It is a Marvelous Monday Morning Father, and all of us who wait for you will be strong and our hearts will take courage! For the sake of your Name, lead and guide us today. Have mercy on us when we beging to become overwhelmed with the affairs of life. Thankfully, those who sow with tears will reap with songs of joy. Those who go out weeping, will come again with joy.
Lord, you commanded us to go out to the whole world, and proclaim the gospel to all creation. And whoever believes and is baptized will be saved. And that is what we will set our hearts to do, knowing that in your Name devils will be cast out; we will speak in tongues; we will lay our hands on the sick, and they will recover. And while we go out, and preach everywhere, you will work with us and confirm the word by the signs that will accompany it.
Oh Father, by the glorious resurrection of your Son Jesus Christ have destroyed death and brought life and immortality to light: Grant that we, who have been raised with him, may abide in his presence and rejoice in the hope of eternal glory; through Jesus Christ my Lord, to whom, with you and the Holy Spirit, be dominion and praise for ever and ever. Amen.
Almighty God and everlasting Father, you have brought us in safety to this new day: Preserve us with your mighty power, that we may not fall into sin, nor be overcome by adversity; and in everything we do direct our steps to the fulfilling of your purpose; through Jesus Christ my Lord. Amen. ~Nickolas Hiemstra