Ever present God, your Spirit opens the door of assurance to us through your Word and through prayers. Thank you for always being present and for loving us. May your love prompt us this day to love the unlovable as well as those who are easy to love. Strengthen our faith in You and make us a strong witness of your Grace to others. Show us to whom we can take the love of Jesus to this day. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen.
Lord God, we come before you today grieving the loss of so many people to the coronavirus throughout the world. We grieve with their loved ones and all people who feel lonely and abandoned. Comfort the hearts of all who mourn, and may your Holy Spirit speak your words of promise and hope to us all. Show each of us how to act in the love of Christ this day to those we meet. Through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, we pray. Amen.
O God of grace and glory, thank you for another day you have added to our lives. Direct our paths to live out your purpose this day. May we become more and more like Jesus in sharing your love with others. Guide our thoughts, our actions with your Holy Spirit that others will come to know and trust in you. Wherever you lead us may we act boldly through your grace, and mercy. May we share the joy of your salvation in all our thoughts and actions. In Jesus Holy Name we pray, Amen.
Creating and Redeeming God, In you, O Lord, we always seek refuge. You are our rock and our fortress in all times. In your righteousness, deliver us and strengthen us. Because you have redeemed us through your Son Jesus Christ, we are called to reach out to others this day who need to know that you love them and walk beside them in their fear, their illness, and their despair. Strengthen our faith and show us to whom we can share your love. Protect and reveal yourself to our loved ones and our friends and acquaintances. We pray to you in the name of Jesus Christ our Lord and Savior. Amen.
O God, Jesus Christ promised that if we believe in Him we will also do the works that he did. May we believe with our whole hearts and minds that Jesus Christ is in You, and You are in Him and He is in us. We pray that His Spirit, your Holy Spirit, will guide us in works of faith that bring healing and comfort, joy and blessing to others. Guide us this day to those whose lives you would have us minister to. In His holy name we pray, Amen.
Lord God, eternal Father, as we begin this week and many of the businesses are beginning to open up, may we continue to observe safe practices that guard against the coronavirus. May we help those who are in need, and be patient in the restoration of our nations economy. Thank you, Father, for the generosity of so many who are giving assistance to those who have lost their income. We pray for your guidance to all who are working to develop a vaccine against coronavirus and for all who are treating and caring for the sick and dying. May we all learn to walk in the path of faith where Jesus leads us. In his name we pray. Amen.
O God, our Father, we give you thanks and praise for Jesus Christ who has opened the door of salvation to all of humanity. He is our truth, our life and our way. To know Him is to know you. Help us to be more like Him and You each day. Where we are weak, strengthen us. Where we are in need of faith, fill our hearts and minds with trust in you so that we can encourage others to believe in you. Through Jesus Christ, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.
Loving Father, as we walk through uncertain times, we give you thanks for Jesus Christ who is always beside us, and for our friends and neighbors who support, comfort, and walk beside us. Strengthen us to give support to others who are in need. Thank you for loving us, calling us to walk in your light and making us your people. Help us to bless others by sharing your love with them, supporting and encouraging them in their anxiety, and desperation. In the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen.
Heavenly Father, your gift of Jesus Christ to the world has opened the way for us to a lasting and loving relationship with you and all who believe in Him. May our lives be shaped after his example and may we grow in faith to become more and more like Jesus each day so that we may love as he loves. Through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, we pray. Amen.
O God of grace and glory, thank you for this new day. Show us your purpose for our lives this day so that we may become more and more like Jesus Christ in loving service and discipleship to you. May your love and your Spirit guide us into your desire for our lives. Regardless of where we are, what our job is, what our family situation is, help us to be disciples of your grace, mercy, and forgiveness and share the joy of your salvation with those we meet along our way this day. Help us be patient and observant of the ways that Coronavirus has altered our lives and our daily activities. Bring comfort and healing to those with the virus and to the families of those who have lost loved ones.
In Jesus Holy Name we pray, Amen.