Sunday, March 7, 2021
The readings for the 3rd Sunday of Lent for Year B help us understand that we must follow God’s commandments and truly live them in our hearts to find life. The first reading (Exodus 20:1-17) gives us the ten commandments. The psalm (Psalm 19:8, 9, 10, 11) sings “Lord, you have the words of everlasting life.” The second reading (1 Corinthians 1:22-25) reminds us that God’s wisdom is not like human wisdom. And in the gospel (John 2:13-25) tells of Jesus cleansing the temple of the money changers who put there own desires above serving the Father.
Some possible themes for this weekend are the Ten Commandments, morality, and Church authority. Here are some ideas: