Blessings on the Season

On this Ash Wednesday, the beginning of a season of confession and reflection, we are invited to start with prayer and worship. Use Psalm 51 as a guide for your Lenten practice:

Have mercy on me, O God, according to your steadfast love; 
according to your abundant mercy blot out my transgressions.
Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin.
For I know my transgressions, and my sin is ever before me.
Against you, you alone, have I sinned, and done what is evil in your sight, 
so that you are justified in your sentence and blameless when you pass judgment.
Indeed, I was born guilty, a sinner when my mother conceived me.
You desire truth in the inward being; therefore teach me wisdom in my secret heart.
Purge me with hyssop, and I shall be clean; wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow.
Let me hear joy and gladness; let the bones that you have crushed rejoice.
Hide your face from my sins, and blot out all my iniquities.
Create in me a clean heart, O God, and put a new and right spirit within me.
Do not cast me away from your presence, and do not take your holy spirit from me.
Restore to me the joy of your salvation, and sustain in me a willing spirit.
Then I will teach transgressors your ways, and sinners will return to you.
Deliver me from bloodshed, O God, O God of my salvation, 
and my tongue will sing aloud of your deliverance.
O Lord, open my lips, and my mouth will declare your praise.
For you have no delight in sacrifice; if I were to give a burnt offering, you would not be pleased.
The sacrifice acceptable to God is a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart, O God, you will not despise.
Do good to Zion in your good pleasure; rebuild the walls of Jerusalem,
then you will delight in right sacrifices, in burnt offerings and whole burnt offerings;
then bulls will be offered on your altar.

Tomorrow and each day hereafter, if you choose, you can receive an email with a reflective devotional and an inspirational story from our community. I hope you will take advantage of this spiritual discipline of reading, reflecting, and praying. To sign up to continue to receive these emails, please sign up here.

Blessings on your Lenten journey,
Rev. Micah James & Adult Education Team

4 comments (Add your own)

1. JeaTese wrote:
Indian Pharmacy Online Mastercard generic viagra Ckuk Kamagra

Tue, January 1, 2019 @ 6:32 AM

2. JeaTese wrote:
Como Tomar Compra Kamagra [url=]cialis from canada[/url] Kamagra 100mg Forum

Tue, January 15, 2019 @ 11:07 PM

3. JeaTese wrote:
Amoxicillin Cause Brown Teeth Amoxicillin Ras [url=]canadian cialis[/url] Levitra Professional Sale Xenical Pills For Sale 125mg Side Effects [url=]cialis price[/url] Discount Generic Zentel Real From Canada Overseas Shop Viagra Receta Medica Disfuncion Erectil Cialis

Tue, January 22, 2019 @ 9:02 AM

4. JeaTese wrote:
Precio Cialis En Farmacias Benavides [url=]viagra[/url] Find Secure Ordering Generic Pyridium Online Ups With Free Shipping Priligy Mercadolibre Ecuador Can You Get High On Cephalexin Erfahrungen Mit Cialis Forum [url=]dr reddy finasteride buy[/url] Achat Viagra Ligne France En Sarcelles Propecia While On Accutane Difference Viagra Cialis How To Buy Amoxicillin Men'S Meds Online [url=]canadian pharmacy cialis 20mg[/url] Acquistare Finasteride Propecia Generico Levitra 20 Mg Efectos Secundarios Viagra 400mg Can I Order Synthroid Over The Internet [url=]buy generic cialis[/url] Real Propecia Results Male Pattern Baldness buy accutane from canada

Thu, January 31, 2019 @ 3:56 AM

Add a New Comment


Comment Guidelines: No HTML is allowed. Off-topic or inappropriate comments will be edited or deleted. Thanks.