PRAYER FOR AND ASSURANCE OF GRACE
God of grace, source of wisdom,
we admit that we often find your wisdom to be foolishness.
God of foolishness, who calls us to be fools,
we admit that we are swayed by the wisdom of the world around us.
God of strength made evident in weakness,
help us to embrace foolishness and weakness. Help us find the path to wisdom and strength.
God of life, who calls us to be people of abundant life,
forgive us when we choose foolishly, strengthen us when we feel weak.
...time of silent prayer...
God is gracious, foolishly wise, strong in weakness. In God's wisdom forgiveness and grace are given freely and prodigiously. We are a forgiven and strengthened people!
Thanks be to God!