Every day, Living Lutheran offers a prayer for the day from the ELCA resource Prayer Ventures, which can be downloaded here. These petitions are offered as a guide for your own prayer life as together we pray for the needs of the world and give thanks for the ministries of our church.

Friday, Oct. 13: In God’s word and Scripture we find commandments, guidance and examples for living in God-pleasing ways, making decisions that consider the needs of others and loving God and neighbor with all our heart. Pray that our minds and hearts are open to God’s word and teachings and that we are eager to follow God’s ways ‒ no matter how difficult or uncomfortable.

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