Love the World Liturgy

Created by the Kansas City Boiler Room

COMMISSION

Leader: All authority in heaven on earth has been given to You.

All: You rule over every principality and power, every human and every spirit, every tribe and every tongue.

Leader: You have charged us to make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey Your commands. 

:All: Would You exchange our doubt with confident belief? 
Would You remove our fear and hesitancy; make us strong and courageous? Would You overwhelm our frailty with Your greatness?

 Ldr: Consider the threats of the enemy over our lives, our community, and our generation. Enable us, as Your servants, to speak Your word with great boldness.

All: May the word of God spread. Rapidly increase the number of disciples in [insert the name of your village/town/city here]. Stretch out Your hand to heal and perform miraculous signs

and wonders through the name of Your holy servant Jesus.

 

PSALM 67

Leader: May God be gracious to us and bless us and made his face shine upon us, that your way be known on the earth, your salvation among the nations.

All: May the peoples praise you, O God; may all the peoples praise you.

Leader: May the nations be glad and sing for joy, for you rule the peoples justly and guide the nations of the earth.

All: May the peoples praise you, O God; may all the peoples praise you.

Leader: Then the land will yield its harvest, and God, our God, will bless us. God will bless us, and all the ends of the earth will fear Him.

 

PRAYERS OF INTERCESSION

Leader: You are the Sovereign Lord.

All: You made the heavens and the earth and the sea and everything in them.

Leader: You are the Godhead, three in one. 

:All: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit; we turn again to You.

Leader: Jesus, You are the centre and strength of the Bible, of the Church, and of our theology. You are the centre and strength of humanity, of reason, of justice, and of culture.

All: We take refuge in You. There is no better way, no other hope outside of you Jesus.

Leader: Father, keep us from being swayed by hollow and deceptive philosophy, which depends on human tradition and the basic principles of this world rather than on Christ. Teach us the ways of Your kingdom. Teach us the ways of Your gospel that comes with power. [Colossians 2:8]

 

All: In You is all that we long for.

In You our questions find resolve.

In You true illumination is realized.

Leader: So Father, come to our city, to our schools, to our workplaces, to our friends who do not yet know You.

 

Daniel 9.17-19:

All: Oh God, hear the prayers and petitions of your servants. For Your sake, O Lord, look with favour on this dry and thirsty land. Give ear, O God, and hear; open your eyes and see the desolation of the city that bears your Name. We do not make requests of you because we are righteous, but because of Your great mercy. O Lord, listen! Oh Lord, forgive! O Lord, hear and act! For Your sake, O my God, do not delay, because your city and your people bear your name.

 

All: For the sake of [insert your local neighbourhood], do not delay.

For the sake of the [insert a local place of mission], do not delay.

For the sake of Poor in [insert the name of your village/town/city here], do not delay.

For the sake of the Rich in [insert the name of your village/town/city here], do not delay.

For the sake of [insert a local place of education], do not delay.

Leader: For the sake of the men, women, and children of this city.

For the sake of Your name in the earth… do not delay.

All: That You name would be a praise in the earth, that you great love would be made known among the nations.

Amen.

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