Friday, February 27, 2015

For Sunday

Reading of the Law of God
As obedient children, do not be conformed to the passions of your former ignorance, but as He who called you is holy, you also be holy in all your conduct, since it is written, “You shall be holy, for I am holy.” 1 Peter 1.14-16

Confession of Sin
Our Father, being holy is simply not the priority for us that it should be. We are too comfortable with our sin. In this we greatly offend You. We recognize that this is no small matter. It is worthy of Your just penalty. But we would be bold to ask for forgiveness. We ask this so that we might pursue the holiness that You expect of us. Grant us our requests for Jesus’ sake. Amen.

Declaration of Pardon
If you, O Lord, should mark iniquities, O Lord, who could stand? But with you there is forgiveness, that you may be feared. Psalm 130.3-4

May God our Father forgive us our sins, and bring us to the fellowship of his table with his saints for ever.  The Book of Common Prayer