Prayer Before Receiving Communion

Thank You, Father, that You have promised to hear the prayers and petitions of Your servants and to nourish us with the body and blood of Your Son, our Saviour, Jesus Christ our Lord.

Help me to prepare my heart as I partake of the bread and wine, which are the two beautiful symbols of Christ body broken for me, and His precious blood shed for me.

I am not worthy so much as to gather up the crumbs under Your table and yet You stooped down to save a wretch like me. And so I kneel in homage before You, in grateful remembrance of Your body broken and Your blood shed. In Jesus' name I pray,