Ride on, ride on in majesty
Holy Spirit, please come with your cleansing fire among us. Prepare our hearts for the work you have for us and for the Diocesan Convention.
Then Jesus went into the temple of God and drove out all those who bought and sold in the temple, and overturned the tables of the money changers and the seats of those who sold doves. Matthew 21:12 (NKJV)
Jesus, please come into your church and make it a temple of your Holy Spirit and drive out all the “worldly wisemen” who defile it.
And He said to them, "It is written, 'My house shall be called a house of prayer,' but you have made it a 'den of thieves.' " Matthew 21:13 (NKJV)
Holy Spirit, bring us to a life of daily prayer.
Then the blind and the lame came to Him in the temple, and He healed them. Matthew 21:14 (NKJV)
Jesus, bring your healing to those who come to you.
But when the chief priests and scribes saw the wonderful things that He did, and the children crying out in the temple and saying, "Hosanna to the Son of David!" they were indignant Matthew 21:15 (NKJV)
Father, bring the bishops and chief priests of the Episcopal Church to repentance for their jealousy of Jesus.
and said to Him, "Do You hear what these are saying?" And Jesus said to them, "Yes. Have you never read, 'Out of the mouth of babes and nursing infants You have perfected praise'?" Matthew 21:16 (NKJV)
Father, help us hear the gospel from the least of these.
"Thus says the LORD of hosts: 'Let your hands be strong, you who have been hearing in these days these words by the mouth of the prophets, who spoke in the day the foundation was laid For the house of the LORD of hosts, that the temple might be built. Zechariah 8:9 (NKJV)
Holy Spirit, help us bear fruit for Jesus.
"Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion! Shout, O daughter of Jerusalem! Behold, your King is coming to you; He is just and having salvation, lowly and riding on a donkey, a colt, the foal of a donkey. Zechariah 9:9 (NKJV)
Father us rejoice as Jesus comes among us.
Return to the stronghold, you prisoners of hope. even today I declare That I will restore double to you. Zechariah 9:12 (NKJV)
Lord, I am a prisoner of hope. Thank you.
"And I will pour on the house of David and on the inhabitants of Jerusalem the Spirit of grace and supplication; then they will look on Me whom they pierced. Yes, they will mourn for Him as one mourns for his only son, and grieve for Him as one grieves for a firstborn. Zechariah 12:10 (NKJV)
Jesus, pour out you Spirit of grace and supplication on us.
Lift up your heads, O you gates! And be lifted up, you everlasting doors! And the King of glory shall come in. Psalm 24:7 (NKJV)
Come in, Jesus, King of Glory, come in.
A Word Received: I Am with you through it all.