Loving God, you receive us as we are. Help us to live in grace, to show compassion, to speak kind words, since we have received grace, compassion, and kindness even when we may not have deserved it. Point us to generous living and open welcome. In Jesus’ name, Amen.
Thanks to Rev. Tyler Gingrich for CLWR’s prayer for the fourth Sunday in Lent. Tyler is a Community Relations Program Officer at Canadian Lutheran World Relief (CLWR) – Youth and the Assistant to the Bishop for Youth and Young Adult Ministry at the MNO Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada.