40 Days Of Prayer: Friday, January 15, 2016

Holy God, we give you the glory and praise for your church and the people called United Methodist. You have called us to spread the Good News of your saving grace. The fields are indeed ripe for harvest, but we have become timid and afraid to share your love. We have experienced the zeal of your transforming love but become complacent. Renew our hearts and minds; rekindle the fires of our passion for the least, the last, and the lost. Draw us nearer to you that we might experience anew what is means to be your disciples. Open our hearts to pray more deeply, worship more intently, give more freely, serve and love our neighbors more eagerly and to witness more openly that we and those around us are spiritually renewed and reborn to the work of the kingdom. In the holy name of Christ we pray. Amen.