Isaiah 43:1-7; Psalm 29; Acts 8:14-17; Luke 3:15-17, 21-22
Mark 1: 9-15
Lent is about preparation. Forty days: time for catechumens to prepare for baptism. Time to be ready for what is to come at the Easter vigil.
Revised Common Lectionary © 1992 the Consultation on Common Texts. Used by permission.
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