Prayer of the day
27 March 2015
Accept, O Father, the sacrifice of our thanksgiving: of
praise, for your great mercies; of prayer, that we may grow in
grace; of penitence, that our sins may be forgiven; and of
love, that only gift which you seek in us or desire; and this
we ask through Christ our Lord. Amen.
John Donne (1572-1631)
Generous and self-giving God,
we are doubly blessed
to receive freely of your grace and mercy,
and to be called to share in your work of renewing all things in
Help us to delight in our service;
to be cheerful in our giving;
and even to rejoice in the challenge and cost to us,
knowing that we are friends and partners in your loving enterprise.
Roger Walton, West Yorkshire District Chair
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Methodist Prayer Handbook 2014/15
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