by Stephen W. Hiemstra
In the night, I hear your voice and it gives me comfort,
for I know that you are near and need not fear the darkness.
In the morning, I see your light and I find strength for the day,
knowing that you have ordained it and I need only play my part.
In the afternoon, I hear your footsteps behind me and I do not feel alone,
for your hedge of protection is strong and reliable.
In the evening, I feel your warmth and take comfort in rest,
for you rested on the seventh day and declared it to be holy.
In the shadow of your cross, I confess that my good works are filthy rages in your sight and not all my works are good.
Forgive me, Lord, for the unholy things that I had done and the righteous things that I failed to do,
that I might never leave your presence.
In the power of your Holy Spirit, grant me the strength to forgive the sins of those around me.
In Jesus’ precious name, Amen.
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