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Lent 2
Second Sunday in Lent

from the book
Lectionary Worship Workbook
Series III, Cycle A

Amy C. Schifrin
Martha Shonkwiler

John 3:1-17 — Genesis 12:1-4a
Romans 4:1-5, 13-17 — Psalm 121


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Confession And Absolution
P: In the name of the Father, and of the Son, + and of the Holy Spirit.
C: Amen.
P: Gracious God, you call into existence the things that do not exist.
You give life to the dead and new life to the living.
C: Break open our hearts, that what is in us might be poured out before you.
You have come into the world, O Lord, not to condemn us,
but that we might be saved through you.

Silence to recall our struggles with sin and the power of evil

P: God is calling you to new life in his name.
All the brokenness that you have confessed to him has been blown away
with the breath of the Holy Spirit.
You have been washed clean in the name of Christ
and your sins are forgiven.
C: Amen.

L: How can anyone be born after having grown old?
C: Water.
L: How can anyone be born after having grown old?
C: Spirit.
L: How can anyone be born after having grown old?
C: ...

This Second Sunday in Lent worship resource, Lent 2, is based on John 3:1-17 and relates to Second 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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