Sunday scripture

It’s the 5th Sunday of Lent, here are the readings.

What struck me were these verses:

  • I will place my law within them and write it upon their hearts; I will be their God, and they shall be my people. (Jer 31:33b)
  • Son though he was, he learned obedience from what he suffered; and when he was made perfect, he became the source of eternal salvation for all who obey him. (Heb 5:8-9)
  • “I am troubled now.  Yet what should I say? ‘Father, save me from this hour’? But it was for this purpose that I came to this hour. (John 12:27)

To think about…

If Jesus learned obedience through suffering, that is a good question for us to ask ourselves, “what am to learn from this suffering?” When Jesus says “it was for this purpose” what I think about is then, what is my purpose and is what I am doing, how I am living my life – is it glorifying God?

Sunday Scripture, March 21
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