Graceful obedience

Lent 2013 Cover   John 18:1–19:42

Question for reflection:
What am I holding onto too tightly? What do I need to learn, experience, or do in order to live more trustingly with God?

Prayer for the day:
Help me let go, God, of everything that gets between me and you. Open me to experiences of grace. Compel me toward your promises. Usher me from death into life. Amen.

~ Jonathan Shively, executive director, Congregational Life Ministries

Congregational Life Ministries of the Church of the Brethren is offering these simple prayers and questions in connection to this year’s Lenten devotional, The Practice of Paying Attention, written by Dana Cassell, Minister of Youth Formation at the Manassas Church of the Brethren. (Available from Brethren Press in print and E-Book formats) Join us as we look and listen for the coming of the Word through the reading of scripture, Dana’s reflections, times of prayer, and conversations on this blog.

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