Righteous Father, though the world does not know You, I know You, and they know that You have sent me. I have made You known to them, and will continue to make You known in order that the love You have for me may be in them and that I myself may be in them. John 17:25–26, NIV
Lord our God, our Father, give us your Spirit, we pray, for You have ruled over us at all times and loved us with a love that guides and leads us, that helps us go forward in body and soul. Reveal your hand. Grant that we undertake nothing in human strength; may everything come from You for each one whose heart holds true to You and who does the work intended for him. Then everything we do on earth can be a service to You. Protect us through your great goodness and faithfulness, which have been with us to this day and will go with us into the future. Amen.