March 2022 Bible readings

March 2022 Bible readings

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Here are the March 2022 Bible readings which we’ll be using in church. Please make use of these readings and reflect on what they might be saying to you.

The readings

The readings in March include: providing for those who are less well off from the best of what we have, Jesus being challenged in the desert, Abraham counting stars and Moses being saved by a number of very brave women.

  • Mar 6 – 1st of Lent: Deuteronomy 26:1-11; Romans 10:8b-13; Luke 4:1-13;
  • Mar 13 – 2nd of Lent: Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18; Philippians 3:17-4:1; Luke 13:31-35;
  • Mar 20 – 3rd of Lent: Isaiah 55:1-9; 1 Corinthians 10:1-13; Luke 13:1-9;
  • Mar 27 – Mothering Sunday: Exodus 2:1-10; 2 Corinthians 1:3-7; Luke 2:33-35;

If you don’t have access to a Bible, then please follow this link to the Vanderbilt Divinity Library. It doesn’t always have the same readings but it’s a pretty good place to start.

Amongst the March 2022 Bible readings is this from Isaiah. The people were returning to Jerusalem after being in exile and many were suffering economic hardship…

Isaiah 55:1-9

Ho, everyone who thirsts, come to the waters; and you that have no money, come, buy and eat! Come, buy wine and milk without money and without price.

Why do you spend your money for that which is not bread, and your labor for that which does not satisfy? Listen carefully to me, and eat what is good, and delight yourselves in rich food. Incline your ear, and come to me; listen, so that you may live. I will make with you an everlasting covenant, my steadfast, sure love for David.

See, I made him a witness to the peoples, a leader and commander for the peoples.

See, you shall call nations that you do not know, and nations that do not know you shall run to you, because of the LORD your God, the Holy One of Israel, for he has glorified you.

Seek the LORD while he may be found, call upon him while he is near; let the wicked forsake their way, and the unrighteous their thoughts; let them return to the LORD, that he may have mercy on them, and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.

For my thoughts are not your thoughts, nor are your ways my ways, says the LORD.

For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.

Many thanks again to Olivia Snow for the photo on Unsplash

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