For Sunday, July 9, 2017 — Responsive Prayer of the People
Responsive Prayer of the People
Leader: Our God, three in one, hear our prayer. Continue to bless us that we may be a blessing to others.
People: Keep us strong that we may help the weak.
Leader: Keep us uplifted that we may have words of comfort and encouragement for others.
People: We pray for those who are lost and can’t find their way.
Leader: We pray for those who are misjudged.
People: We pray for those who do not know you intimately.
Leader: We pray for those who don’t believe, while we are deeply grateful to you for our belief.
People: We believe that you can change people and you can change things.
Leader: We pray for our brothers and sisters in all circumstances, and for every member of their household.
People: We pray for all refugees, especially those suffering terrible oppression in the Middle East.
Leader: We pray for the orphans in the world, of which there are too many.
People: We pray for all of the homeless in the world, as well as those here in Albuquerque. We pray that people’s basic needs will be met.
Leader: We pray that more and more people come to know that there is no problem, circumstance or situation greater than you! Any battle can be fought and won with your help if that is your will for us. If that is not your will for us, please give us the strength and resources to endure whatever is your perfect will. For thy will be done!
All: This is our prayer, Almighty God, offered in the name of your Son, our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Amen