God loved the world so much that he gave his one and only Son,
so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life
(John 3:16; NLT).
1. Jesus is the Word of God,
His much-loved, only Son,
Who comes to live with us on earth
And make all people one.
2. Jesus is the bread of God,
Who comes to feed each soul,
To heal in body, heart and mind
So we can be made whole.
3. Jesus is the Lamb of God,
Who comes to pay the price
For all our sins and weaknesses:
A perfect sacrifice.
4. Jesus is the Love of God,
His unveiled, human face,
Who comes to live within us all,
For Jesus is God’s grace.
1. He wore a robe dipped in blood and his title was the Word of God (Revelation 19:13; NLT).
This is my dearly loved Son (Mark 9:7; NLT).
I have given them the glory you gave me, so they may be one as we are one (John 17:22; NLT).
2. The true bread of God is the one who comes down from heaven and gives life to the world (John 6:33; NLT).
He was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities; upon him was the chastisement that made us whole, and with his stripes we are healed (Isaiah 53:5; RSV).
3. John saw Jesus coming toward him and said, “Look! The Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world!” (John 1:29; NLT).
By the power of the eternal Spirit, Christ offered himself to God as a perfect sacrifice for our sins (Hebrews 9:14; NLT).
4. Nothing in all creation will ever be able to separate us from the love of God that is revealed in Christ Jesus our Lord (Romans 8:39; NLT).
God, who said, “Let there be light in the darkness,” has made this light shine in our hearts so we could know the glory of God that is seen in the face of Jesus Christ (2 Corinthians 4:6; NLT).
Then the veil of the temple was torn from top to bottom (Mark 15:38; NKJV).
When the Roman officer who stood facing him saw how he had died, he exclaimed, “This man truly was the Son of God!” (Mark 15:39; NLT).
Christ is all that matters, and he lives in all of us (Colossians 3:11; NLT).
God saved us and called us to live a holy life. He did this, not because we deserved it, but because that was his plan from before the beginning of time – to show us his grace through Christ Jesus (2 Timothy 1:9; NLT).
1. Thank you
For your incarnation –
2. Thank you, Lord,
For your atonement,
Through your death
3. Thank you
For your resurrection –
Of the dead.
4. Thank you, Lord,
For your salvation,
1. Though he was God, he did not think of equality with God as something to cling to. Instead, he gave up his divine privileges; he took the humble position of a slave and was born as a human being (Philippians 2:6-7; NLT).
2. God presented Christ as a sacrifice of atonement, through the shedding of his blood (Romans 3:25; NIV).
3. The apostles testified powerfully to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus (Acts 4:33; NLT).
Jesus told her, “I am the resurrection and the life” (John 11:25; NLT).
Grace to you […] from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the first-born of the dead (Revelation 1:4-5; RSV).
4. He [Jesus] became the source of eternal salvation for all those who obey him (Hebrews 5:9; NLT).
He took a cup of wine and gave thanks to God for it. He gave it to them, and they all drank from it. And he said to them, “This is my blood” (Mark 14:23-4; NLT).
He took bread, gave thanks and broke it, and gave it to them, saying, “This is my body” (Luke 22:19; NIV).
I am the living bread that came down from heaven. Anyone who eats this bread will live forever; and this bread, which I offer so the world may live, is my flesh (John 6:51; NLT).
This set of little prayers came to me whilst I was asleep. As I woke up, I could still hear the words being spoken aloud in my mind. Grabbing my ipad, I started writing them down immediately, as I knew from experience that they would disappear within seconds. Each prayer can be used at a specific moment, or said repeatedly in difficult situations.
1. When I wake to face each day: Lord, I’m yours; you are my way.
2. When I hear your gentle voice: Lord, I’m yours; you are my choice.
3. When I am about to eat: Lord, I’m yours; this is a feast.
4. When I pray to you at night: Lord, I’m yours; you are my light.
5. When I want to judge, and win: Lord, I’m yours; forgive my sin.
6. When I suffer fear and pain: Lord, I’m yours; I praise your name.
7. When I think I’m going to drown: Lord, I’m yours; don’t let me down.
8. When I kneel before your cross: Lord, I‘m yours, but I am dross.
9. When I see you, risen, scarred: Lord, I’m yours, though life is hard.
10. When I share your bread and wine: Lord, I’m yours, and you are mine.
1. I am the way (John 14:6; NLT).
2. I am yours (Psalm 119:94; NLT).
3. You prepare a feast for me (Psalm 23:5; NLT).
4. I am the light of the world (John 8:12; NLT).
5. He forgives all my sins (Psalm 103:3; NLT).
6. The Lord gave me what I had, and the Lord has taken it away. Praise the name of the Lord (Job 1:21; NIV).
7. Lord, save us! We’re going to drown (Matthew 8:25; NLT).
8. O God, be merciful to me, for I am a sinner (Luke 18:13; NLT).
9. Here on earth you will have many trials and sorrows (John 16:33; NLT).
10. My beloved is mine and I am his (Song of Songs 2:16; NIV).
David built an altar there to the Lord (2 Samuel 24:25; NLT).
1. Here, within this candle-flame,
Who comes from heaven to reign.
2. Here, within this sacred bread,
The first fruits of the dead.
3. Here, within this cup of wine,
Who is truth divine.
4. Here, within this mystery,
In perfect unity.
1. The Holy One will be a flame (Isaiah 10:17; NLT).
He will reign forever and ever (Revelation 11:15; NLT).
2. He took bread, gave thanks and broke it, and gave it to them, saying, “This is my body” (Luke 22:19; NIV).
Christ has indeed been raised from the dead, the first fruits of those who have fallen asleep (Corinthians 15:20; NIV).
3. He took a cup of wine and gave thanks to God for it. He gave it to them, and they all drank from it. And he said to them, “This is my blood” (Mark 14:23-4; NLT).
The Spirit is truth (1 John 5:6; NKJV).
4.The wisdom we speak of is the mystery of God (1 Corinthians 2:7; NLT).
The Lord our God is one (Mark 12:29; NIV).