Morning Prayer: Wed, 22 Mar – Psalm 107:2, 32; Psalm 108:3; 1 Peter 3:15 ~ tell your story

Wednesday of the Third Week of Lent

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

Opening Sentences

Heavenly Father, you made us for yourself, and our hearts are restless until they rest in you: Look upon the heartfelt desires of your humble servants, and stretch forth the strong hand of your Majesty to be our defense against our enemies; through Jesus Christ our Lord; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, world without end. Amen.
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Reading: Psalm 107:2, 32 (NLT)

Has the Lord redeemed you? Then speak out! Tell others he has redeemed you from your enemies.
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Let them exalt him publicly before the congregation and before the leaders of the nation.
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Reading: Psalm 108:3 (NLT)

I will thank you, Lord, among all the people. I will sing your praises among the nations.
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Reading: 1 Peter 3:15 (NLT)

Worship Christ as Lord of your life. And if someone asks about your hope as a believer, always be ready to explain it.
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Prayer:

Lord God: you made me and chose me to love and serve you. With my whole heart, I praise your holy name –

+ You forgave all my sins and healed all my diseases.
+ You redeemed me from death and crowned me with love and tender mercies.
+ You filled my life with good things; you renewed my vitality and strength.

Lord Jesus Christ: you paid the price of my redemption. I honor you as Lord of my life –

+ You suffered on the cross for my sins, once for all time.
+ You died to bring me safely home to the Father.
+ You were raised to life and intercede for me in the presence of the Father.

Holy Spirit: you are my companion, my helper, my counselor. You stand with me and strengthen me –

+ That I may remember all that God has done for.
+ That I may do what is right and good, without worry or fear.
+ That I may always be prepared to tell my story to others.

Gracious God: may all those who listen take my story to heart; may they see your faithful love in my history. 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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“Redeemed” – Big Daddy Weave


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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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