Monthly Archives: April 2012

Holy Week Prayers: Easter

Mark 16:1-8 Holy God who came to us in earthly night, you have revealed your true life in the fresh light of the dawn. Set us free from fear and grief, from sin and shame, that we may rise with … Continue reading

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Holy week Prayers: Saturday

Mark 15:40-47 O Lord, Jesus, you were always a guest here. Born in a stable, raised by an adoptive father, you were an itinerant teacher, healer, and prophet who had no place to lay your head. Even in death, you … Continue reading

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Holy Week Prayers: Friday

Mark 15:21-39 O Lord, Jesus, as the many passed by your cross wagging their tongues and shaking their heads, they mocked you and belittled you with your own words. They put you down because you weren’t the messiah they were … Continue reading

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Holy Week Prayers: Thursday

Mark 15:1-20 God of peace, God of justice, I confess the violence of my heart. I see wrong doing and I want someone punished. I am hurt and I want others to hurt. The thrill of the crowd’s urging to … Continue reading

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Holy Week Prayers: Wednesday

Mark 14:53-72 O Lord Jesus, how often have I stood by silently while others mocked and derided you? How often have I let the judgments of others stand unchallenged, even when I knew the truth? How often have I preferred … Continue reading

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Holy Week Prayers- Tuesday

Mark 14:26-52 Never-failing God, how boldly I stand before you week after week; how brashly I proclaim faith and the meaning of faithfulness; how firmly do I believe in myself–and how little do I trust in you. At your hour … Continue reading

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Holy Week Prayers: Monday

Mark 14:10-25 O Lord Jesus, I confess that I, like Judas, seek the intimacy of your presence while my heart remains occupied elsewhere. I have visions for who you are and what you will be that are only illusions, projections … Continue reading

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