By: John Reiter
Posted: January 17, 2022
Category: Daily Devotional
THE BLUE, THE RED AND THE GOLD. Colors of the official seal of The United Presbyterian Church in the United States of America.
THE GOLDEN, DOWN-REACHING HAND (REPEATED FROM THE NICENE BANNER). God, relating to his world.
THE CROWN (REPEATED FROM THE WESTMINSTER BANNER) AND THE NAIL-SCARRED HAND. The death and victory of Christ as he reconciles the world.
THE FOUR HANDS OF DIFFERENT COLORS, THE CLASPED HANDS AND THE GREEN CIRCLE. The reconciled world at the foot of the cross—God’s act of reconciliation being the starting point and theme of the Confession of 1967.
THE STARS AND PLANETS ON THE BLUE BACKGROUND. The Space-Age setting of this Confession.
Loving God, You have created and called us to be in relationship with You and one another. We thank You for the gift of reconciliation. We pray that the Holy Spirit may help us to see how we have wronged others and how we can respond to Your call to be in right relationship with one another. Help us to forgive those who have wronged us and to seek harmony and love. In Your name we pray, Amen.