Lent 2023 | The First Sunday in Lent

First Sunday in Lent 2023

The Collect

O Lord, who for our sake did fast forty days and forty nights; Give us grace to use such abstinence, that, our flesh being submitted to the Spirit we may ever obey your godly motions in righteousness, and true holiness, to your honor and glory, who lives and reigns with the Father and the Holy Spirit, one God, world without end. Amen.1

The Lessons

Psalm: Ps. 91

O. T.: Gen. 3:1-21

Epistle: 2 Cor. 6:1-10

Gospel: Matt. 4:1-11


  1. Collect and Lessons are from the Book of Prayer and Order (2020). []

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I am a disciple of Jesus Christ, husband, father, and author. I am an avid Cubs fan and a lover of Chicago-style Deep Dish pizza.

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