Posts Tagged: fear

A prayer of fear and hope for the peoples of Sudan

God of the ages, July 9 draws near and I fear . . . I fear for my brothers and sisters in Sudan. I fear that preparations and plans for the independence of South Sudan have not been carefully made. I fear that the United Nations and the nations and intergovernmental organizations of the world… Read more »

A prayer by the Heads of churches in Jerusalem

Prayer by the Heads of churches in Jerusalem (3 persons to pray different sections) For the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity Heavenly Father, We give you thanks and praise for your gift to us of your only Son, Jesus…

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Prayer request from Lebanon

Lebanese partners of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) send the following prayer request: Yesterday while our Prime Minister was meeting with President Obama, eleven Lebanese Ministers resigned and as a result we are now without a government. The last six months…

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7:00 a.m. Sunday, May 9, the Philippines

As I begin this post, it is seven o’clock a.m. on Sunday morning in the Philippines. The day before the election has dawned. Across the country, people will give thanks and raise their hopes and express their fears in prayer….

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Election status – Sudan

Our colleagues in the Sudan Advocacy Action Forum have issued the following situation report that addresses the status of the election.Dear Sudanese Friends and Friends of the Sudanese, This update specifically addresses the current status of the elections, the results…

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God of Mercy You Have Shown Us

“God of mercy, you have shown us ways of living that are good: ‘Work for justice, treasure kindness, humbly journey with the Lord.'” So begins a new hymn lamenting gun violence written by the Rev. Carolyn Winfrey Gillette. The hymn…

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A Child Is Coming – A Christmas Prayer

Here is another prayer for Advent and Christmas. This one is by Tedd Roos of Lakewood, Ohio. Heavenly Father, in the midst of the bustle and noise of the season, help us pause. Help us take a breath and rest…

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