Daily Gospel Reading for March 21, 2021 – Fifth Sunday of Lent – Year B Bible Verse

The 21st of March, 2021 is the Fifth Sunday of Lent. The Bible scriptures for the Year B holy mass readings for this day came from the 2021 Liturgical Calendar.

Reading 1: JER 31:31-34

The first reading from the Book of Jeremiah.

“Behold, the days come,” says Yahweh, “that I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel, and with the house of Judah, not according to the covenant that I made with their fathers in the day that I took them by the hand to bring them out of the land of Egypt, which covenant of mine they broke, although I was a husband to them,” says Yahweh.

“But this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days,” says Yahweh: “I will put my law in their inward parts, and I will write it in their heart. I will be their God, and they shall be my people.

They will no longer each teach his neighbor, and every man teach his brother, saying, ‘Know Yahweh;’ for they will all know me, from their least to their greatest,” says Yahweh, “for I will forgive their iniquity, and I will remember their sin no more.”

Responsorial Psalm: PS 51:1-2, 10-11, 12-13

Response: Create in me a clean heart, O God.

Have mercy on me, God, according to your loving kindness. According to the multitude of your tender mercies, blot out my transgressions.

Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity. Cleanse me from my sin.

R: Create in me a clean heart, O God.

Create in me a clean heart, O God. Renew a right spirit within me.

Don’t throw me from your presence, and don’t take your Holy Spirit from me.

R: Create in me a clean heart, O God.

Restore to me the joy of your salvation. Uphold me with a willing spirit.

Then I will teach transgressors your ways. Sinners will be converted to you.

R: Create in me a clean heart, O God.

Reading 2: HEB 5:7-9

The second reading from The Letter to the Hebrews.

He, in the days of his flesh, having offered up prayers and petitions with strong crying and tears to him who was able to save him from death, and having been heard for his godly fear, though he was a Son, yet learned obedience by the things which he suffered.

Having been made perfect, he became to all of those who obey him the author of eternal salvation.

Verse Before Gospel: JN 12:26

From the good news according to John.

“If anyone serves me, let him follow me. Where I am, there my servant will also be. If anyone serves me, the Father will honor him.”

Gospel of the Day: JN 12:20-33

From the gospel scripture according to John.

Now there were certain Greeks among those who went up to worship at the feast.

Therefore, these came to Philip, who was from Bethsaida of Galilee, and asked him, saying, “Sir, we want to see Jesus.”

Philip came and told Andrew, and in turn, Andrew came with Philip, and they told Jesus.

Jesus answered them, “The time has come for the Son of Man to be glorified.

Most certainly I tell you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains by itself alone. But if it dies, it bears much fruit.

He who loves his life will lose it. He who hates his life in this world will keep it to eternal life.

If anyone serves me, let him follow me. Where I am, there my servant will also be. If anyone serves me, the Father will honor him.”

“Now my soul is troubled. What shall I say? ‘Father, save me from this time?’ But I came to this time for this cause. Father, glorify your name!”

Then a voice came out of the sky, saying, “I have both glorified it and will glorify it again.”

Therefore the multitude who stood by and heard it said that it had thundered. Others said, “An angel has spoken to him.”

Jesus answered, “This voice hasn’t come for my sake, but for your sakes.

Now is the judgment of this world. Now the prince of this world will be cast out.

And I, if I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all people to myself.”

But he said this, signifying by what kind of death he should die.

Other 5th Sunday of Lent Reading

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