Prayers For Pastors and Congregations–Palm Sunday April 14, 2019
A Prayer for Pastors: O Lord, the triumphant entry of Jesus into Jerusalem includes adoration for Him by the crowd. Some are beginning to understand who He truly is. Some mistakenly think He is the military leader or government king for whom they longed who would free the Jewish people. We know He is the Christ, the Son of the Living God. May we proclaimers this weekend be able to communicate the truth word effectively on this Palm Sunday that all people may accept Jesus as Lord and Savior. In the name of Jesus, I pray. Amen!
A Prayer for Congregations: Oh Lord, it is in many ways a confusing weekend. For some it is spring break from school with the beginning of an April Holy Week. Way too early our country is into an election season for the next term of our current president or a new president. Amid this confusion, the most important campaign is symbolized by the triumphant entry of Jesus into Jerusalem to face the culmination of His earthly mission. May this triumphant entry be our spiritual focus that overshadows all other marches. In the name of Jesus, I pray. Amen.