Morning Prayer: Fri, 17 Mar – Psalm 86:11; Jeremiah 6:16; John 14:6 ~ lost? just ask…

Friday of the Second Week of Lent

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

Opening Sentences

Almighty God, you know that I have no power in myself to help myself: Keep me both outwardly in my body and inwardly in my soul, that I may be defended from all adversities which may happen to my body, and from all evil thoughts which may assault and hurt my soul; through Jesus Christ my Lord; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
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Reading: Psalm 86:11 (NLT)

Teach me your ways, O Lord, that I may live according to your truth! Grant me purity of heart, so that I may honor you.
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Reading: Jeremiah 6:16 (NLT)

This is what the Lord says: “Stop at the crossroads and look around. Ask for the old, godly way, and walk in it. Travel its path, and you will find rest for your souls. But you reply, ‘No, that’s not the road we want!’
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Reading: John 14:6 (NLT)

Jesus told him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one can come to the Father except through me.”
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Prayer:

Teach me your ways, O Lord, that I may live according to your truth!

+ Forgive my wandering heart and re-direct me along the path leading to Life.
+ Purify my heart that I may honor you and want what you want for me.
+ Apply your unchanging word to my ever-changing world that I may not sin against you.
+ School me in godliness that I may follow in the footsteps of Jesus.

O Lord, your ancient path leads to rest for my soul in this life and the life to come. Lead me one step at a time on this path of righteousness. Through my Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
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“Ancient Words” – Robin Mark


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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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