Matthew 25:31-46 Sheep and Goats

  • Light a candle to remember Christ’s presence with you.
  • Sit five to fifteen minutes in silent meditation paying close attention to the breath.
  • Consider sheep and goats living together in community.
  • What word or image captures your attention in this photo?
  • What does this word or image say about God?
  • What does this word or image say about you, a human being?
  • What does this word or image say about your responsibility to your neighbor?
  • Consider this photo again as it contains a message for you from God.  What is God’s message for you?
  • Beyond you, how does this message relate to your community?
  • Is there a call to action?
  • Give thanks for this time in prayer to listen to God’s message and for any new insights you have received.
  • Share as you feel led in the reply box below.

Revised Common Lectionary Readings for Sunday, November 30, 2011, Christ the King Sunday Year A
Ezekiel 34:11-16, 20-24
Psalm 100: 1-5
Ephesians 1:15-23
Matthew 25:31-46
If you use these prayers in other groups, please give credit to author.
Permission to use in not-for-profit settings The Rev. Lil Smith, M.Div., DASD

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