(an acrostic prayer)
Father God, we just want to say, “We love You.” We come to remember Your grace showered on us for this day. Thanks You, Father.
Instill in us the graciousness of Your love and care for each one of us. We long to be in Your presence, so we come together to worship you today!
Take us from where we are to where You want us to help bring Your kingdom in this community. Help us to obey as You call us to come beside where You are working.
Forgive our sins, Father, we need to be cleansed for we have been in and, yes, of the world too much this week.
Open the inner recesses of our hearts and fill them with You, O God! We want to be more of You and less of us.
Remind us Your eternal grace today, dear Father, as you cause us to remember those who have gone before us and paved the way for us to be Your children in this community!
Forever, O Lord, we look to You to show us the path You have for each of us as You lead those have gone before us.
Attune our minds to hear You speak as we read Your Word, sing Your songs and preach Your message today, Father.
Inspire us through the power of Your Holy Spirit to obey Your word as well as hear it, O God.
Take our hands, Father, and lead us through the wilderness that is this world into the land flowing with milk and honey that is our Heavenly home.
Heal us Lord, from the afflictions that our sin has imposed on us. We as for forgiveness from those sins that all too easily beset us.
Find us fit for Your faithfulness as we seek to be more like You for having been in this place today, Father.
Unfold Your will for us as we listen and as we walk in this world, Lord. We need to remember that You are God and we are not.
Lovingly, O God, we ask that we may be found a faithful to You by those who come behind. May what we do today further Your kingdom in this community.
We pray in the name of Jesus Christ, Your Son and our Savior. Amen!
The Path Continues…