“Who is it you want?”
“I am he.”
“Who is it you want?” John 18:4-7
I want you, Lord. I want you.
“I have spoken openly to the world.” John 18:20
Lord, give me your spirit of boldness.
“I said nothing in secret.” John 18:20
Speak openly to me. Keep back nothing.
“If I testify to the truth, why do you strike me?” John 18: 32
Lord, protect those who testify to your truth.
“Everyone on the side of truth testifies to me.” John 18: 32
Help me to speak truth to lies, Lord.
“As the Father sent me, I am sending you.” John 20: 21
“If you do not forgive another of their sins, they are not forgiven.” John 20: 23
“If you forgive anyone his sings, they are forgiven. If you do not forgive them, they are not forgiven.” John 21:23
Lord, when we stand before you, will we be required to bring charges against others for the offensives they committed against us?
My Father, we live during a time of Propaganda Persecution – a time when the prince of darkness seeks to crucify you again by destroying your body, the Church. May you give us the strength and discernement to resist the evil influences that seek to destroy your testimony, twist your words, and call sin “love.”