Our triune God, you made us in your own image and redeemed us through your own son Jesus. Look with compassion on the whole human family; take away the arrogance and hatred which infect our hearts; break down the walls that separate us; unite us in bonds of love; and work through our struggle and confusion to accomplish your purposes on earth; that, in your good time, all nations and races may serve you in harmony.
Grant, O God, that your holy and life-giving Spirit may so move every human heart and especially the hearts of the people of this land that barriers which divide us may crumble, suspicions disappear, and hatreds cease; that our divisions being healed, we may live in justice and peace. O God, you have bound us together in a common life. Help us, in the midst of our struggles for justice and truth, to confront one another without hatred or bitterness, and to work together with mutual forbearance and respect. May we who have wronged them seek forgiveness from our brothers and sisters. Help us to be humble, to listen and to learn. And may we raise up a generation who walk this earth only in love and compassion. Through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
This prayer is based on three from the Book of Common Prayer: for the human family, for times of conflict and for social justice. My prayer is that our human family would rise above conflict to seek justice and freedom for all.
Thank you to our very own Tawdra Kandle, Author for this our final day of prayer for our “7 authors, 7 days, 7 prayers – 1 powerful message” week. Thank you again to all of the authors who joined us for messages of healing this week: Hildie McQueen, Olivia Hardin, Author Barbara Blue, Jasinda Wilder, JoAnna Grace Author, Author Melissa Lummis and Tawdra Kandle, Author.
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