Lent Season — Gospel Acclamations

Lent Gospel Acclamations

During Lent, both before and after the Gospel Acclamation, one or other of the following phrases may nbe used, or another similar phrase.

Praise to you, O Christ, king of eternal glory!
Praise and honour to you, Lord Jesus!
Glory and praise to you, O Christ!
Glory to you, O Christ, you are the Word of God!
1 Ps 50: 12. 14 A pure heart create for me, O God
and give me again the joy of your help.
2 Ps 94:8 Harden not your hearts today,
but listen to the voice of the Lord.
3 Ps 129:5. 7 My soul is waiting for the Lord, I count on his word,
because with the Lord there is mercy and fullness of redemption.
4 Ez 18:31 Shake off all your sins — it is the Lord who speaks —
and make yourselves a new heart and a new spirit.
5 Ez 33:11 I take pleasure, not in the death of a wicked man—it is the Lord who speaks—
but in the turning back of a wicked man who changes his ways to win life.
6 Joel 2:12-13 Now, now — it is the Lord who speaks —
come back to me with all your heart,
for I am all tenderness and compassion.
7 Amos 5:14 Seek good and not evil so that you may live,
and that the Lord God of hosts may really be with you.
8 Mt 4:4 Man does not live on bread alone
but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.
9 Mt 4:17 Repent, says the Lord,
for the kingdom of heaven is close at hand.
10 Lk 8:15 Blessed are those who, with a noble and generous heart,
take the word of God to themselves
and yield a harvest through their perseverance.
11 Lk 15:18 I will leave this place and got to my father and say:
'Father, I have sinned against heaven and against you.'
12 Jn 3:16 God so loved the world so much that he gave his only Son;
everyone who believes in him has eternal life.
13 Jn 6:63.68 Your words are spirit, Lord and they are life;
you have the message of eternal life.
14 Jn 8:12 I am the light of the world, says the Lord;
anyone who follows me will have the light of life.
15 Jn 11:25. 26 I am the resurrection and the life, says the Lord;
whoever believes in me will never die.
16 2 Cor 6:2 Now is the favourable time;
this is the day of salvation.
17 The seed is the word of God, Christ the sower,
Whoever finds this seed will remain for ever.