Prayers

Victims of violence – 9th October 2019

I pray Lord, for those who are the victims of violence. Help them to heal from whatever physical injuries they may have sustained. Calm their fears and their feelings of resentment towards those who have injured them. Help them to be strong. I ask it in the name of Jesus Christ – AMEN.

Violence – 8th October 2019

Lord, I bring to you the repeated outbreaks of violence in the world. I pray that you will intervene and establish peace. Rid people’s minds of fear and hatred towards people who differ from themselves. Help people to do things that make for peace. I ask it in Jesus’ name – AMEN.

Victims – 7th October 2019

Lord, I pray for the victims of “smash and grab” raids. Help them to overcome the shock they experience and to move on without fear of further attacks. Give them strong faith and the determination to move on with peace in their hearts. I ask it in Jesus’ name – AMEN.

Celebrate creation – 6th October 2019

Lord, it is the day of joy, hope and love, the first day of the week. Help your people throughout the world to celebrate your mighty act of creation, the resurrection of Jesus from the dead and the sending of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost. Lord, all glory to you, In Jesus’ name – AMEN.

Business managers – 5th October 2019

I pray today Lord for those business managers who struggle to get paid by their customers for the goods or services they have provided. Give them patience and tenacity to work out ways to get their customers to pay. Work your justice for them. I ask it in Jesus’ name – AMEN.

Dominating fears – 4th October 2019

I pray today Lord, for those people whose fears dominate their lives to the extent that they cannot find it within them to hope any more. Help them not to be overcome by their fears, but to deepen their faith in you and so overcome all their negativity. I ask it in the name of Jesus – AMEN.

Moral standards – 3rd October 2019

I pray Lord for those Christian believers who hold political office in positions of high visibility. Help them to resist all the pressures to compromise on their high moral standards. Give them courage to stand for what they know to be right. I ask it in Christ’s name – AMEN.

Christian persecutions – 2nd October 2019

Lord, I pray today for those Christian believers who, though living in areas where Christians are persecuted, still hold their faith tenaciously. I pray for your protection for those who manage to smuggle Bibles into dangerous places. Lord, keep them safe. I ask it in Jesus’ name – AMEN.

Fears – 1st October 2019

Lord, I pray for people who suffer from endless and groundless fears. Move them to see that life unfolds and that you have them in your arms of mercy and love. Help them to meet with people who have a strong faith in your love and providence. I ask it in Jesus Christ’s name – AMEN.