A change of heart
Reading I: Genesis 9:8–15 (covenant with Noah)
Reading II: 1 Peter 3:18–22 (the purpose of Christ’s suffering)
Gospel: Mark 1:12–15 (Jesus’ temptation; the call to conversion)
Key Passage: For Christ also suffered for sins once for all, the righteous for the unrighteous, in order to bring you to God. (1 Peter 3:18)
Adult: When or how could you step away from your daily responsibilities to renew yourself, so that you can do a better job of following in the footsteps of Jesus?
Child: What good habit could you work on during Lent so you could grow closer to God?