August 30, 2015
Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23
James 1:17-27
Song of Solomon 2:8-13
Psalm 45:1-2, 6-9

Lent 1

First Sunday in Lent

from the book
Restore Me
Litanies, Prayers And Dialogues For Lent and Easter


Craig M. Sweet



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Reader 1: Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness
to be tempted by the devil. Jesus fasted forty days and forty
nights, and afterwards was famished. The tempter came and said to
Jesus,

Reader 2: "If you are the Son of God, command these stones to
become loaves of bread."

Reader 1: But Jesus answered,

People: "It is written, 'One does not live by bread alone, but by
every word that comes from the mouth of God.'"

Reader 1: Then the devil took Jesus to the holy city and placed
him on the pinnacle of the temple, saying,

Reader 2: "If you are the Son of God, throw yourself down, for it
is written, 'He will command his angels concerning you,' and 'On
their hands they will bear you up, so that you will not dash your
foot against a stone.'"

Reader 1: Jesus replied,

People: "Again it is written, 'Do not put the Lord your...

This First Sunday in Lent sermon, Lent 1, is based on Matthew 4:1-11 and relates to First Sunday in Lent of Cycle of the lectionary. This sermon is excerpted from the book Restore Me . 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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