Lenten Scripture Readings

Scriptures are those selected by author  Rueben P. Job from his book Listen: Praying in a Noisy World, the guidebook for our Lenten sermon series. All scripture in this series is from the Common English Bible. Readings are also posted each day at 7:00am on FUMC Allen’s Facebook page.

INSTRUCTIONS

Read the following scripture each day in an attitude of prayer.

During your time of dialogue and discovery, ask yourself the following questions:

  • What is the Scripture passage saying to me today?
  • Can I accept and apply this message to myself? To my world
  • How will this message change my life?
  • What is the reading revealing to me today?
  • What messages does the reading call forth from my own story?
  • What direction, guidance, or wisdom am I hearing and sensing?
  • What actions are being suggested as my response?

WEEK SIX READINGS

  • Monday Luke 3:21-22
  • Tuesday Mark 14:32-37
  • Wednesday Luke 11:1-4
  • Thursday Luke 19:45-47
  • Friday Acts 2:1-4
  • Saturday  Acts 2:43-47
  • Sunday Luke 22:14-20

WEEK FIVE READINGS

  • Monday Acts 8:26-29
  • Tuesday Psalm 32:8-11
  • Wednesday John 14:23-26
  • Thursday Isaiah 58:6-11
  • Friday James 1:2-5
  • Saturday John 16:12-16
  • Sunday Ephesians 2:8-10

WEEK FOUR READINGS

  • Monday Romans 8:12-17
  • Tuesday Romans 8:22-25
  • Wednesday Romans 8:26-28
  • Thursday Psalm 25:1-6
  • Friday Romans 8:31-34
  • Saturday Philippians 2:1-5
  • Sunday 1 John 4:7-10

WEEK THREE READINGS

  • Monday John 10: 1-7
  • Tuesday Acts 1:21-26
  • Wednesday Luke 4:1-4
  • Thursday Romans 12:1-2
  • Friday Colossians 2:6-9
  • Saturday 1 John 1:1-4
  • Sunday Psalm 139:1-10

WEEK TWO READINGS

  • Monday Luke 11:1-10
  • Tuesday Job 22:21-30
  • Wednesday Mark 6: 37-44
  • Thursday Matthew 6: 7-15
  • Friday Psalm 46: 1-7
  • Saturday Mark 14: 32-38
  • Sunday John 17:20-24

 WEEK ONE READINGS

  • Monday Mark 1:9-13
  • Tuesday Matthew 17: 1-6
  • Wednesday Mark 9: 1-8
  • Thursday Isaiah 1: 16-18
  • Friday Luke 9:28-35
  • Saturday John 8:31-38
  • Sunday 2 Peter 1:16-21