Season 15: Lent Week 5 | Out With the Old, In With the New

We seem to be turning a corner during this week of Lent! Ruth and Steve discuss the lectionary readings for the fifth Sunday of Lent and the call to prepare ourselves for whatever new things God desires to do in us. This requires us to resist the temptation to cling to the past. In this conversation Ruth and Steve also ask us to consider how to discern when it’s time to put things behind us, how we perceive the new thing God is doing and lean into it, and what it means to move into divine forgetfulness when the situation calls for it.

Lectionary Readings for the fifth Sunday of Lent, Cycle C:
Isaiah 43:16-21  • Psalm 126  •  Philippians 3:4b-14  • John 12:1-8

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Music Credit:
Kingdom Come by Aaron Niequist
Returning from Lent Music In Solitude

Mentioned in the episode:
“Help Me to Believe in Beginnings” from Guerrillas of Grace: Prayers for the Battle by Ted Loder

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