* Hymn, 177, I Am Jesus’ Little Lamb
* Reading: I Peter 2:25
* Prayer (responsively)
P: O Lord God, we thank You for the grace which sent Christ our Good Shepherd into the world to lay down His life, ransoming us from the power of evil and liberating us from the fear of death.
C: We praise and bless You for His resurrection and the glorious promise that all who hear His voice and follow Him shall also be raised to life.
P: Give Your church the desire to follow our Good Shepherd, and to seek others who will be brought into
His fold through the proclamation of the Gospel.
C: Direct our paths through the temptations and uncertainty of our times. Grant us true faith and a godly heart. When our last hour comes take us safely into the green pastures of our eternal home, throughJesus Christ, the Overseer of our souls, Amen.
* Hymn, 585, How Blessed Is the Little Flock