Bread for the Journey Series: Week 5
Scriptures: Mark 6:30-44, 1 Kings 17:8-16, 2 Corinthians 9:8,10
Message: “Abundant Bread”
Invitation to Worship: from Banquet of Praise
Leader: Lord, let me hunger enough that I not forget the world’s hunger.
People: Lord, let me hunger enough that I may have bread to share.
Leader: Lord, let me hunger enough that I may long for the Bread of Heaven.
People: Lord, let me hunger enough that I may be filled.
Leader: But, O Lord, let me not hunger so much that I seek after that which is not bread,
All: nor try to live by bread alone. Amen.
Opening Prayer: from World Vision
Almighty God, it is difficult to see children suffer, especially from hunger. We ask You to give them daily bread today and end their persistent hunger. “For he … fills the hungry with good things.” Says the Psalmist. Provide the food they need to grow and thrive. Pour out Your grace on hungry families, especially parents straining to feed their children despite dwindling resources. In your son’s name and with his words we pray…
Theme: Are we sharing the bread we have? Are we sharing the bread we have been given?