“Therefore I urge you brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service of worship.” (Rom12: 1)
". . .grow in knowledge and self-control and endurance and devotion and love of others." (cf 2 Peter 1: 5b-7)
Lord, help us to break ourselves as you broke yourself and gave life to others. May our christen faith help us to move out in to the world with love and service to others. May the heart of Jesus live in the heart s of all.
O Lord enlighten all of us and makes us fearless in adhering to the truth as has been made known to us. In Jesus’ name. Amen!
Jesus give us the strength to understand you through suffering, because it is in suffering the we truly develop as Christians. Help us love you and be united with you. Amen.
Lord, we ask you for the strength that it takes to stay the course of walking a path with you. We know that it is not always easy to be molded into the people we are called to be, but we ask that with a little of your strength we may have the endurance to carry on even when the road seems long and unforgiving.
Lord I want to love you wholeheartedly with all that I have. Fill my heart with faith, hope, and love that I may always find peace and joy in your presence. Amen
Loving and compassionate God, giving us a heart that is ready to serve others in any way we can. Open our eyes so that we can see how we can be a servant to all. Amen.
let us use what wealth we have been granted by you in the best stewardship of your kingdom.
Lord, help me to appreciate the Trinity. Help me to dip into its well frequently. Amen.
Faithful and loving God, help us to put our faith into action, to go beyond merely believing to actually living lives that reflect our faith. We ask this through Jesus Christ, your son and our model of faith. Amen.
“Lord Thank you for your Word. I ask that right now you would begin to mend relationships and center them in Jesus. Heal marriages and I say that Satan has no foothold in this.
". . . the cries of the harvesters have reached the ears of the Lord of hosts." (James 5: 4b)
“Do not boast about tomorrow, for you do not know what a day may bring forth” (Prov 27:1)
"Where do the wars and where do the conflicts among you come from?Is it not from your passions that make war within your members?You covet but do not possess.You kill and envy but you cannot obtain;you fight and wage war." (Jas 4: 1-2)
Loving God, help us not to give up. Help us not to become hopeless, but to turn to you in all things and to do our little part wherever we are. We ask them in the name of Jesus our Savior.
Let us remember that God casts his lot upon all of us at our baptism, may we spread the good news of Jesus to all we meet by our word, our action and our love.
“Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?”
Simon Peter answered him, “Yes, Lord, you know that I love you.”
Jesus said to him, “Feed my lambs.”
“I pray not only for these, but also for those who will believe in me through their word, so that they may all be one as you Father are in me and I in you, that they also may be in us, that the world may believe that you sent me. (Jn 17:22).
Lord, we thank you for always being there for us when we find ourselves in times of need. We ask you today, to continue to be true to your promise, as we strive every day to stay faithful to ours
“You know how I lived among you the whole time from the day I first came to the province of Asia. I served the Lord with all humility and with the tears and trials that came to me because of the plots of the Jews, and I did not at all shrink from telling you what was for your benefit…” (Acts 20:18-20).
“These things I have spoken to you, so that in Me you may have peace. In the world you have tribulation, but take heart I have overcome the world.”
"People of Galilee, why are you standing there looking at the sky?" (Acts 1:11a)
"when we cry, ‘Abba! Father!' it is the Spirit himself bearing witness with our spirit that we are children of God" (Romans 8:15- 16).
“All you peoples,clap your hands,shout to God with cries of gladness. for the LORD, the Most High, the awesome is the great king over all the earth!” (PS 47: 2-3)