Advent: A loving prayer

December 23, 2017

Editor's note: Each week of the Advent season, Bread for the World is posting a prayer for our members and friends. We wish you a very Merry Christmas!


"I will sing of your steadfast love,
O Lord, forever; with my mouth, I will proclaim
your faithfulness to all generations."
(Psalm 89:1)

Loving God, we seek you.
We know your love is a gift
offered freely to all people.

Loving God, we seek you.
In this season of Advent, renew in us
a commitment to share your love with everyone.
As we prepare for the birth of your son, Jesus,
may your love be a comfort to us now and in the new year.

Loving God, we seek you.
May your love fill our hearts
And grace our lips so that we might
bring love to a world that so desperately needs it.


Loving God, we seek you.

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