Tag Archive for Lenten Season

The Fifth Sunday in Lent, commonly called Passion Sunday.

The Collect. WE beseech thee, Almighty God, mercifully to look upon thy people; that by thy great goodness they may be governed and preserved evermore, both in body and soul; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. The Epistle. Hebrews ix. 11. CHRIST being come an high priest of good things to come, by a greater…

The Fourth Sunday in Lent.

The Collect. GRANT, we beseech thee, Almighty God, that we, who for our evil deeds do worthily deserve to be punished, by the comfort of thy grace may mercifully be relieved; through our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen. The Epistle. Galatians iv. 21. TELL me, ye that desire to be under the law, do…

The Third Sunday in Lent.

The Collect. WE beseech thee, Almighty God, look upon the hearty desires of thy humble servants, and stretch forth the right hand of thy Majesty, to be our defence against all our enemies; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. The Epistle. Ephesians v. 1. BE ye therefore followers of God, as dear children; and walk…

The Second Sunday in Lent.

The Collect. ALMIGHTY God, who seest that we have no power of ourselves to help ourselves; Keep us both outwardly in our bodies, and inwardly in our souls; that we may be defended from all adversities which may happen to the body, and from all evil thoughts which may assault and hurt the soul; through…

The First Sunday in Lent.

The Collect. O LORD, who for our sake didst fast forty days and forty nights; Give us grace to use such abstinence, that, our flesh being subdued to the Spirit we may ever obey thy godly motions in righteousness, and true holiness, to thy honour and glory, who livest and reignest with the Father and…

The first day of Lent, commonly called Ash Wednesday.

The Collect. ALMIGHTY and everlasting God, who hatest nothing that thou hast made, and dost forgive the sins of all those who are penitent; Create and make in us new and contrite hearts, that we, worthily lamenting our sins and acknowledging our wretchedness, may obtain of thee, the God of all mercy, perfect remission and…