2nd cruciform bead: Lord, you created the earth and filled it with living things.
Week beads, set 2: Use each bead to express a sense of wonder for all living things.
3rd cruciform bead: Creator God, you have formed humans out of the dust of the earth.
Week beads, set 3: Use each bead to express wonder at the human body as a creation.
—Kristen E. Vincent and Max O. Vincent, Another Bead, Another Prayer: Devotions to Use with Protestant Prayer Beads (Upper Room Books, 2014)
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The Lord God formed the human from the topsoil of the fertile land and blew life’s breath into his nostrils. The human came to life.
—Genesis 2:7 (CEB)
Prayer for the Week
Pray the following prayer as you touch the cross, invitatory bead, and resurrection beads on a set of Protestant prayer beads.
Holy God, heaven and earth are filled with your glory.
Let my praise be united with that of
the angels as we proclaim that
you are holy, holy, holy. Amen.
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