Pete Greig: A Sabbath Prayer

Today is Sunday the 29th of March and this week we have been focussing our prayers on those affected by the global coronavirus crisis.
We have explored Christ’s invitation to connect in a time of isolation, to go deep in a time of distraction, to have courage in a time of containment, to hope in a time of hype, to receive breath in a time of death and to love in a time of fear.

Now, on this Sabbath day, when many will not be able to gather in their church services as usual, we join together as One Church to pray verses from the Bible.

Pause
As I enter prayer now, I pause to be still; to breathe slowly, to re-centre my scattered senses upon the presence of God.

Pause and pray

Rejoice and Reflect
I rejoice in God’s protection today, joining with the ancient praise of all God’s people in the words of Psalm 46…

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