P: Teach us wisdom in our hearts.
L: You have said that a grain of wheat must sink to the earth before it is fruitful,
P: And as it dies, it bears much fruit.
L: So let us offer up our lives to serve and follow You, O God,
P: And in so doing open our hearts to joy and gladness.
All: We rejoice in Your words, O God.
from Psalm 51:6-8 and John 12:23-26