Readings for Lent 1 (focus text in bold):
Genesis 3:1-7 - the temptation of Adam and Eve in the garden by the devil
Psalm 91:1-13 - "whoso dwelleth under the defense of the Most High, shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty"
2 Corinth. 6:1-10 - the ministry of the gospel perseveres through all obstacles
Matthew 4:1-11 - the temptation of Jesus in the wilderness by the devil
Sermon by the Rev. Adam Rick
Cover art: “Christ in the Wilderness” by Ivan Kramskoi, 1872, oil on canvas, Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow