Jul 29, 2012

Prayer of Thanksgiving: Life of Christ

Here’s a prayer of thanksgiving for the life of Christ.  It was written by John Birch.

Prayer of Thanksgiving

Jesus, you came that we might have life, and have it abundantly
Precious Jesus, we offer you our praise and thanks.

You poured living water into lives that were parched and thirsty
Precious Jesus, we offer you our praise and thanks.

You fed souls that were hungry with the bread of life
Precious Jesus, we offer you our praise and thanks.

You brought healing through a touch that knew no prejudice or barrier
Precious Jesus, we offer you our praise and thanks.

You brought Salvation through the cross,
Precious Jesus, we offer you our praise and thanks.

You brought a means through which
[humanity] could be made right again with its Creator
Precious Jesus, we offer you our praise and thanks.

You brought comfort to the sorrowing, liberty to the poor
Precious Jesus, we offer you our praise and thanks.

You accept us as we are,
and mould us into the people we were meant to be
Precious Jesus, we offer you our praise and thanks.

You enable broken lives and relationships to be made whole again
Precious Jesus, we offer you our praise and thanks.

— written by John Birch, and posted on his Faith and Worship website.  Visit that site for many other excellent worship resources. http://www.faithandworship.com/