First Sunday of Lent (C)
"Jesus was led by the Spirit through the
wilderness and was tempted there."
The Word This Week
As with each First Sunday of Lent the Gospel tells of Jesus temptation in the wilderness; as we begin the journey of Lent, during which we will consider our lives as members of the Church, we look to the example of Jesus when it comes to dealing with temptation. Choosing to follow God's path is the first characteristic of the Christian: this is underlined in the two other readings, which outline the two" creeds" or statements of belief - one of
Notes for Readers
The Creed of
The Creed of the Christian. This continues the idea of the Old Testament Reading - that God saves his people - by talking about our faith in Jesus, and especially in his resurrection from the dead. Just as the people of
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