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First Sunday In Lent
First Sunday in Lent

from the book
Lectionary Worship Workbook
Series IV, Cycle A

Beverly S. Bailey

Genesis 2:15-17; 3:1-7 — Psalm 32
Romans 5:12-19 — Matthew 4:1-11


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The Lenten Season
The lectionary passages for Lent in Cycle A are full of wonderful stories. A theme for the season might be "Stories of Struggle, Stories of Faith," and your services could revolve around the stories. Most of them can be dramatically interpreted, and this is a good way for children and youth to be included in worship. I have rewritten some of them for you. Read them over and think about who might be willing to participate in this retelling of the story. Each of you has a sanctuary which is unique, so I will ask you to use your own knowledge to ascertain where the people might stand. I will make suggestions, but you will have to alter them to fit your space. Some of these stories are powerful enough to stand alone, so do not "over--preach" after them. Enhance them - don't retell them.

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This First Sunday in Lent worship resource, First Sunday In Lent, is based on Genesis 2:15-17; 3:1-7 and relates to First Sunday in Lent of Cycle A of the lectionary. This worship resource is excerpted from the book Lectionary Worship Workbook. SermonSuite offers online sermons and professionally published sermons, lectionary sermons, non-lectionary sermons, children's sermons, sermon illustrations, worship resources, preaching resources, sermons on prayer, prayers, Christian drama, lectionary worship, lectionary workbooks and homilies. ...

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