A Collect for Receiving Jesus

Lord Jesus, who stepped out of eternity and into our world, we welcome you into our gatherings, our homes, and our hearts. Ready us to receive you, that we would be filled with your wisdom and encouraged by the love your presence reveals, through you who is alive and reigns in perfect union with the Father and Holy Spirit. Amen. ‘Now as they went on their way, he entered a certain village, where a woman named Martha welcomed him into her home.’ – Luke 10:38