March 26, 2021

Published March 26, 2021 by St Matthews Lutheran Church in Daily Message

We see humility, sacrifice and unconditional love in the suffering Jesus endured for our redemption. Pray that the Spirit will make us humble, loving servants willing to sacrifice convenience, reward and emotional comfort for the sake of sharing the gospel and caring for our neighbors in need.

                                    Prayer Ventures, Living Lutheran, March 26, 2021

Great God, Your Love Has Called Us                                                               ELW #358

1    Great God, your love has called us here

      as we, by love, for love were made.

      Your living likeness still we bear,

      though marred, dishonored, disobeyed.

      We come, with all our heart and mind

      your call to hear, your love to find.

4    Then take the towel, and break the bread,

      and humble us, and call us friends.

      Suffer and serve till all are fed,

      and show how grandly love intends

      to work till all creation sings,

      to fill all worlds, to crown all things.

5    Great God, in Christ you set us free

      your life to live, your joy to share.

      Give us your Spirit’s liberty

      to turn from guilt and dull despair,

      and offer all that faith can do

      while love is making all things new.

Text: Brian A. Wren, b. 1936 Text © 1977, rev. 1995 Hope Publishing Company, Carol Stream, IL 60188. All rights reserved. Used by permission, OneLicense #A736006