Jesus as thirst-quenching, life-giving water.
Collect: 3rd Sunday in Lent
Almighty God, you know that we have no power in ourselves to help ourselves: Keep us both outwardly in our bodies and inwardly in our souls, that we me be defended from all adversities which may happen to the body, and from all adversities which may happen to the body, and from all evil thoughts which may assault and hurt the soul; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, forever and ever. Amen
Exodus 17:1-7 . . . Despite the Israelites’ quarreling and complaining, God gives the people fresh water from a rock.
Psalm 95 Holding the Future, Remembering the Past . . .
Romans 5:1-11 . . . Paul characterizes the new life that is now ours in Christ
John 4:5-42 . . . Jesus offers living water to a Samaritan woman.
Sermon for the 3rd Sunday of Lent. Sermon delivered by Deacon Cathy Smith