By Stephen W. Hiemstra
We praise you for creating us, male and female, in your image (Gen 1:27)
so that in Christ there is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is no male and female. (Gal 3:28 ESV)
We confess that we have not always lived into your image promise or even wanted to.
We give thanks that you have not given up on us, but sent Christ to show us how to live,
ransomed us from our own sinful folly, and given us the hope of salvation and eternal life with you.
We pray that our kids will remember the lessons that we so painfully learned,
but mostly that we learned to trust in you.
In the power of your Holy Spirit, grant us the strength to continue living another year,
the grace to reach out to those around us, and
the peace that passes all understanding (Phil 4:7).
In Jesus’ name, Amen.
Prayer for the Kids
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