What did they cry out that first Palm Sunday?
Blessed is the One who comes in the Name of the Lord!
Hosanna to the Son of David!
Hosanna in the Highest!
Hosanna! Save Now!
Jesus, save us
Save us from the oppression of the Romans
Save us from the corruption of the Temple
Save us from slavery to sin and death
Save us from hunger and thirst
What are you crying out for God to save?
add our own petitions
Jesus, you are our Living Hope
You are One Who Saves
Salvation means wholeness
Lord, we need it
We need it for ourselves
We need it for our families
We need it for our places of work
For our schools
For our community
For your church
For those who are suffering in body, in mind, in spirit
For our world
For an end to the evil, injustice, and oppression
For an end to the hate, the division, the despairing
Lord, we need your salvation
We need your wholeness and we need it now
In our mourning, our grieving,
In our lamenting, and in our loss
We need it in our rejoicing and our celebration
We need your salvation
We need your wholeness
You are the Lamb of God
You are the King of Kings
You are the Christ, the Anointed One, the Savior of us all
We cling to you and we cling to your cross
We cry Hosanna! Save Now!
Make this real in us
Real in your church
Real in your world
conclude with the Lord’s Prayer
Palm Sunday Prayer © 2019 Lisa Ann Moss Degrenia
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