New every morning is your love, great God of light, and all day long you are working for good in the world. Stir up in us desire to serve you, to live peacefully with our neighbors and all your creation, and to devote each day to your Son, our Savior Jesus Christ. Amen.
"A Liturgy for Morning Prayer," Upper Room Worshipbook
Used by permission from the Book of Common Worship, © 2018 Westminster John Knox Press. All rights reserved. This prayer appears in “A Liturgy for Morning Prayer” in Upper Room Worshipbook.
E. Stanley Jones
E. Stanley Jones (1884-1973) was a well-known Christian missionary and evangelist of the 20th century. An influential leader who initiated round-table interfaith discussions, Jones became close friends with Mohandas Gandhi and eventually wrote a biography of the Hindu activist. Dr. Jones authored 26 books and founded the Christian ashram movement.