Pray for us, for we are sure that we have a good conscience, desiring to conduct ourselves honorably in all things.
Through Him then, let us continually offer up a sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of lips that give thanks to His name.
"And whatever you ask in My name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son.
God of Mercy, amidst the sound of crashing buildings and the silence of a city never silent, we make our confession. We confess our fears.
We confess the fear that evil has won, and that Love has been vanquished. We confess our need to punish and hurt and hate those who have hurt us so deeply. We confess the desire to escape from it all even as billows of ash in the northeastern sky reminded us of what had occurred. Forgive us God. Forgive us... and help us to forgive.
A liturgical Prayer of Confession - a part of prayer we should never forget.