Morning Prayer: Mon, 13 Feb – Psalm 126:1-6; Amos 9:11; 1 Peter 5:10 ~ foundation restored

Monday of the Sixth Week in Ordinary Time

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

Opening Sentence

I have come to seek You, O God, just as I am I come.

I will wait for You, O God. My soul waits, and in Your word do I hope.
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Reading: Psalm 126:1-6 (NLT)

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When the Lord brought back his exiles to Jerusalem, it was like a dream! We were filled with laughter, and we sang for joy. And the other nations said, “What amazing things the Lord has done for them.” Yes, the Lord has done amazing things for us! What joy!

Restore our fortunes, Lord, as streams renew the desert. Those who plant in tears will harvest with shouts of joy. They weep as they go to plant their seed, but they sing as they return with the harvest.
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Reading: Amos 9:11 (NLT)

“In that day I will restore the fallen house of David. I will repair its damaged walls. From the ruins I will rebuild it and restore its former glory.
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Reading: 1 Peter 5:10 (NLT)

In his kindness God called you to share in his eternal glory by means of Christ Jesus. So after you have suffered a little while, he will restore, support, and strengthen you, and he will place you on a firm foundation.
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Prayer:

Gracious God: You have given us Your Son, Jesus Christ, to be the solid rock of our faith.

+ Restore in us the crumbling places that the evil one has eroded over time.
+ Support us with Your Spirit and make us patient, kind and gentle.
+ Strengthen us in love for You and for our neighbors.
+ Rebuild deep within us an altar of worship, love and service.

Merciful God: Guide us throughout the day that we may not wander off the sure foundation of our Lord Jesus Christ, Your Son, who live and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, One God forever. Amen.
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“Jesus, Firm Foundation”


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Blessing

  • When you no longer know how to be, may the Father take you on your deeper journey.
  • When you no longer know what to do, may the Spirit reveal to you your fitting task.
  • When all feels lost or foreign, may you know your home in Christ.

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



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2 replies

  1. I receive that blessing. Powerful.

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