Intercession, Prayers Of Church, Short

Hear Not As We Ask Or Deserve

Heavenly Father, you have promised to hear what we ask in the name of your Son: Accept and fulfil our petitions, we pray, not as we ask in our ignorance, nor as we deserve in our sinfulness, but as you know and love us in your Son Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.   – The Book of Common Prayer

Lent & Cross, Prayers Of Church

Taize Prayers Of The Church

Christ Jesus, your life was not spectacular: You carried a cross – help us to walk your road.   (pause – or response)   Christ Jesus, you learned faithfulness in suffering, You have become our source of eternal life.   (pause – or response)   Christ Jesus, when wounded you did not make threats, Show us how to forgive to…

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Prayers Of Church

Simple Reflective Prayer Of The Church

Lord God, as darkness falls and light disappears you stand firm and shine for us…   (pause – or response)   Loving Father, thank you for sending your Spirit into our hearts…   (pause – or response)     Jesus, risen from the dead, you open doors that were locked shut, open what you will in us…   (pause –…

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Prayers Of Church, Short

New Eyes, New Hearts, New Way

Be with us as we: learn to see one another with new eyes, hear one another with new hearts, and treat one another in a new way.   – Corrymeela Community, Northern Ireland – Collected by Doug.