Reading — Philippians 2:5-11, Confession — Holy God, we confess that our good intentions turn into selfish desires. We let little disagreements turn into hurtful thoughts and actions. We seek sarcasm and not your spirit. We ask for your forgiveness in the name of our Savior and Lord, Jesus Christ. Amen.
Reading — I Corinthians 13, Confession — Heavenly Father, We confess that we have not loved you with our whole heart or loved our neighbor as ourself. Forgive our sin and give us eyes to see people as you see them and respond with the love and grace you give us. We ask this in… Read more »
Reading — Matthew 21:1–11, Confession — God of mercy, you sent your Son to seek and to save the lost. I confess that I have strayed from you and turned aside from your way. I am so easily misled by my pride and selfishness. I have failed in love, neglected justice, and ignored your truth…. Read more »
Reading — Matthew 7:13–2, Confession — All-knowing God, I have not been zealous enough in my discipleship. I have not struggled to understand the great ideas of the faith, nor have I really attempted to give you mastery of my life. I have lived selfishly in a world of hurt and hunger and I have… Read more »
Reading — Matthew 7:1–12, 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 our sins. For the sake of your Son, Jesus Christ who died for us,… Read more »
Most merciful God, we humbly admit that we need your help. We confess that we have wandered from your way. We have done wrong, and we have failed to do what is right. You alone can save us. Have mercy on us; wipe out our sins and teach us to forgive others. Bring forth in… Read more »
Reading — Matthew 6:19–24, Confession — Gracious God, we confess that we fell short this week in thought, word, and action. We like what you say, but have trouble living it out. Please forgive us. Once again, renew our hearts and renew our wills to be focused more on you and less on us. In… Read more »