Offer “grace” at meals
- Table Blessing: The prayers were written by John Cennick, an 18th century lay preacher and first published in 1740.Blessing before the MealBe present at our Table LordBe here and everywhere ador’dThese creatures bless and grant that weMay feast in Paradise with thee.Thanks after the MealWe thank thee Lord for this our foodBut more because of Jesus’ love.Let manna to our Souls be givenThe bread of Life sent down from heaven.
Memorize the Lord’s Prayer
- Lord’s Prayer 1. The traditional translation, from our United Methodist Hymnal No. 895Our father, who art in heaven,hallowed be thy name.Thy kingdom come,thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven.Give us this day our daily bread.And forgive us our trespasses,as we forgive those who trespass against us.And lead us not into temptation,but deliver us from evil.For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory,forever. Amen.2. The Ecumenical translation, from our United Methodist Hymnal No. 894Our Father in heaven,hallowed be your name,your kingdom come,your will be done, on earth as in heaven.Give us today our daily bread.Forgive us our sinsas we forgive those who sin against us.Save us from the time of trialand deliver us from evil.For the kingdom, the power, and the glory are yoursnow and for ever. Amen.
- Lord’s Prayer
Pray once a day using a recommended resource.