Daily Gospel Reading for March 7, 2021 – Third Sunday of Lent – Year B Bible Verse

The 7th of March, 2021 is the Third Sunday of Lent. The Bible scriptures for the Year B holy mass readings for this day came from the 2021 Liturgical Calendar.

Reading 1: EX 20:1-17 or EX 20:1-3, 7-8, 12-17

The first reading from the Book of Exodus.

God spoke all these words, saying, “I am Yahweh your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage.”

“You shall have no other gods before me.”

“You shall not make for yourselves an idol, nor any image of anything that is in the heavens above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth: you shall not bow yourself down to them, nor serve them, for I, Yahweh your God, am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children, on the third and on the fourth generation of those who hate me, and showing loving kindness to thousands of those who love me and keep my commandments.”

“You shall not misuse the name of Yahweh your God, for Yahweh will not hold him guiltless who misuses his name.”

“Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy.

You shall labor six days, and do all your work, but the seventh day is a Sabbath to Yahweh your God. You shall not do any work in it, you, nor your son, nor your daughter, your male servant, nor your female servant, nor your livestock, nor your stranger who is within your gates; for in six days Yahweh made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that is in them, and rested the seventh day; therefore Yahweh blessed the Sabbath day, and made it holy.”

“Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land which Yahweh your God gives you.”

“You shall not murder.”

“You shall not commit adultery.”

“You shall not steal.”

“You shall not give false testimony against your neighbor.”

“You shall not covet your neighbor’s house. You shall not covet your neighbor’s wife, nor his male servant, nor his female servant, nor his ox, nor his donkey, nor anything that is your neighbor’s.”

Responsorial Psalm: PS 19:7, 8, 9, 10

Response: You have the words of eternal life.

Yahweh’s law is perfect, restoring the soul. Yahweh’s covenant is sure, making wise the simple.

R: You have the words of eternal life.

Yahweh’s precepts are right, rejoicing the heart. Yahweh’s commandment is pure, enlightening the eyes.

R: You have the words of eternal life.

The fear of Yahweh is clean, enduring forever. Yahweh’s ordinances are true, and righteous altogether.

R: You have the words of eternal life.

They are more to be desired than gold, yes, than much fine gold, sweeter also than honey and the extract of the honeycomb.

R: You have the words of eternal life.

Reading 2: 1 COR 1:22-25

The second reading from the Letter of Saint Paul to the Corinthians.

For Jews ask for signs, Greeks seek after wisdom, but we preach Christ crucified, a stumbling block to Jews and foolishness to Greeks, but to those who are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ is the power of God and the wisdom of God; because the foolishness of God is wiser than men, and the weakness of God is stronger than men.

Verse Before Gospel: JN 3:16

From the good news according to John.

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only born Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish, but have eternal life.”

Gospel of the Day: JN 2:13-25

From the gospel scripture according to John.

The Passover of the Jews was at hand, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem.

He found in the temple those who sold oxen, sheep, and doves, and the changers of money sitting.

He made a whip of cords and drove all out of the temple, both the sheep and the oxen; and he poured out the changers’ money and overthrew their tables.

To those who sold the doves, he said, “Take these things out of here! Don’t make my Father’s house a marketplace!”

His disciples remembered that it was written, “Zeal for your house will eat me up.”

The Jews therefore answered him, “What sign do you show us, seeing that you do these things?”

Jesus answered them, “Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up.”

The Jews therefore said, “It took forty-six years to build this temple! Will you raise it up in three days?”

But he spoke of the temple of his body.

When therefore he was raised from the dead, his disciples remembered that he said this, and they believed the Scripture and the word which Jesus had said.

Now when he was in Jerusalem at the Passover, during the feast, many believed in his name, observing his signs which he did.

But Jesus didn’t entrust himself to them, because he knew everyone, and because he didn’t need for anyone to testify concerning man; for he himself knew what was in man.

Other 3rd Sunday of Lent Reading

You can also check out the 3rd Sunday of Lent – 1st Scrutiny Year A reading.

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