Christ Lutheran Community Church


January 24

 Jonah 3:1-5, 10 - Repentance at Nineveh
Psalm 62:5-12 - God alone is my rock and my salvation. (Ps. 62:6)
1 Corinthians 7:29-31 - Living in the end times
Mark 1:14-20 - The calling of the disciples at the sea


January 31

 Deuteronomy 18:15-20 - The prophet speaks with God’s authority
Psalm 111 - The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom. (Ps. 111:10)
1 Corinthians 8:1-13 - Limits to liberty: the case of food offered to idols
Mark 1:21-28 - The healing of one with an unclean spirit


February 7

 Isaiah 40:21-31 - The creator of all cares for the powerless
Psalm 147:1-11, 20c - The Lord heals the brokenhearted. (Ps. 147:3)
1 Corinthians 9:16-23 - A servant for the sake of the gospel
Mark 1:29-39 - The healing of Peter’s mother-in-law


February 14

 2 Kings 2:1-12 - Elijah taken up to heaven and succeeded by Elisha
Psalm 50:1-6 - Out of Zion, perfect in beauty, God shines forth in glory. (Ps. 50:2)
2 Corinthians 4:3-6 - God’s light seen clearly in the face of Christ
Mark 9:2-9 - Revelation of Christ as God’s beloved Son

Scriptures that Correspond to Worship 

February 17 - Ash Wednesday

Joel 2:1-2, 12-17 - Return to the Lord, your God
Psalm 51:1-17 - Have mercy on me, O God, according to your steadfast love. (Ps. 51:1)
2 Corinthians 5:20b--6:10 - Now is the day of salvation
Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21 - The practice of faith


February 21

Genesis 9:8-17 - The rainbow, sign of God’s covenant
Psalm 25:1-10 - Your paths, O Lord, are steadfast love and faithfulness. (Ps. 25:10)
1 Peter 3:18-22 - Saved through water
Mark 1:9-15 - The temptation of Jesus in the wilderness for forty days


February 28

​Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16 - God blesses Abraham and Sarah
Psalm 22:23-31 - All the ends of the earth shall remember and turn to the Lord. (Ps. 22:27)
Romans 4:13-25 - The promise to those who share Abraham’s faith
Mark 8:31-38 - The passion prediction


March 7

Exodus 20:1-17 - The commandments are given at Sinai
Psalm 19  - The commandment of the Lord gives light to the eyes. (Ps. 19:8)
1 Corinthians 1:18-25 - Christ crucified, the wisdom of God
John 2:13-22 - The cleansing of the temple


March  14

Numbers 21:4-9 - The lifting up of the serpent
Psalm 107:1-3, 17-22 - You deliver your people from their distress. (Ps. 107:19)
Ephesians 2:1-10 - Saved by grace through faith for good works
John 3:14-21 - The lifting up of the Son of Man


March 21

Jeremiah 31:31-34 - A new covenant written on the heart
Psalm 51:1-12 - Create in me a clean heart, O God. (Ps. 51:10)
Hebrews 5:5-10 - Through suffering Christ becomes the source of salvation
John 12:20-33 - The grain of wheat dying in the earth


March 28 

Isaiah 50:4-9a - The servant of the Lord submits to suffering
Psalm 31:9-16 - Into your hands, O Lord, I commend my spirit. (Ps. 31:5)
Philippians 2:5-11 - Humbled to the point of death on a cross
Mark 14:1--15:47 - The passion of the Lord

April 1 - Maundy Thursday

Exodus 12:1-4 [5-10] 11-14 - The passover of the Lord
Psalm 116:1-2, 12-19 - I will lift the cup of salvation and call on the name of the Lord. (Ps. 116:13)
1 Corinthians 11:23-26 - Proclaim the Lord’s death until he comes
John 13:1-17, 31b-35 - The service of Christ: foot washing and meal​


April 2 - Good Friday

Isaiah 52:13--53:12 - The suffering servant
Psalm 22 - My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? (Ps. 22:1)
Hebrews 10:16-25 - The way to God is opened by Jesus’ death
John 18:1--19:42 - The passion and death of Christ


​April 4 - Easter Sunday

Acts 10:34-43 - God raised Jesus on the third day
Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 - This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. (Ps. 118:24)
1 Corinthians 15:1-11 - Witnesses to the risen Christ
Mark 16:1-8 - The resurrection of Jesus is announced, and the response is one of terror and amazement.

Scriptures that Correspond to Worship in Lent