Reading — Matthew 6:25–34, Confession —Loving Father, you have told us not to worry about our lives, that we are valuable to you, and our worry will harm us. Yet our time and energy is often spent on worry, and anxiety can overtake us. We confess that we have not always brought our worries and… Read more »
Reading — Matthew 7:1–5 Confession — Heavenly Father, We recognize we have offended you and hurt others in our lives. It’s easy to judge people by sizing them up, writing them off, and making false assumptions. Forgive us. Heal the broken places in us that keep us from loving like You want us to. In Jesus’ Name. Amen.
Reading — Matthew 7:24–29, Confession — Steadfast God, You sent us your son that we might know you and live a life full of grace and truth. We confess that we have not always practiced what he taught us. We have missed opportunities to reflect your love to the world and have built our lives… Read more »
Reading — 2 Corinthians 5:13–21, Confession — Heavenly Lord, We confess that we have sometimes viewed our citizenship in your Kingdom as second to other roles we fulfill. We have allowed ourselves to be compelled by earthly issues rather than Christ’s love. Forgive us, help us to use all of our earthly roles and responsibilities… Read more »
Reading — Luke 10:25–37, Confession — Welcoming Father, you embraced us while we were sinners and far from you. Your heart has always been for the outsider and the stranger among us. We confess that we have let fear, comfort, and habit keep us from seeing those you have a heart for in our midst…. Read more »
Reading — Luke 10:1–12, Confession — Heavenly Father, we admit that we are held captive by sin. In relationships with friends, family, and neighbors we often choose apathy over action, and selfishness. Forgive us Father. Renew our hearts and minds so that we serve as witnesses to your love and grace in our lives. Through… Read more »
Reading — John 8:31–36, Confession — Gracious Lord, we confess that we have allowed our minds to be cluttered by false pictures of you, and false pictures of ourselves. Forgive us or not trusting you in all things and help us to daily renew our minds so that we may see the world, our friends,… Read more »
Reading — John 2:1–11, Confession — Almighty God our heavenly Father, we have sinned against you and against our neighbor in thought, word, and deed, through negligence, through weakness, through our own deliberate fault. We are truly sorry and repent of all our sins. For the sake of your Son, Jesus Christ, who died for… Read more »