Prayer Focus

When they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon, son of John,
do you love me more than these?” He said to him, “Yes, Lord; you know that I love you.” Jesus said to him, “Feed my lambs.” A second time he said to him, “Simon son
of John, do you love me?” He said to him, “Yes, Lord; you know that I love you.”
Jesus said to him, “Tend my sheep.”

John 21: 15-16

Eternal God,
how easily we forget, that,
on the last day,
you will be judging us
not according to our beliefs,
nor by our good intentions,
but according to who we have fed
and who we have given to drink.
May we live such, that,
on the last day,
we will find ourselves standing before you
not burdened by good gifts hoarded,
nor regretting fruits of the earth wasted,
but with hands empty and arms outstretched,
ready to receive your warm embrace.
©Ged Johnson/CAFOD

From CH4 (CCL No 22874)
Hymn 533 Verse 1
Will you come and follow me
if I but call your name?
Will you go where you don’t know
and never be the same?
Will you let my love be shown,
will you let my name be know,
will you let my love be grown in you and you in me?

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