Woe unto You, Scribes and Pharisees
Jacques Joseph “James” Tissot
between 1886 and 1894
Brooklyn Museum, New York, New York, US
Public Domain

Fifth Sunday in Lent in 2021

The Collect

WE beseech thee, Almighty God, mercifully to look upon thy people; that by thy great goodness they may be governed and preserved evermore, both in body and soul; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

The Epistle and Gospel Lessons

Hebrews 9:11-15John 8:46-59


Melville Scott, The Harmony of the Collects, Epistles, and Gospels

Prayers for the Week of the Fifth Sunday in Lent

Week of Fifth Sunday in LentMorning PrayerEvening Prayer
Based upon the 1928 Book of Common Prayer, with modifications

Feasts Appointed this Week in 2021

March 25, The Annunciation, readings from the Revised Common Lectionary

daily Lessons for the Week

DayCoverdale Bible GatewayFirst LessonSecond Lesson
Sunday nearest March 23Ps 86Ps 86Exod 35Sunday Lessons
MondayPs 87Ps 87Exod 36Romans 9
TuesdayPs 88Ps 88Exod 37Romans 10
WednesdayPs 89Ps 89Exod 38Romans 11
ThursdayPs 90Ps 90Exod 39Romans 12
FridayPs 91Ps 91Exod 40Romans 13
SaturdayPs 92Ps 92Lev 1 Song 1
Psalms appointed in full five times biennially
New Testament, Ecclesiastes, Song of Solomon, and Proverbs appointed in full once annually
Remaining Old Testament appointed in full once biennially
By the Editor of this site to cover all of the Protestant canon at least once over two years

Daily Readings from Various Lectionaries

Revised Common Lectionary, Vanderbilt Divinity Library – Today’s Readings
Daily Office Lectionary, 1979 Book of Common Prayer – Today’s Readings
The Daily Office, Anglican Church in North America – Today’s Readings
Daily Readings, Presbyterian Church USA – Today’s Readings
Daily Mass Readings, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops – Today’s Readings
Scripture Readings, Orthodox Church in America – Today’s Readings
The editor uses the readings from the Revised Common Lectionary for Morning Prayer and
this site’s Daily Lessons for Evening Prayer

Readings from The Apocrypha/Deuterocanon

Sunday nearest March 23Wisdom 19:13-17
TuesdayWisdom 19:18-21
ThursdayWisdom 19:22
SaturdaySirach 1
Protestant Apocrypha/Catholic Deuterocanon and Aprocrypha
appointed in full once biennially

Readings from Josephus’s Antiquities of the Jews

SundayAntiquities 3.7.3
MondayAntiquities 3.7.4
TuesdayAntiquities 3.7.5
WednesdayAntiquities 3.7.6
ThursdayAntiquities 3.7.7
FridayAntiquities 3.8.1
SaturdayAntiquities 3.8.2
This week’s readings from The Antiquities do not necessarily correspond with the lessons or the Apocrypha