A Prayer with 2 Corinthians 8

Our Lord Jesus was rich, but He became poor in His incarnation, crucifixion and resurrection; by His poverty we become rich in His forgiveness and life. We pray Him to grant us the gift of charity, that we may serve our neighbors’ needs and proclaim His mercy.

Source: “Sacred Meditations Collects” (Daily Lectionary found in Lutheran Service Book, pages 299-304 or Treasury of Daily Prayer.)

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