Resources and reflections for worship planners and leaders
Jan 11, 2013
Confession: Luke 4: 14-21
Here’s a prayer
of confession inspired by Luke 4:14-21.
It was written by Nancy C. Townley.
Prayer of Confession
(inspired by Luke 4:14-21)
you know us all too well. We listen to this episode in the life of Jesus. We
hear the astonishment of the people gathered in worship as Jesus proclaims the
mandate and scope of his ministry. It is what they had hoped for and also what
they have feared.
challenge are always difficult. We are more inclined to turn our backs on
opportunities of service than pitch in to affect the needed changes that will
promote healing and wholeness. Forgive us when we give lip service to you and
then slip into inaction. Give us courage to be willing disciples. Help us to be
people of promise and hope. In Jesus' Name, we offer this prayer. Amen.
Words of Assurance
opened the doors for service to each one of us. We have been freed from our
fears and doubts. Rejoice, dear fiends! In Jesus' Name, we are forgiven and