or the Second Sunday before Lent
The Sower (Sower at Sunset)
Vincent van Gogh
Kröller-Müller Museum, Hoge Veluwe National Park, Otterlo, the Netherlands
Public Domain

The collect

O Lord God, who seest that we put not our trust in any thing that we do: Mercifully grant that by thy power we may be defended against all adversity; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

The Epistle and Gospel

2 Corinthians 11:19-31Luke 8:4-15