A Reflective Prayer at the Cross

This prayer is designed for each of us to pause and add our own prayer sentences and to keep developing the prayer. There are three sections to it:

  • What I see;
  • What I hear;
  • What I do.
  • Then a summary section of what I see, hear and do TODAY.

When I look at the Cross what do I see?

  • When I look at the Cross I see love – pure unadulterated love.
  • When I look at the Cross I see that Jesus died for me.
  • When I look at the Cross I see hope for a new beginning.
  • When I look at the Cross I see that my sins are forgiven and I am free.

When I look at the Cross what do I hear?

  • When I look at the Cross I hear “It is finished”.
  • When I look at the Cross I hear that Jesus completed his mission on earth.
  • When I look at the Cross I hear that now God is my Father and I am his child.
  • When I look at the Cross I hear that I am accepted.

When I look at the Cross what do I do?

  • When I look at the Cross I bow before Jesus.
  • When I look at the Cross I say thank you.
  • When I look at the Cross I say ‘‘Yes’ to you Jesus. I will follow you.
  • When I look at the Cross I go to tell others about Jesus.

What do I see, hear and do when I look at the Cross TODAY?

  • When I look at the cross TODAY I see that Jesus is not there he is risen.
  • When I look at the Cross TODAY I hear that the same Spirit that raised Jesus from the dead lives in me.
  • When I look at the Cross TODAY I choose to believe that the risen Lord lives in me and that I can live in the same power moment by moment.