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A Prayer with 1 Peter 1:1-12

Almighty God gives us new birth and living hope through the resurrection of His Son, Jesus Christ. We pray that, when we are grieved by various trials, He would strengthen us in the faith. Source: “Sacred Meditations Collects” (Daily Lectionary found in Lutheran Service Book, pages 299-304 or Treasury of …

A Prayer with Matthew 8:18-34

Jesus Christ, our Lord, rules over all creation and even over the cosmic powers of this present darkness. We pray that we may trust in Him above all things and that He would grant us His peace in troubled times. Source: “Sacred Meditations Collects” (Daily Lectionary found in Lutheran Service …