:13-24 John 11:1-27 or 12:1-10
Sat
Apr 8
am: 137, 144
pm: 42, 43
Jere 31:27-34 Rom 11:25-36 John 11:28-44 or 12:37-50

Daily Scripture Readings Holy Week 2017

April 9 - 15 , 2017

These readings are adapted from The Book of Common Prayer, Daily Readings for Year One.

See also Readings Adapted from the Revised Common Lectionary:
Daily Readings for Holy Week
Readings for the Easter Vigil

Date Psalm OT Epistle Gospel
Sun
Apr 9
am: 24, 29
pm: 103
am: Zech 9:9-12 pm: Zech 12:9-13:9 1 Tim 6:12-16 Matt 21:12-17
Mon
Apr 10
am: 51
pm: 69:1-23
Jer 12:1-16 Phil 3:1-14 John 12:9-19
Tues
Apr 11
am: 6
pm: 94
Jer 15:10-21 Phil 3:15-21 John 12:20-26
Wed
Apr 12
am: 55
pm: 74
Jer 17:5-10, 14-17 Phil 4:1-13 John 12:27-36
Thur
Apr 13
am: 102
pm: 142, 143
Jer 20:7-11 1 Cor 10:14-17, 11:27-32 John 17
Fri
Apr 14
am: 95, 22
pm: 40, 54
Gen 22:1-14 1 Pet 1:10-20 am: Jn 13:36-38
pm: Jn 19:38-42
Sat
Apr 15
am: 95, 88
pm 27
Job 19:21-27a am: Heb 4:1-16
pm: Rom 8:1-11
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(Note: In this lectionary, there is no Gospel Reading on Saturday)

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Daily Readings for Holy Week
Adapted from the Revised Common Lectionary

Date Psalm OT Epistle Gospel
Sun
Apr 9
am: 118, 1-2, 19-29
pm: 31:9-16
Isa 50:4-9a Phil 4:5-11 am: Matt 26:14-27:66
pm: Matt 27:11-54
Mon
Apr 10
36:5-11 Isa 42:1-9 Heb 9:11-15 John 12:1-11
Tues
Apr 11
71:1-14 Isa 49:1-7 1 Cor 1:18-31 John 12:20-36
Wed
Apr 12
70 Isa 50:4-9a Heb 12:1-3 John 13:21-32
Thur
Apr 13
116:1-2, 12-19 Exod 12:1-42 1 Cor 11:23-26 John 13:1-17, 31b-35
Fri
Apr 14
22 Isa 52:13-53:12 Heb 4:14-16, 5:7-9 John 18:1-19:42
Sat
Apr 15
31:1-4, 15-16 Job 14:1-14 1 Pet 4:1-8 Matt 27:57-66

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