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Holy Baptism

A Prayer with Matthew 4:12-25

Jesus proclaimed His Father’s gracious reign, called His apostles to be fishers of men, and brought healing to many. We pray that we would know His life-giving truth, proclaim His mercy to others, and rejoice in His baptismal healing. Source: “Sacred Meditations Collects” (Daily Lectionary found in Lutheran Service Book, …

A Prayer with Matthew 3

God Almighty sent John the Baptizer to proclaim repentance and prepare the way of the Lord. We pray that He would lead us to live in our Baptism, daily repenting of our sins and rising in Jesus’ cross-won forgiveness. Source: “Sacred Meditations Collects” (Daily Lectionary found in Lutheran Service Book, …