Saints whisper prayers
In night and morning hours
One on top of another, yearning
For face-to-face redemption
I need you—my sister, my brother—to speak it:
Restoration to my soul, and to my faith.
—Valerie Bridgeman Davis, “I Need You to Speak It,” in The Africana Worship Book (Year C), edited by Valerie Bridgeman Davis and Safiyah Fosua (Discipleship Resources, 2008)
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Night and day we pray earnestly for you, asking God to let us see you again to fill the gaps in your faith.
—1 Thessalonians 3:10 (NLT)
Prayer for the Week
Abba, Help us to see beyond ourselves,
and see you in ALL of the world.
It is because of your goodness and
in response to your grace
that I pray . . . Amen.
“God is the source of liberation but enlists us, God’s disciples, as a resource to accomplish this purpose,” Terrell L. McTyer writes in his reflection on liberation for the Upper Room Ministries Blog.
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(Courtesy of Vanderbilt Divinity Library)
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