in the Inheritance
Leader: Light of the World, your light shines, yet
many who do not see or understand it.
People: Deliver us from the darkness into which we
that we might be light in the world.
Leader: Giver of Life, you have forgiven our sins
us for the inheritance.
People: By your grace and mercy, we have received
Just as you have forgiven us, we share in the inheritance
by forgiving others.
Leader: Sustainer of Life, we are unworthy to
partake of the gift,
yet you gave your Son so that we may be saved.
People: Your infinite love has made us fit to share
in the inheritance,
and in love we share it with others
Leader: Wisdom of Life, the unfolding of your word
understanding to our lives.
People: The knowledge of your promise is our hope
as we share
in the inheritance of eternal life.
All: God, as
your children, we share in the inheritance
knowing that we have not earned it. We were once in
darkness, but now we are light. By forgiving our
trespasses, you have shown us the way of salvation.
Today we share in the inheritance of eternal life.
Naperville, IL Church of the Brethren
Church of the Brethren Living Word Bulletin
Anchor/Wallace, Sleepy Eye MN 56085, "The Living Word