Saturday Morning Prayer: 01 Aug 2020 – Psalm 100:1-2, Romans 1:16-17 ~ I am proud of the good news!

Saturday Morning Prayer, 01 Aug 2020

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

Opening: (Luke 1:78-79)

God’s love and kindness will shine upon us
like the sun that rises in the sky.
On us who live in the dark shadow of death
this light will shine to guide us
into a life of peace.

Collect for Purity

Almighty God, to you all hearts are open, all desires known, and from you no secrets are hid: Cleanse the thoughts of our hearts by the inspiration of your Holy Spirit, that we may perfectly love you, and worthily magnify your holy Name; through Christ our Lord. Amen.

Scripture Reading (CEV)

Psalm 100:1-2

Shout praises to the Lord, everyone on this earth.
Be joyful and sing as you come in to worship the Lord!

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Glory To God – NCU Worship Live

Romans 1:16-17

I am proud of the good news! It is God’s powerful way of saving all people who have faith, whether they are Jews or Gentiles. The good news tells how God accepts everyone who has faith, but only those who have faith. It is just as the Scriptures say, “The people God accepts because of their faith will live.”

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Prayer:

Merciful God, you desire not the death of sinners, but rather that they should turn to you and live; and through your only Son you have revealed yourself as the God who pardons iniquity. Have mercy on the unrepentant and those who do not believe, especially those lost souls in our streets today. Awaken in them, by your Word and Holy Spirit, a deep sense of their sinfulness and peril. Take from them all ignorance, hardness of heart, and contempt of your Word. Grant them to know and feel that there is no other Name under heaven given among men by which they must be saved, but only the Name of the Lord Jesus Christ. And so bring them home and number them among your children, that they may be yours for ever; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, world without end. Amen.

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I Speak Jesus | Here Be Lions & Darlene Zschech

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Closing (Psalm 100:5)

The Lord is good!
His love and faithfulness
will last forever.

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



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