leader: The Lord be with you.
all: And also with you.
leader: We cry out Hosanna to the king of kings.
leader: We cry out to the Lord to save.
leader: We cry out for restoration.
leader: John writes, “If we say we have no sin we deceive ourselves and the truth is not in us. But when we confess our sins, God who is faithful and just will forgive our sins and cleanse us from all unrighteousness.”
all: LORD SAVE US.
leader: People of God, we come before God and one another bent on our knees and in our hearts confessing our sin to the one who makes all things right. Kneel, bow, lie prostrate before the Christ knowing that he who forgives the sins of all will forgive your sins and make you new.
(we kneel, bow, lie prostrate)