Confession arising from 1 Samuel 3:1-10 — Cara Heafey, UK

Prayer of confession and assurance of pardon written for Second Sunday of Epiphany, Year B   God of love, you know us inside and out. With you there is no point in hiding or pretending. You invite us into your presence, and we come as we are.   We confess that we often forget to […]

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Confession of a Scrooge-like heart–Lawrence Moore, UK

Pause before the prayer, allowing God’s Spirit to search your heart.  Make your own confession. Pause after the prayer to experience the reality of God’s forgiveness. Why do I so readily settle for less, Spirit-giver? Respectable religion instead of living faith; God-at-a-distance instead of the searing closeness of your parenthood; sameness instead of the adventure […]

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Prayers of Confession

  Words seeking the deepest places Words for rigorous honesty Words to cleanse the spirit, mind and soul     Newest posts . . . (images link to posts)   Alphabetical archive of all ‘Words of Confession’ resources . . .     Featured image:  Holocaust Memorial, San Francisco, California USA

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Confession of a Scrooge-like heart — Lawrence Moore, UK

Pause before the prayer, allowing God’s Spirit to search your heart.  Make your own confession.  Pause after the prayer to experience the reality of God’s forgiveness. Why do I so readily settle for less, Spirit-giver? Respectable religion instead of living faith; God-at-a-distance instead of the searing closeness of your parenthood; sameness instead of the adventure […]

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Confession of a New Creation — Lawrence Moore, UK

Pause before the prayer, allowing God’s Spirit to search your heart.  Make your own confession.  Pause after the prayer to experience the reality of God’s forgiveness. The old ways are so comfortable, O God. They fit like old slippers; they feel like old friends. I don them more readily than my resurrection clothes; I live […]

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