from the book
Lectionary Worship Aids
Cycle B, Series IV
James R. Wilson
Joel 2:1-2, 12-17 — 2 Corinthians 5:20b--6:10
Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21
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Call To Worship
Leader: Let all who have received God's mercy come in repentance this day.
People: For even as we have been forgiven we have sinned before the Lord.
Leader: God calls to the faithful to repent and come before the Cross.
People: For at the Cross we are again washed clean.
Leader: And at the Cross we were called into the family of Almighty God!
All: Blessed be the name of the Lord!
O God, even though we are sinners, in Your mercy You have called us to repent and become members in Christ of Your family. Lead us, O Lord, back into Your ways. In Christ we pray. Amen.
Prayer Of Confession
Lord, in the passing of the days we have each again fallen short of the glory and blessings You intended our lives to be. Forgive us, Lord, and help us to return our focus to the cross and to turn our ways back to Your ways that we might bring honor and blessings ...
This Ash Wednesday worship resource, Ash Wednesday, is based on Joel 2:1-2, 12-17 and relates to Ash Wednesday of Cycle B of the lectionary. This worship resource is excerpted from the book Lectionary Worship Aids . SermonSuite offers online sermons and professionally published sermons, lectionary sermons, non-lectionary sermons, children's sermons, sermon illustrations, worship resources, preaching resources, sermons on prayer, prayers, Christian drama, lectionary worship, lectionary workbooks and homilies. ...