Father today we bow before you as mere mortals in the presence of a holy God. You are majestic and mighty, you are sovereign and providential, you are the one whom we long to love with all of our heart, mind, soul and strength. We pray for the day that we can be before you singing “Holy, Holy, Holy is the Lord God Almighty” and never grow tired of doing so. We will praise you for all of eternity. Father, now we ask that you give us strength for this day, an overflowing love for or family, our friends, our neighbors. Father, we love because you first loved us. Father let us me reminded of the gospel of Jesus and his work on the cross. May we preach the gospel to ourselves each and every day. We come before you in the name of Jesus, amen.