Sunday, March 30, 2008

prayer for the week

Second Sunday of Pascha

Almighty and everlasting God, who in the Paschal mystery established the new covenant of reconciliation: Grant that all who have been reborn into the fellowship of Christ's Body may show forth in their lives what they profess by their faith; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

from Book of Common Prayer


NaNcY said...

God help me to do this.
Help me with my belief and the sharing of You.

Ted M. Gossard said...

Me too, Nancy.

And this prayer also speaks to me of the need to live out this reconciliation in our love for each other, in Jesus.

As we read, By this will all people know that you are my (Jesus') disciples, if you have love for each other.

And also, I pray that they might be one as we are one....that they might be brought to this oneness, that the world might know that the Father sent the Son. (in Jesus' prayer to the Father in John 17).