Morning Prayer: 13 November – Psalm 50:23; Psalm 51:7, 9-12; Galatians 2:19-20 ~ Christ lives in me

A Season of Thanksgiving

Morning Prayer

+ In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

Opening sentence

Give thanks to the Lord and proclaim his greatness. Let the whole world know what he has done. Sing to him; yes, sing his praises. Tell everyone about his wonderful deeds.
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Morning Reading: Psalm 50:23; Psalm 51:7, 9-12 NLT

“Giving thanks is a sacrifice that truly honors me. If you keep to my path, I will reveal to you the salvation of God.”
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Compassion William-Adolphe Bouguereau, 1897 Private Collection

Compassion
William-Adolphe Bouguereau, 1897
Private Collection

Purify me from my sins, and I will be clean; wash me, and I will be whiter than snow….

Create in me a clean heart, O God. Renew a loyal spirit within me. Do not banish me from your presence, and don’t take your Holy Spirit from me. Restore to me the joy of your salvation, and make me willing to obey you.
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Morning Reading: Galatians 2:19-20 NLT

When I tried to keep the law, it condemned me. So I died to the law — I stopped trying to meet all its requirements — so that I might live for God. My old self has been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me. So I live in this earthly body by trusting in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.
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Prayer: Christ is the image of the unseen God, the first-born of all creation, and the first to be born from the dead. All things are to be reconciled through him because he made peace by his death on the cross.

– Lord Jesus, come to us today.

We have been baptized into Your death: may we be cleansed of greed and envy, and clothed in the strength and gentleness of Your love. We have been sealed with the Holy Spirit who has been given to us; confirm us in Your service, and help us to bear witness to You in the society in which we live. You continue to work in Your faithful people: create through us a new world where injustice and destruction will give way to growth, freedom and hope.

– Lord Jesus, come to us today.
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“Christ In Me Arise” – Trevor Thomson


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Canticle

Christ, as a light illumine and guide me. Christ, as a shield overshadow me. Christ under me; Christ over me; Christ beside me on my left and my right. This day be within and without me, lowly and meek, yet all-powerful. Be in the heart of each to whom I speak; in the mouth of each who speaks unto me. This day be within and without me, lowly and meek, yet all-powerful. Christ as a light; Christ as a shield; Christ beside me on my left and my right.

Blessing

May the peace of the Lord Christ go with you, wherever He may send you. May He guide you through the wilderness, protect you through the storm. May He bring you home rejoicing at the wonders He has shown you. May He bring you home rejoicing once again into our doors.

+ In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen



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