Reading — Luke 15:11–32, Confession — Gracious God, we confess that we have not loved you with our whole hearts, and we have not loved our neighbors as we love ourselves. For the sake of Jesus, forgive us. Open our hearts wide to you, that you might renew our faith and strengthen us for obedient… Read more »
Reading — John 21:15–19, Confession — Gracious God, we give you thanks for your goodness in the past year. We ask your forgiveness for the sins we are aware of and the sins we do not remember. Please give us new life and new grace each day this year. Help us to glorify you more… Read more »
Reading — Matthew 28:16–20, Confession — Holy God, We confess that temptation led us to take our minds off of you. It promised us bigger, better, and brighter, but it did not last. Forgive us. Take away the stains of sin, and remind us that you offer the only true gifts. help us see your life,… Read more »
Confession — O Lord, our God, even as we come bludering into your presence in prayer, we are haunted by memories of duties unperformed, promtings disobeyed, and beckonings ignored. Opportuntities to be kind knocked on the door of our hearts and went weeping away. We are ashamed, O Lord, and tired of failure. For the… Read more »
Reading — Philippians 1:1–11, Confession — Gracious God, We confess that we have not loved you with our whole heart, and we have not loved our neighbors as ourselves. For the sake of Jesus, forgive us. Open our hearts wide to you, that you might renew our faith, and strengthen us for obedient service. In our… Read more »
Reading — Matthew 5:14–16, Confession — Merciful God, we confess that we have sinned against you by what we have done and what we have not done. Our actions don’t always reflect your glory and are sometimes more focused on ourselves. Thank you for your forgiveness. Fill us with our light so that our actions… Read more »
Heavenly Father, We are sorry for the ways we have sinned against you. Forgive us for relying on ourselves rather than trusting you. Forgive us for being so self-sufficient that we overlook the needs of others. Help us be the kind of people that are marked with love and generosity. In Jesus’ name, Amen.