Words of Humble Confession
We confess we have propped
letting pride claim special status
for ourselves at the expense of
You’ve told us that the vulnerable,
those as powerless as children,
are the greatest in your unfolding
realm, in heaven.
Still we justify the sins of our culture
as somehow Christian.
Release us from our prideful pursuit of
the standards of this world.
Open our hearts and eyes that we can
see you in the weak and powerless. In the name of the little child on Jesus’
lap we pray. Amen. tg
Words of Hope & Assurance Matthew 28:6-7a CEB: He isn’t here, because he’s been raised from the dead, just as he said. Come, see the place where they laid him. Now hurry, go and tell his disciples, ‘He’s been raised from the dead.