Litanies & Prayers

Come Unto Me

A litany for worship inspired by Matthew 11:28-30

by Ken Sehested

Fretfully does my heart drag its heels into the sanctuary of delight. For my wanton days and weary praise reveal the toll taken by life’s relentless demands.

Come unto me, and I shall give you rest.

To where shall I appeal for release from such encumbrance? To whom shall I entreat to lay these burdens down?

Come unto me, and I shall give you rest.

Attend the sighs of your world-weary children, oh Father of fealty, oh Mother of mercy.

Come unto me, and I shall give you rest.

Yoke us to provident release from sin’s increase, unburdening strain and stress. Grant rest and relief from heartache and grief; grant power to praise and to bless.

Come unto me, and I shall give you rest.

© ken sehested @ prayerandpolitiks.org