Tuesday, 28 February 2017

Praying in Lent 2017 with USPG,
(3) Tuesday 28 February 2017

The migrants in northern Greece are fleeing war and persecution in their home countries (Photograph: USPG/Max McClellan)

Patrick Comerford

The Lent 2017 edition of the prayer diary of the Anglican mission agency USPG (United Society Partners in the Gospel) follows the theme of the USPG Lent study course, ‘Living an Authentic Life.’

This morning (28 February 2017), we are just a day away from the beginning of Lent. I am using this Prayer Diary for my prayers and reflections each morning this week and throughout Lent. Why not join me in these prayers and reflections, for just a few moments each morning?

In the articles and prayers in the prayer diary, USPG invites us to investigate what it means to be a disciple of Christ. The Lent study course ‘Living an Authentic Life’ (available online or to order at www.uspg.org.uk/lent), explores the idea that discipleship and authenticity are connected.

This week, from Sunday (26 February) to Saturday (4 March), the USPG Lent Prayer Diary follows the topic ‘We are called to be Disciples.’

Tuesday 28 February 2017:

Give thanks that all people are created in God’s image: women and men, boys and girls, people of all genders. May we recognise God’s image in everyone.

Continued tomorrow

Yesterday’s reflection and prayer

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