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Psalms and Collects for Lent

PSALMS and READINGS (BAS)

WEEK OF LENT 3 (March 15th). 

Mon 2 Kg 5.1–15a Ps 42.1–2, 11–15 Lk 4.24–30

Tue S of 3 Y 1.2, 11–20 Ps 25.3–8 Mt 18.21–35

Wed Dt 4.1, 5–10 Ps 147.13–21

Thu Jer 7.21–28 Ps 95.1–9 Lk 11.14–23

Fri Hos 14.1–9 Ps 81 Mk 12.28–34

Sat Hos 5.13—6.6 Ps 51.1–2, 17–20 Lk 18.9–14

WEEK OF 4 LENT (March 22nd)

Mon Is 65.17-21, Ps 30, Jn 4.43-54

Tues Ezek 47.1–9, 12. Ps 46, Jn 5.1-18

Wed Is 49.8–15 Ps 145.8–15, Jn 5.19-30

Thu Ex 32.7–14 Ps 103.1–12, Jn 5,31-47

Fri Wis 2.1a, 12–22 Ps 34.15–22 Jn 7.1–2, 10, 25–30

Sat Jer 11.18–20 Ps 7.1–2, 9–12 Jn 7.40–53

WEEK OF 5 LENT (MARCH 29) Passiontide

Mon Sus 1.1-9, 15-17, Ps 23, Jn 8.1-11

Tue Num 21.4–9 Ps 102.1–2, 15–22 Jn 8.21–30

Wed Dan 3.13–28, Ps 24. 1-6, Jn 8.31–47

Thu Gen 17.3–9, Ps 105.1–9 Jn 8.51–59

Fri Jer 20.7–13 Ps 18.1–7 Jn 10.31–42

Sat Ezek 37.21b–28, Ps 121 Jn 11.45–57

A LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS:

Dan Daniel Jn John
Ezek Ezekial 2 Kgs 2nd Kings
Ex Exodus Num Numbers
Gen Genesis Sus Susannah*
Is Isiah Wis Wisdom*
Jer Jeremiah S of 3Y * Additions to Daniel  * (Song of  3 Young Men

*note these books are from the Apocrypha which may not be included in your Bible

BAS COLLECTS FOR SUNDAYS IN LENT:

LENT 3 (YEAR A)

Almighty God,
whose Son Jesus Christ gives the water of eternal life, may we always thirst for you,
the spring of life and source of goodness;
through him who lives and reigns with you
and the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and for ever.

LENT 4 (YEAR A)

Almighty God,
through the waters of baptism
your Son has made us children of light.
May we ever walk in his light
and show forth your glory in the world;
through Jesus Christ our Lord,
who is alive and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.

LENT 5 (YEAR A) 

Almighty God,your Son came into the world
to free us all from sin and death.
Breathe upon us with the power of your Spirit,
that we may be raised to new life in Christ,
and serve you in holiness and righteousness all our days; through the same Jesus Christ, our Lord.

DAILY COLLECTS FROM THE NZ PRAYER BOOK:

Sunday

God our creator,
yours is the morning and yours is the evening.
Let Christ the sun of righteousness
shine for ever in our hearts
and draw us to that light
where you live in radiant glory.
We ask this for the sake of Jesus Christ our Redeemer.
Amen.

Monday

Almighty and everlasting God,
we thank you that you have brought us safely
to the beginning of this day.
Keep us from falling into sin or running into danger,
and guide us to do always what is right in your eyes;
through Jesus Christ our Saviour.
Amen.

Tuesday

Holy and everliving God,
by your power we are created
and by your love we are redeemed;
guide and strengthen us by your Spirit,
that we may give ourselves to your service
and live this day in love to one another and to you;
through Jesus Christ our Saviour.
Amen.

Wednesday

O God,
the author of peace and lover of concord;
to know you is eternal life,
to serve you is perfect freedom.
Defend us your servants in every stress and danger,
that we may trust in your defence
and not fear the power of any adversaries;
through Jesus Christ our Redeemer.
Amen.

Thursday

Holy and eternal God,
in you we live and move and have our being.
In all our cares and occupations,
guide and govern us by your Spirit,
that we may both remember and reveal your presence;
through our Saviour Jesus Christ.
Amen.

Friday

Loving God,
your Son willingly endured agony and shame for us.
Give us grace to take up our cross
and follow him in newness of life and hope;
for he is our Redeemer.
Amen.

Saturday

O God,
the well-spring of life,
pour into our hearts the living water of your grace,
that refreshed by you,
we may live this day in steadfast reliance
on the strength you give;
through our Saviour Jesus Christ.
Amen.