Prayer of the Day
O God, your Son makes himself known to all his disciples in the breaking of bread. Open the eyes of our faith, that we may see him in his redeeming work, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever Amen.
Acts 2:14a, Acts 2:36-41
Psalm 116:1-4, Psalm 116:12-19
1 Peter 1:17-23
"Hearts Rekindled With Hope"
We had hoped. We had hoped we wouldn’t be separated for so long; that we’d be able to see our loved ones; that we would have found a vaccine, a cure, anything by now. We had hoped but so far our hopes have not materialized. As we journey through this time, however, we do not do so alone. We find ourselves today on the Emmaus Road with Cleopas and the other disciple. They are going home, dejected. They had hoped, but no more. Then, a stranger starts walking with them. It’s not until they reach their home and break bread together that they realize it was Jesus all along. Even on this long road, Jesus is with us. We might not always discern his presence, but Jesus is with us. And he will get us where we need to go.
|Entrance Hymn||LBW 40||With High Delight|
|Hymn of the Day||WOV 743||Stay With Us|
|Sending hymn||LBW 189||We Know That Christ Is Raised|
|LBW Lutheran Book of Worship
WOV With One Voice
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