Scripture Texts and Prayers of the Day

Helps while Worshiping at Home in February

(Click link at bottom of worship guide for today's song selections)

DATE                   

February 28, 2021         Second Sunday in Lent

CONFESSION AND FORGIVENESS

Fountain of living water, pour out your mercy over us. Our sin is heavy, and we long to be free. Rebuild what we have ruined

and mend what we have torn. Wash us in your cleansing flood. Make us alive in the Spirit to follow in the way of Jesus,

as healers and restorers of the world you so love. Beloved, God’s word never fails. The promise rests on grace: by the saving love of Jesus Christ, the wisdom and power of God, your sins are ☩ forgiven, and God remembers them no more. Journey in the way of Jesus. Amen.

GATHERING SONG  "O God, My Faithful God"; ELW #806


KYRIE   ELW #152

PRAYER OF THE DAY

O God, by the passion of your blessed Son you made an instrument of shameful death to be for us the means of life. Grant us so to glory in the cross of Christ that we may gladly suffer shame and loss for the sake of your Son, Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.

FIRST READING:  Romans 4:13-25 

GOSPEL ACCLAMATION  "Jesus Is a Rock in a Weary Land" vs 1; ELW #333

GOSPEL READING:  Mark 8:27-38

HYMN OF THE DAY  "Come Follow Me, the Savior Spake"; ELW #799

SENDING SONG  "I Am the Bread of Life" vs 1-3, 5; ELW #485

TODAY'S SONG SELECTIONS MAY BE FOUND HERE.

Bonus! Keep worshiping after our service ends by joining modern psalmist Richard Bruxvoort Colligan for a fresh interpretation of the appointed psalm for the day.

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