Calls To Worship
Adapted from 2 Chronicles 7:14-15
God says, “If my people,
Who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray,
And seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways,
I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and heal their land.
Now my eyes will be open and my ears will be attentive to the prayers offered in this place.
Loving God, we claim your promises to us today. Heal our land. Heal us. Help us to seek your face in worship today.
Austin D. Hill
Adapted from Psalm 103:1-5
Praise the Lord, my soul;
All my inmost being, praise his holy name.
Praise the Lord, my soul, and forget not all his benefits
Who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases,
Who redeems your life from the pit,
And crowns you with love and compassion,
Who satisfies your desires with good things so that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s.
Submitted by Austin D. Hill
Adapted from Psalm 130
Leader: Out of the depths we cry to you, Lord;
People: Lord, hear our voices , Let your ears be attentive to our cries for mercy.
If you, Lord, kept a record of sins,
Leader: Lord, who could stand? But with you there is forgiveness,
so that we can, with reverence, serve you.
People: we will wait for the Lord, with our whole being we will wait,
and in his word we put our hope.
Leader: We wait for the Lord more than watchmen wait for the morning,
more than watchmen wait for the morning.
People: For with the Lord is unfailing love and with him is full redemption.
He himself will redeem Israel from all their sins.
Submitted by Stuart Strachan Jr.
Looking for More Liturgical Elements?
Check out our Prayers of Confession on Forgiveness.