Morning Prayer: Tue, 07 Mar – Isaiah 41:10; 1 John 4:16-18 ~ His love expels our fear

Tuesday of the First Week of Lent

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

Opening Sentences

Almighty God, whose Son Jesus Christ fasted forty days in the wilderness, and was tempted as we are, yet without sin: give us grace to discipline ourselves in obedience to your Spirit; and, as you know our weakness, so may we know your power to save; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
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Reading: Isaiah 41:10 (NLT)

Don’t be afraid, for I am with you. Don’t be discouraged, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you. I will hold you up with my victorious right hand.
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Reading: 1 John 4:16-18 (NLT)

leave-it-all

We know how much God loves us, and we have put our trust in his love.

God is love, and all who live in love live in God, and God lives in them. And as we live in God, our love grows more perfect…. Such love has no fear, because perfect love expels all fear.
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Prayer:

Heavenly Father: you are my God and I am your child – you love me, you are with me, and you always want the best for me.

+ Make me strong as I face the challenges of the day.
+ Take my hand and guide me throughout the day.
+ Hold me up and keep me standing firm throughout the day
+ Expel any fear and anxiety I may have with your perfect love for me.

Heavenly Father: No matter what I face today, I will look to you for deliverance and abide in your loving presence. Through my Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
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“No Longer Slaves” – Jonathan David & Melissa Helser


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Blessing

The Lord bless us, and keep us from all evil, and bring us to everlasting life.

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



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