Lord Jesus, You rejoice over those who are Yours. You present us faultless before the presence of Your glory with exceeding joy. In Your infinite wisdom, oh God, You have made us and placed us where we are for Your glory. As we pass through the trials of this life, help us to know in our hearts that You will never leave us or abandon us. You will work in us and through us as we surrender all ourselves to You. Lord, help us to remember that Your love, Your approval, and Your pleasure in us are all that matter. Remind us that we should never doubt Your love for us for You gave Yourself for us that we may be reconciled to You and be with You forever. Because we did nothing to earn Your love, so nothing will ever turn Your love from us. You know all we will ever be and do, yet You loved us before You made the world. Who can separate us from the love of Christ? You, oh God, never change. You will never love us less or ever desire anything less than all our hearts as Your home forever. Though we are here now, soon You will take us all to be with You. You are the Almighty One. May we be pleasing to You bringing glory to Your name – the name above all names, the name in which we pray, oh savior God, Jesus Christ. Your will be done in all creation. Amen.
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