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 »
Reading — Matthew 18:21–35, Confession — God of Grace and truth, today we confess that we have allowed our hurts, both past and present, large and small, to constrain our capacity to receive and give away your Grace. When we have tried to forgive in our own power, we have done so with half of… Read more »
Reading — Mark 6:34–44, Reading — Father, we confess that it’s easy to shrink back into the comfortable and the familiar. In doing so, we rely on our own strength, not yours. Forgive us for the ways we wander away from you intentionally and unintentionally. Help us live trusting your character and your promises. In… Read more »
Reading — Romans 12:1–8, Confession — Gracious God, we confess that we have neglected our relationship with you. We used our thoughts, words, and actions to benefit ourselves instead of others. Please forgive our sins and renew our hearts. We thank you for your grace. In the name of Jesus we pray. Amen.
Reading — Matthew 2:1–12, Confession — Gracious God, we confess our sinfulness. We were not perfect this week, this month, or this year. Lord, we know we will not be perfect in 2019. We ask for your forgiveness and we thank you for your grace. In the coming year, may your Holy Spirit give us… Read more »
Reading — Luke 1:26–38, Confession — Dear Heavenly Father, today on the brink of the celebration of your Son coming to earth, we confess that the busyness of life has kept you at the margins. We have forgotten to place you front and center. For the sake of Jesus, forgive us. Remind us of your… Read more »
Reading — Luke 3:7–18, Confession — Lord Jesus, we confess that we allow our lives to get filled with activity for our own pursuits, yet filled with apathy toward your will. Forgive our attitudes and renew our hearts, minds, and actions so that we become partners in your kingdom on earth. In the power of… Read more »