Grow us to the point we are open for the change You are calling us to, even when it involves loss.
Show us that You sometimes give us what we willfully demand, so we can see how unsatisfying our self-centered ways really are.
Adam and Eve were free to eat of the Tree of Life, but never chose to do so. Remind us that we, too, are called to choose life–from the thoughts we think to the things we do. Help us to…
You called those who looked good on the outside, but were full of corruption on the inside “Whitewashed Tombs.” Resurrect the dead, Lord. Revive what is dead on the inside to Your newness of life.