ALMIGHTY GOD, by the power of your Holy Spirit open our eyes, ears, hearts, and very lives to your presence so that today we may worship and serve you in faithfulness, and be blessing and healing reminders of your love to all whose lives we touch. We offer our prayers in the name of Christ. Amen.
– Rueben P. Job and Norman Shawchuck
A Guide to Prayer for Ministers and Other Servants
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Pray the prayer at the end of today’s reading. Share your thoughts.
Then he told this parable: “A man had a fig tree planted in his vineyard; and he came looking for fruit on it and found none.”
Luke 13:6, NRSV
This Week: pray for those who lack access to clean water. Submit your prayer to The Upper Room Living Prayer Center or share it in the comment section below.
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This week we remember: Polycarp (February 23).
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