Sermon on looking into the eye of God and knowing that we are
beloved. Part of a longer series on prayer and entering into prayer to
remember who you are so that you can go out into the world to love.
Botox kills the nerves around the eye and so makes some fundamental
Father in heaven, who at the baptism of
Jesus in the River Jordan proclaimed him your beloved Son and anointed
him with the Holy Spirit: Grant that all who are baptized into his Name
may keep the covenant they have made, and boldly confess him as Lord and
Savior; who with you and the Holy Spirit lives and reigns, one God, in
glory everlasting. Amen.