What Jesus Says: About Kingdom Praying

Pastor Steve Kramer

Reading — Matthew 6:7–15, Confession — Almighty God, you have given us so much, and we have given you so little. You have given us hearts for love, and we have thought mostly about ourselves. You have given us bodies for work, service and play and we have abused them with neglect. You have given… Read more »

What Jesus Says: How Not to be Religious

Pastor Steve Kramer

Reading — Matthew 6:1–6, 16–18, Confession — Almighty God, compared with your will my ways are crooked and not straight, my desires are selfish and not generous, my devotion is shallow and not deep. I have used your name without seriousness and have lived without gratitude for all your gifts you’ve given me. For the… Read more »

#struggles: Replenishing Rest

Pastor Steve Kramer

Reading — Matthew 11:28–29, Confession — Almighty God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, I approach your throne of grace today seeking your mercy. I have not loved you with all my heart or my neighbor as myself. For the sake of Jesus, forgive me. Cleanse me. Renew me, lead me, and use me… Read more »

#struggles: Compassion

Pastor Sam Dittrich

Reading — Luke 10:25–37, Confession — Heavenly Father, I confess that I have sinned against you in my thoughts, words, and deeds. I chase after my fantasies, and my fears. I am sorry for worshipping the things you have created instead of you, my Creator. Forgive me for each of my wrongs.  Cleanse me from all… Read more »

#struggles: Recovering Contentment

Pastor Steve Kramer

Reading — Philippians 4:10–13, Confession — Gracious God, have mercy on me. In your compassion forgive my sins, known and unknown, things done and left undone. Uphold me by your Spirit so that I may live and serve you in newness of life, to the honor and glory of your holy name; through Jesus Christ… Read more »