Lent 5: Passion Sunday (focus texts in bold):
Exodus 24:4-8 - the ratification of the Covenant at Sinai
Psalm 18:1-7, 17-20, 26-27 - God vindicates all who call on him
Hebrews 9:11-15 - Jesus brings about a better covenant
John 8:46-59a - "Before Abraham was, I am"
Cover art: “Man of Sorrows" by a follower of Guido Reni, 1630-1700, oil on canvas, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam