Father, I thank you for Jesus
your only begotten son.
I appreciate the sacrifice
that has given me eternal life.
I am grateful for the knowledge
that my departed loved ones are with you
and I have hope in the midst of despair.
Help me, Lord, to live my life in a way
that honours you.
Give me the strength to model Christ
to all I encounter.
I ask you to bless my family.
Help us to guard our hearts,
minds and bodies.
You alone are worthy of our praise.
Thank you for this Easter Sunday
And what it represents
In Jesus’ Holy Name, Amen.