Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Prayer for EBC Honors Chapel, May 20, 2009


Father,

You sent your Son Jesus, your Living Word
To bring us forgiveness and truth,
And He gave us His Spirit to make us holy.
Through them we come to know and love You,
And enter into Your life together.

Help us to worship You,
One God in three Persons,
Not only by declaring
but by living out our faith in You.

We thank you for this college,
and all here who serve you,
who have been Christ to us,
who have equipped us,
and have directed us toward your Kingdom.

Now we pray that you might complete
The good work which you have begun in us
By giving us
Diligence to seek you,
Patience to wait for you,
Hearts to meditate on you,
Wisdom to perceive you
Eyes to behold you,
Intelligence to understand you
And lives to proclaim you.

Bless those who come in
And bless those who go out,
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

By Him, with Him, in Him, in the unity of the Holy Spirit,
May all glory be yours, Almighty Father, now and forever.

Amen