The Temptation of Christ by the Devil
Félix Joseph Barrias
Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Public Domain

1662 Book of Common Prayer

The Collect

O LORD, who for our sake didst fast forty days and forty nights; Give us grace to use such abstinence, that, our flesh being subdued to the Spirit, we may ever obey thy godly motions in righteousness, and true holiness, to thy honour and glory, who livest and reignest with the Father and the Holy Ghost, one God, world without end. Amen.

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The Epistle and Gospel Lessons

2 Corinthians 6:1-10Matthew 4:1-11


Biennial Bible Reading Plan

Psalter Lessons, Holy Days, and Commemorations

21-Feb Psalm 53 (Coverdale)Psalm 53
22-Feb Psalm 54 (Coverdale)Psalm 54
23-FebPolycarp of SmyrnaPsalm 55 (Coverdale)Psalm 55
24-FebSaint MatthiasPsalm 56 (Coverdale)Psalm 56
25-Feb Psalm 57 (Coverdale)Psalm 57
26-Feb Psalm 58 (Coverdale)Psalm 58
27-Feb Psalm 59 (Coverdale)Psalm 59

Lessons From the Old and New Testaments

Sunday, February 21, 2021Exodus 6The 1st Sunday in Lent
Monday, February 22, 2021Exodus 7Matthew 28
Tuesday, February 23, 2021Exodus 8James 1
Wednesday, February 24, 2021Exodus 9James 2
Thursday, February 25, 2021Exodus 10James 3
Friday, February 26, 2021Exodus 11James 4
Saturday, February 27, 2021Exodus 12James 5

Daily Prayers

The editor of this site uses the lessons appointed from this post for Evening Prayer.

Optional Readings

These readings are taken from the Apocrypha/Deuterocanon (A), the Pseudegrapha (P), and the writings of Flavius Josephus (J)
Sunday, February 21, 2021No readingsNo readings
Monday, February 22, 2021Jubilees 48 (P)Antiquities 2.14.1 (J)
Tuesday, February 23, 2021No readingsAntiquities 2.14.2 (J)
Wednesday, February 24, 2021No readingsAntiquities 2.14.3 (J)
Thursday, February 25, 2021No readingsAntiquities 2.14.4-2.14.5 (J)
Friday, February 26, 2021No readingsAntiquities 2.14.6 (J)
Saturday, February 27, 2021Jubilees 49 (P)Antiquities 2.15.1-2.15.2 (J)