A Collect to Not Despair When Others Reject the Gospel

Lord Jesus, who speaks what the Father directs you to say to the world, keep us from feeling hurt and dejected when the world rejects us on account of you, that we would not fall into despondency, but rejoice that we remain in the service and household of the one who loved us into being, through you who reigns in heaven with the Father and Holy Spirit. Amen. “Whoever listens to you listens to me, and whoever rejects you rejects me, and whoever rejects me rejects the one who sent me.” – Luke 10:16