Every day, Living Lutheran offers a prayer from the ELCA resource Prayer ventures, which can be downloaded here. These daily 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.

Tuesday, Jan. 25 Ask God to help us understand that force, vengeance, wealth disparity and dominance over others are inconsistent with God’s justice and power, and that these are revealed to us through Jesus’ life and teaching, which exemplify humility, compassion, generosity, service, love without prejudice and advocacy for neighbors in need.

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