A Collect to be Willing to Love

Humble God, who is not ashamed to lower himself for others’ sake, let not our pride get in the way of doing what is necessary, but give us willing hearts to give of ourselves to others in love, that we would lift up one another and discover that we have been elevated to something greater than we could have attained of ourselves, through Jesus Christ, who with you and the Holy Spirit, loves us to the end. Amen. ‘ Then he poured water into a basin and began to wash the disciples’ feet and to wipe them with the towel that was tied around him.’ – John 13:5