First Sunday in Lent Year A




God, We Long for Our Own Comfort

Tune: HOLY MANNA D (“God, Who Stretched the Spangled Heavens”)

Biblical References:  Matthew 4:1-11; Luke 4:1-13

First Verse

God, we long for our own comfort; we want life that’s full and sure—
Stones to bread, right now, abundant; we forget what shall endure.
When we look to things around us for our pleasure, out of greed,
God, we pray that you’ll remind us: it’s your Word we really need.