for today, here is a prayer from a Holy Communion service in Lent.
whose blessed Son our Saviour
gave his back to the smiters
and did not hide his face from shame:
give us grace to endure the sufferings of this present time
with sure confidence in the glory that shall be revealed;
through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Here, a few verses from today’s psalm. It has extraordinary imagery later in the text.
1 O Lord, hear my prayer
and let my crying come before you.
2 Hide not your face from me
in the day of my distress.
3 Incline your ear to me;
when I call, make haste to answer me…
from biblegateway, click Psalm 102